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Gene Editing

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Reengineering Life

A last-minute Trump administration deal could speed up approval of genetically engineered livestock

Photo: Andy Sacks/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

Gates plans to launch trials in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa within the next 10 years

Photo illustration; Image sources: EzumeImages/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

They used CRISPR to instill a genetic mutation that protects against the virus

A collage of photos: macaque monkeys, a dropper, and a nucliec acid stain
A collage of photos: macaque monkeys, a dropper, and a nucliec acid stain
Photo illustration, source: Mladen Antonov/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

CRISPR was used to identify a gene for heat tolerance in corals

Filtered image of coral against a background of pipette and DNA.
Filtered image of coral against a background of pipette and DNA.
Photo illustration; Image source: Alexis Rosenfeld/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

Using gene editing to make heat-tolerant cows could result in ‘super calves’

Photo illustration of pipette in background with cows in foreground.
Photo illustration of pipette in background with cows in foreground.
Photo illustration; Image courtesy of AgResearch


Reengineering Life

The new Nobel laureate chats with ‘Future Human’ about what her gene-editing companies are up to.

Photo of Jennifer Douda against a blue-to-green filtered image of pipette.
Photo of Jennifer Douda against a blue-to-green filtered image of pipette.
Photo illustration; Image source: picture alliance/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

Gene-edited foods hold great potential, but the public must accept them first

Photo Illustration, Photo source: Sean Gallup/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

The modified squid could be useful for brain research

Green-filtered photo of three Woods Hole squid against background of DNA molecules.
Green-filtered photo of three Woods Hole squid against background of DNA molecules.
Doryteuthis pealeii, often called the Woods Hole squid. Photo illustration; Image source: Roger Hanlon, Marine Biological Laboratory


Reengineering Life

The public may be ready for gene-edited babies

Filtered image of a baby against a background of DNA helices.
Filtered image of a baby against a background of DNA helices.
Photo illustration; Image source: FatCamera/Getty Images

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