Chinese scientists CRISPR a human for the first time

A group of Chinese scientists injected a human being with cells genetically edited using CRISPR-Cas9 technology. This is the first time CRISPR has been used on a fully formed adult human and it&#8217

Oral arguments for who owns CRISPR-Cas9 start next month

The date has been set for oral arguments to begin over who owns the patent rights to the gene-editing wonder CRISPR-Cas9. Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna and her colleague from the Max Planck Institu

CRISPR loses Nobel to tiny machines

CRISPR, the gene-editing technology revolutionizing the biotech industry, has failed to take home the Nobel prize in chemistry for the second year in a row. Instead, the award went to Jean-Pierre Sauv

Jennifer Doudna, inventor of gene editing technology CRISPR Cas9, is coming to Disrupt

Berkeley professor of chemistry and molecular and cell biology and the inventor of the revolutionary CRISPR Cas9 gene editing technology Jennifer Doudna is going to join us for the first time on our D

A federal safety board just OK’d the first CRISPR trial to genetically alter humans

In the spring of 2015, a group of Chinese scientists modified the DNA of 54 embryos using CRISPR/Cas 9 technology. Twenty-eight of those embryos were successful, but 26 — nearly half of them &#8

BP Buys Verenium's Biofuel Business For $98 Million

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/verenium.gif"> As oil continues to spill in the Gulf of Mexico, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/british-petroleum">BP</a> is looki