Gene-editing tool CRISPR is everywhere in the news, but what is it and could it eliminate disease?
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CRISPR: A game-changing genetic engineering technique
Have you heard? A revolution has seized the scientific community. Within only a few years, research labs worldwide have adopted a new technology that facilitates making specific changes in the DNA of humans, other animals, and plants.
CRISPR gene therapy: Scientists call for more public debate around breakthrough technique
The technique, known as CRISPR, could revolutionise human gene therapy and genetic engineering because it allows scientists for the first time to make the finest changes to the DNA of the chromosomes with relative ease.
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