Scientists Launch an Effort to Eradicate Malaria With Gene-Edited Mosquitoes
In a high-security lab in Italy, scientists have launched a large-scale experiment to genetically modify mosquitoes with an end goal of potentially eradicating malaria in Africa.
Why the FDA's Plan to Regulate Gene Editing in Animals Has Some Scientists Worried
The agency's new plan retains several key limitations on animal biotechnology, despite language promoting innovation.
Could Gene Reactivation Be the Answer to a Severe Neurodevelopmental Disease?
Children suffering from Rett Syndrome may have found hope in a drug combination that could potentially reverse disease symptoms by adjusting natural cellular functions.
As Technology Gets Better, Ethical Prohibitions on Genetically Modifying Human Embryos Are Getting Weaker
It's become too late to ask whether or not we should edit the human germline; we can now only ask how the experiments will proceed.