Gene editing

By genetically engineering a person’s bone marrow cells, researchers can reprogramme their immune and circulatory systems

The year of tinkering with genes

6 min read . 30 Dec 2018
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US scientists successfully correcting a disease-causing gene mutation in a human embryo has sparked concerns over ‘designer babies’. Photo: iStock

Designer babies?

1 min read . 04 Aug 2017
Photo: iStock

Cutting the code with CRISPR

3 min read . 23 Nov 2016