US unanimously approves CRISPR in humans

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The National Institute of Health’s Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, a US ethics and biosafety panel, has permitted research to allow the use of CRISPR/cas9 in creating genetically altered immune cells to assault three types of cancers. Up to now it was thought that the primary human use of CRISPR could...

New CRISPR system could reliably repair many disease-causing mutations

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A new CRISPR system that can switch single letters of the genome cleanly and efficiently has been developed at Harvard paving the way for reliably repairing many disease-causing DNA mutations How CRISPR Works "Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats" or CRISPR has been getting lots of attention over...