Medicine & TechnologyBioengineers reimagine the CRISPR system as a Swiss Army knife by repurposing it to make a mini version for easier cell engineering and gene therapy to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other diverse ailments.
A new study analyzed the correlation between the protein cell p53 gain-of-function and the effects of aneuploidy. It aims to design a drug that can restore the natural function of p53 to suppress cancer.
Two innovation studies published recently demonstrated the first successful precision breeding of sugarcane through the use of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, a far more targeted and effective way of developing new varieties.
A CRISPR-based coronavirus test could possibly help us end COVID-19 soon. The test involves modifying genes and is said to provide faster results than other tests. Scientists are still working out trials to improve the test but many believe that the technology could aid many in the fight against coronavirus. Click the link above to learn more.