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Latest Gene therapy Stories

2013-08-26 10:53:38

In an era of widespread genetic sequencing, the ability to edit and alter an organism's DNA is a powerful way to explore the information within and how it guides biological function.

2013-08-21 13:02:26

The concept behind gene therapy is simple: deliver a healthy gene to compensate for one that is mutated.

DNA Inserted 'Gently' Into Living Cells Using New High-tech Laser Method
2013-08-08 09:51:43

A team of scientists in South Korea have now developed the most precise method ever used to insert DNA into cells.

Genetic Mutation Linked Congenital Heart Defect
2013-07-30 08:39:37

A team of scientists has found a mutation in a gene crucial to normal heart development could play a role in some types of congenital heart defects.

2013-07-26 12:10:38

Duke researchers have devised a way to quickly and easily target and tinker with any gene in the human genome.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.