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Researchers aim to create more authentic organoids for drug testing, transplantation

Researchers aim to create more authentic organoids for drug testing, transplantation

The feds’ termination of a tiny contract inflames bitter fight over fetal tissue

The feds’ termination of a tiny contract inflames bitter fight over fetal tissue

Researchers create pseudo-embryos that mimic human embryos

Researchers create pseudo-embryos that mimic human embryos

Study shares public views of using gene editing to change unborn baby’s genetic makeup

Study shares public views of using gene editing to change unborn baby’s genetic makeup

Most Americans skeptical about gene editing

Most Americans skeptical about gene editing

Study reveals how devastating mitochondrial diseases strike families without any previous history

Study reveals how devastating mitochondrial diseases strike families without any previous history

Gene technology can be potential game-changer for agriculture

Gene technology can be potential game-changer for agriculture

Studies shed new light on leading cause of birth defects and miscarriage

Studies shed new light on leading cause of birth defects and miscarriage

“Chemical surgery” on embryos to free them of a gene causing thalassemia

“Chemical surgery” on embryos to free them of a gene causing thalassemia

Scientists use genome editing to understand role of a gene key to human embryonic development

Scientists use genome editing to understand role of a gene key to human embryonic development

Scientists question CRISPR human embryo editing claims

Scientists question CRISPR human embryo editing claims

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Research shows great potential of embryonic gene editing to prevent inherited diseases

Research shows great potential of embryonic gene editing to prevent inherited diseases

Expert highlights CRISPR’s applications, limitations, and ethical concerns

Expert highlights CRISPR’s applications, limitations, and ethical concerns

US scientists make advances in modifying human embryos

US scientists make advances in modifying human embryos

MIT biologists identify how the immune system eliminates genetically imbalanced cells

MIT biologists identify how the immune system eliminates genetically imbalanced cells

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

Researchers receive federal funding to study consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections

Researchers receive federal funding to study consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections

CRISPR may not be as foolproof as earlier believed – gene editing tech leads to unwanted mutations

CRISPR may not be as foolproof as earlier believed – gene editing tech leads to unwanted mutations

Study sheds light on how different families relate to each other following open embryo adoption

Study sheds light on how different families relate to each other following open embryo adoption