CRISPR-Cas9, standing for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, is a new and exciting gene editing method.
Biotechnology has the potential to revolutionise our lives, but how are scientists setting about making this happen?
How far would you go to have a healthy baby?
Have you analysed your DNA? Although this might have been a weird question to ask a few years ago, in 2019 it would be unusual if you didn’t know at least one person who has bought a direct-to-consumer genetic testing kit.
What explains a patient’s genetic disease when no genetic cause is known?
DNA on trial: can DNA evidence actually lead us to the truth?
The MAOA allele, amid significant controversy, has become a key to deciphering what it truly means to be human.
Germline gene therapy: should we open the box on a brave new world of designer babies?
Written by: Munaye Lichtenstein.
Art by: Cheng-Yu Huang.