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Gene-editing techniques are expanding horizons in the treatment of incurable diseases.
20 Nov 2020Coronavirus
Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.
07 Oct 2020Chemistry
This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier (51) and Jennifer A. Doudna (56).
21 Sep 2020DNA
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved for commercial launch of a CRISPR-based test for COVID-19, called 'Feluda'.
04 Aug 2019HIV
In 2018, a Chinese scientist by the name of He Jiankui sent shockwaves across the scientific community by claiming to have created the world's first gene-edited babies.
17 Apr 2019DNA
For years, scientists have been working on CRISPR, a powerful technology that could modify DNA and help cure diseases like cancer or Hepatitis B.
10 Aug 2018Technology
Over the past two decades, technological growth has turned our world upside down.