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CRISPR gene-editing treatment almost 100% effective after three years
The first human trial of CRISPR gene-editing technology in the United States has all but cured 31 patients of SCD and 44 of TDT.
Taller people have a higher risk of disease, huge new study confirms
New research shows that height is associated with an increased risk of many diseases and conditions, such as high blood pressure.
Gene editing tools can now alter social behavior, including aggression
Researchers have used CRISPR-Cas9 to knockout Avpr1a receptors in hamsters, eliminating vasopressin's social behavior regulation.
Lab-grown genetically modified mosquitoes may be released very soon
Oxitec plans to release its 'Friendly' genetically modified mosquito in California counties to kill invasive mosquito populations.
Largest single family tree ever created by researchers
Researchers from the Oxford Big Data Institute have created the world's largest family tree, including almost 27 million members.
Humans are slowly losing their sense of smell, new research indicates
New research indicates that changes to the genes responsible for scent receptors are decreasing human sensitivity to smells.
Genetic mutations resulting from Chernobyl examined in new study
Genetic mutations in populations of Daphnia pulex found near Chernobyl were found in higher amounts relative to radiation doses.
Longer human lifespan linked to these genes, new research shows
Researchers from University College London have found an association between the Pol I and Pol III genes and longer lifespans.
Massive genome sequencing project of all known species' begins
The Earth BioGenome Project (EBP) is starting work on sequencing the DNA of all 1.8 million named animal, plant and fungi species.
New research identifies key factor in development of Alzheimer's
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have identified a link between energy production and Alzheimer's disease in zebrafish.
Real-life hydra regrow their heads, new research details how
New research describes how real-life hydra can use epigenetics to regenerate their heads, rendering them effectively immortal.
China held a secret trial for the scientists who edited baby embryo's
Chinese authorities have held the trial for the scientists who edited the genes of a baby embryo.