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Imagine recruiting a strain of gut bacteria to help target and kill cancer cells in your colon? A team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) is doing exactly that - genetically modifying a common type of gut bacteria so it locks onto colorectal cancer cells and turns a substance found in broccoli into a cancer-killing toxin...Continue Reading Genetically engineered probiotics to tur
After losing 80 percent of his skin to a devastating genetic disease, a seven-year-old boy underwent an experimental treatment replacing his epidermis with new skin grown in a lab from genetically modified stem cells. Two years on from the dramatic surgery the boy is alive, well, and back at school...Continue Reading Full-body, genetically modified skin transplant saves life of boy with rare
A team of Chinese scientists has created genetically modified piglets with around 24 percent less body fat than regular pigs. The CRISPR modification is intended to help the pigs adapt to colder weather conditions but the secondary implication of the innovation is undoubtedly clear - low-fat CRISPR bacon!..Continue Reading Genetically modified low-fat pigs could produce healthier baconCategor
The field of xenotransplantation – implanting organs from one species into another – has accelerated dramatically since the discovery of the CRISPR gene editing tool a few years ago. Hurdles that previously seemed insurmountable are now not so daunting. The latest landmark development in the field comes from a team of scientists who successfully created genetically modified piglets free of 25 is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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