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CRISPR-edited chickens made resistant to a common virus

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

CRISPR gene editing has created chickens that resist a common virus. It may be possible to use the same technique to make poultry resistant to bird flu too
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CE and HPLC applications for rAAV characterisation

CE and HPLC applications for rAAV characterisation

4 days ago   |   Global Engage

Despite recent advances in the gene therapy field, significant challenges lie ahead for the consistent manufacturing and release of these medicines. Analytical methods and...
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Highly efficient therapeutic gene editing of human hematopoietic stem cells

5 days ago   |   Harvard

Wu Y, Zeng J, Roscoe BP, Liu P, Yao Q, Lazzarotto CR, Clement K, Cole MA, Luk K, Baricordi C, Shen AH, Ren C, Esrick EB, Manis JP, Dorfman DM, Williams DA, Biffi A, Brugnara C...
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Rational targeting of a NuRD subcomplex guided by comprehensive in situ mutagenesis

5 days ago   |   Harvard

Sher F, Hossain M, Seruggia D, Schoonenberg VAC, Yao Q, Cifani P, Dassama LMK, Cole MA, Ren C, Vinjamur DS, Macias-Trevino C, Luk K, McGuckin C, Schupp PG, Canver MC, Kurita R...
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STAT Plus: Startup Spotlight: With a different method for gene therapy, Generation Bio eyes an IPO

6 days ago   |   STAT

Seven years ago, one of Generation Bio's scientific founders couldn't convince any top-tier journals to publish his research. Now, the same company earned itself a presenting...
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Your microbiome reveals more about your health than your genes do

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

The microbes that live inside you say more than your genes do about your likelihood of developing health conditions ranging from asthma to cancer and schizophrenia
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Watch: Consumer genetic testing: What do you get for your money?

7 days ago   |   STAT

There are about 6.4 billion individual letters in the human genome. More and more, advertisements for consumer genetic tests promise to help regular people parse the...
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STAT Plus: All talk, no M&A makes for a down JPM Day

8 days ago   |   STAT

SAN FRANCISCO - Monday at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference came and went without significant buyouts or deals, and so, biotech stocks fell. The sector's most closely...
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Antibiotics to bioinformatics: our top ten of 2019

Antibiotics to bioinformatics: our top ten of 2019

8 days ago   |   Earlham Institute

Salmonella, sustainability, reproducibility, bioinformatics, gene editing and evolution: just a few of the topics that make our top ten of 2019.
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The future of GMOs, gene editing and plant biotechnology in post-Brexit UK

The future of GMOs, gene editing and plant biotechnology in post-Brexit UK

11 days ago   |   Global Engage

Growing and selling genetically modified organisms is permitted in the UK but GMO products are subject to a lengthy and stringent EU authorization process. There are currently...
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Live coverage: SpaceX evaluating launch date for next Falcon 9 mission

Live coverage: SpaceX evaluating launch date for next Falcon 9 mission

Live coverage of SpaceX's next Falcon 9 rocket launch from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission will launch SpaceX's fourth batch of Starlink... Read more ...

Antarctica shock: How 40 million-year-old ‘colossus' animal stunned scientists

Antarctica shock: How 40 million-year-old ‘colossus' animal stunned scientists

ANTARCTICA scientists were stunned after discovering the remains of a 40 million-year-old 'colossus" animal. Read more ...

NRO, the U.S. spy satellite agency, preps for first dedicated launch from...

NRO, the U.S. spy satellite agency, preps for first dedicated launch from foreign soil

The payload shroud for Rocket Lab's next mission - designed NROL-151 by the National Reconnaissance Office - is pictured inside a processing facility in New Zealand. Credit... Read more ...

Watch a live view of Atlas 5 launch pad at Cape Canaveral

Watch a live view of Atlas 5 launch pad at Cape Canaveral

This page is available to Spaceflight Now members only Support Spaceflight Now's unrivaled coverage of the space program by becoming a member. Your monthly or annual membership... Read more ...

Yellowstone volcano: Eruption can go off any time and 'will happen again'...

Yellowstone volcano: Eruption can go off any time and 'will happen again' expert warns

YELLOWSTONE volcano could erupt at any time with potentially apocalyptic consequences, an expert has warned. Read more ...

Black hole discovery: 'Cosmic echolocation' can now map black holes

Black hole discovery: 'Cosmic echolocation' can now map black holes

BLACK HOLES have been probed in a novel new way by mapping how material reacts to the influence of these extreme entities, Cambridge University astronomers have announced. Read more ...

News Article in Undark Magazine

News Article in Undark Magazine

January 21, 2020Undark Magazine published a story about how psychology researchers, almost a decade after Henrich et al.'s landmark WEIRD paper, are dealing with questions of... Read more ...

Facebook to create a thousand new jobs in London

Facebook to create a thousand new jobs in London

More than half of the jobs will be on the software engineering and data science side of the business, with many working on the company's community integrity team. Read more ...

Asteroid shock: Asteroid which NASA plans to visit has ‘small moon' in its orbit

Asteroid shock: Asteroid which NASA plans to visit has ‘small moon' in its orbit

AN ASTEROID which NASA is planning on sending a probe to has been discovered to have a small moon orbiting it, experts have revealed. Read more ...

Dark Energy survey: First results in as astronomers aim to crack cosmos'...

Dark Energy survey: First results in as astronomers aim to crack cosmos' biggest mystery

THE DARK ENERGY Survey or DES has completed its first set of measurements as astronomers scramble to crack the cosmic conundrum of what is dark matter. Read more ...