Biology, Biomedical

Can CRISPR be dangerous in gene therapy?

CRISPR is this new technology, you probably heard about especially if you are a frequently reader here on Qul Mind. It is used to edit DNA segments. This can help us create gene therapies that treat many diseases. Some studies though, show some flaws in this technology.

Biology

All you need to know about gene editing.

Gene editing refers to the process of inserting, deleting or replacing bases in a DNA sequence of an organism. There are many techniques and technologies that enable gene editing and some newer ones like CRISPR have become very popular in the media. In this article i will describe of all the technologies used to edit genes.

Biomedical

Teaching the human body to beat cancer by reprogramming our immune system.

Researchers from the University of California have managed to successfully engineer human T cells to detect and kill cancer cells, by using CRISPR technology.

Biology

Evolution driven by cross species jumping genes.

Researchers find genes jumping from species to species throughout evolution. Those genes are called transposable elements and have the ability to replicate themselves and move to other locations within the genome or even other species apparently.