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Novel CRISPR system can stop cancer in its tracks

Scientists have developed a new system using the CRISPR genome-editing system to attack and kill cancer cells. The system targets cancel cells directly and, like “scissors,” cuts their DNA, killing them. Additional trials >>

Startup to begin editing humans’ DNA in 2017

We’re not quite ready to alter human DNA on a massive scale, but there are means to edit genes in some parts of the body such as eyes to correct certain medical conditions. One >>