CRISPR

A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases just raised $23 million in venture funding

A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases just raised $23 million in venture funding

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Mammoth Biosciences Mammoth Biosciences announced a $23 million funding round on Tuesday, setting the company up to try and make a dent in the $45 billion global disease...
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A blockbuster gene editing tool could cause more damage than experts thought

A blockbuster gene editing tool could cause more damage than experts thought

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Bobby Yip/Reuters A new study has concluded that genetic editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9, can cause significantly greater havoc than experts thought. It could cause enough damage to...
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A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been 'linked' to cancer - here's how worried you should be

A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been 'linked' to cancer - here's how worried you should be

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

American Cancer Society/Getty Images Bold headlines linking blockbuster gene-editing tool CRISPR to cancer sent stocks in companies trying to bring the technology to medicine...
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A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer - and it's sending biotech stocks tumbling

A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer - and it's sending biotech stocks tumbling

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Markets Insider Two independent studies by Novartis and Karolinska Institute showed that CRISPR-Cas9 may increase the risk for cancer by disrupting function of the essential...
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The FDA just put a pause on a cutting-edge gene editing trial that hadn't started yet - and the company's stock is dropping

The FDA just put a pause on a cutting-edge gene editing trial that hadn't started yet - and the company's stock is dropping

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Shutterstock/vchal The FDA just put a hold on one of the first trials to test the CRISPR gene-editing technology in humans. The trial hadn't begun yet. The trial, run by CRISPR...
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A controversial technology could save us from starvation if we let it

6 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

A ready-to-use set of precise biological tools called CRISPR is poised to save our food supply from climate change . Without them, certain foods - including chocolate - could...
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Bill Gates is championing a controversial tool that he says can fight diseases, keep people from starving, and save millions of lives

Bill Gates is championing a controversial tool that he says can fight diseases, keep people from starving, and save millions of lives

6 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Susan Walsh/AP Bill Gates is advocating for the use of genetic editing tools like CRISPR. CRISPR allows scientists to edit DNA, eliminating undesirable genes and potentially...
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A blockbuster gene-editing tool just got one step closer to overtaking GMOs

A blockbuster gene-editing tool just got one step closer to overtaking GMOs

6 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Shutterstock Foods edited with gene-editing tool Crispr won't be regulated as GMOs because of a law from the US Department of Agriculture that's been in the works since...
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Monsanto is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture

Monsanto is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture

6 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Flickr/angeloangelo In a move aimed at securing its future, Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise. The alliance could tee-up Monsanto...
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Scientists just got a step closer to treating incurable diseases using a revolutionary gene-editing tool

Scientists just got a step closer to treating incurable diseases using a revolutionary gene-editing tool

7 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Shutterstock/vchal Researchers using the genetic-editing technology CRISPR have successfully modified the DNA in cells from Huntington's disease patients. The feat shows it...
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