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Scientists use gene-edited sheep to develop treatment for Batten's disease

Gene-editing techniques are expanding horizons in the treatment of incurable diseases.

20 Nov 2020


'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

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 2020


Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to makers of gene-editing tools

This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier (51) and Jennifer A. Doudna (56).

21 Sep 2020


Coronavirus: What is the 'Feluda' test? How does it work?

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved for commercial launch of a CRISPR-based test for COVID-19, called 'Feluda'.

04 Aug 2019


This scientist wanted to make designer babies for ultra-rich

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 2019


CRISPR gene-editing used on cancer patients: Details here

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 2018


7 incredible technologies you're likely to see in your lifetime

Over the past two decades, technological growth has turned our world upside down.