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Roche’s “Tumor Profiler Project”

April 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Comprehensive cancer profiling
After three years of following 240 cancer patients, Roche and Swiss university researchers have reported on their toponomic [MORE]

Bioluminescent Reporter for DNA Breaks

October 27, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioluminescent repair reporter for DNA Breaks
Researchers in Taiwan and at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a way to visualize double [MORE]

High Efficiency Gene Editing of Human Stem Cells

May 5, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

BIG TREE gene editing
To deal with the problem of off target gene editing, researchers at Arizona State University have found [MORE]

A DNA Nanorobot in Cancer Therapy

April 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA nanorobot functions as cancer therapeutic
Engineers with the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing have designed an autonomous [MORE]

23andMe Licensed an Antibody for IBD Based on Its Ancestry Database

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Developing drugs from antibodies
“23andMe Inc., the Silicon Valley firm known for its ancestry DNA tests, has licensed an antibody it [MORE]

Increased Hydrogel Versatility for Gene Editing

March 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Sequence-directed gel degradation
MIT bioengineers have “created a system for making DNA-containing gels that are capable of responding to nearly any [MORE]

Whole Genome Sequencing for $599

March 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

myGenome testing
In case you missed it, the company Harvard geneticist George Church founded, Veritas Genetics (Danvers, MA) has lowered the [MORE]

“Prime Editing” with CRISPR

February 11, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Prime editing system
MIT and Harvard researchers have developed a new means of CRISPR gene editing that they believe could correct [MORE]

Hydrophobic Force, not Hydrogen Bonds, Hold DNA Together

February 4, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hydrophobic forces hold DNA
A research collaboration between biochemists mainly at Chalmers University in Sweden and the University of California at [MORE]

The First Word Encoded in DNA

February 4, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Automated DNA data storage
“The Microsoft Research / University of Washington researchers recently demonstrated a fully automated system that encoded data [MORE]

Programming DNA-Based Biomolecules to Target Cancer Cell Membranes

January 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell membrane proteins to identify cancer cells
“A new cancer-detecting tool [developed at Duke University] uses tiny circuits made of DNA [MORE]

How CRISPR Works

September 17, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR-Cas9- how it works
This piece is a video TED talk featuring Jennifer Doudna talking about how she co-invented the CRISPR-Cas9 [MORE]

A Material that Undergoes Metabolism

June 4, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA-material that undergoes metabolism
Bioengineers at Cornell University are developing a DNA-based material that can be metabolized—i.e. both grown and be [MORE]

A “Universal Cancer Biomarker”

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

UQ Cancer test shows particles changing color
According to University of Queensland bioengineers: “When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in [MORE]