crispr, eterna

Stanford needs you to play video games. Seriously. In order to improve CRISPR, the famous gene-editing tool, a research group at the Stanford University School of Medicine has created a new challenge for their online video game, EteRNA. The end goal is an RNA molecule that can act as an on/off switch for CRISPR. Stanford […]

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In a recent Futurism article, author Barry Fitzgerald writes about advances in gene editing that could eventually give humans superpowers seen only in Marvel Comics characters. Whether it’s Wolverine’s accelerated healing powers or Beast’s superhuman strength, gene editing tools like CRISPR/Cas9 make modifying our DNA possible – and by doing so – could transform us […]

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