Gene Editing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are increasingly learning how to manipulate the code of life – DNA – and we’re doing some very weird…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We’re building AI’s without understanding the risks, and when it comes to meddling with the code of life we’re not…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we crack the secret of life, DNA, it opens the door to all manner of previously unthinkable cures.  …

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In our battle against disease humanity, as we’ve seen recently, needs all the tools it can get its hands on…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Your body is a very complex machine and if we are to cure disease or even “conquer death” then we…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the second time we’ve created a superbug, and it shows how powerful gene editing technology can be.  …

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By future standards today’s medicines and treatments are old fashioned, and we have an increasing array of powerful new tools…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Genetic engineering is incredibly powerful, it can help cure thousands of uncuttable diseases and wipe out species, and until now…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Normally doctors correct faulty genes outside of the body, this is the first time ever it’s been done inside the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The insurance industry faces more opportunity than at any other point in its entire history, and the industry will need…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Squid have a huge number of secret skills, and now thanks to genetic engineering humans could one day have those…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Up until now it’s only been possible to modify memories using optogentics, by using gene editing scientists have changed the…