CRISPR technology used to develop Tuberculosis-resistant cows

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In a world first a team of Chinese Enginers have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique to produce live cows with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis successfully. The team of engineers - from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Northwest A&F University in Shaanxi, China - used a modified version...

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...

Autonomous trucks complete 2,000-kilometer journey across Europe.

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Today Dutch Infrastructure and the Environment Minister Schultz van Haegen welcomed six columns of autonomous trucks to Maasvlakte II after they had completed a 2,000km journey across Europe. Part of The European Truck Platooning Challenge they convoy featured DAF Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Iveco, MAN Truck & Bus, Scania,...