A team of researchers harnessed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology to correct mutations in the protein that causes a very rare immunodeficiency disorder.
A team of scientists said they developed a new and improved version of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system, EXACT, which acts like a band-aid for genes.
A team of scientists found a way to turn off modifications done by the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system.
The doctors harvested immune cells from the blood of the patient and using CRISPR disabled that protein PD-1, which have been known to help cancer cells grow. These cells were multiplied and injected back to the patient, hoping that the edited cells will stop the lung cancer from further advancing. The Chinese trial is the first time that CRISPR was used as a cancer cure and in treating live human patients.
This year’s most crucial scientific breakthrough, a Chinese experiment that successfully altered genes in human embryos, set off some alarms on ethical grounds, according to Journal Science.
Scientists get an insight into killing cancer cells with new gene maps.
According to an article published in 2018 in the New York Post, a study that evaluated the oral health habits of 2,000 millennials discovered that many of them don't keep their mouths as clean as they could. The study reported that three out of 10 millennials brush their teeth once a day, and that the average millennial participating in the survey has gone more than two days in a row without brushing their teeth even once. Yet, the survey says, more than half of those polled indicated that they're worried about losing their teeth as a result of poor oral health.