Integrated Omics

Unfolding DNA using Virtual Reality to Cure Diseases

The Royal Societys annual Summer Science Exhibition is featuring an innovative take on virtual reality (VR) this year using VR to study the elaborate structure of the genome. Designed through a collaboration between the University of London and Universita di Napoli, the projects stated goal is to better under underlying genetic causes leading to common

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Scientists successfully used CRISPR to fix a mutation that causes disease

Its a big advance for research into preventing many devastating genetic diseases.CRISPRCas9 is a gene editing technology thats revolutionizing science at a breathtaking pace.One of its most exciting, taboo, and controversial applications is tweaking the genes of eggs, sperm, or early embryos to alter a human life. This could one day mean the ability to

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CRISPR technology shows potential as a molecular recorder through DNA encoded movie

The researchers from Harvard University, Seth L. Shipman, Jeff Nivala, Jeffrey D. Macklis and George M. Church, believe that their study is a major step forward to a “molecular recorder” that may someday make it possible to get read-outs, has published online their proof-of-concept on July 12, 2017, in the journal Nature.

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