Japan issues draft guidelines for gene editing human embryos

2 years ago — Quick Read

Japan has announced new guidance which might to allow gene editing in human embryos. The draft guidelines will allow gene-editing for research into early human development. Released by a panel...

Maths allows Engineers to test Biological Circuits

2 years ago — Quick Read

Biological circuits are one of the most exciting developments in synthetic biology. They could allow biological parts to mimic the logical functions we see in electronic circuits. However, up to...

Could The First CRISPR Clinical Trial Could Begin in 2018?

3 years ago — Quick Read

This week saw a major development for the field of gene-editing with a European pharmaceutical company applying to run the first CRISPR clinical trial. CRISPR Therapeutics has applied to the...