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A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been linked to cancer — here"s how worried you should be

American Cancer Society/Getty Images Bold headlines linking blockbuster gene-editing tool CRISPR to cancer sent stocks in companies trying to bring the technology to medicine tumbling. But scientists who study the technique sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

A blockbuster gene editing tool could cause more damage than experts thought

Bobby Yip/Reuters A new study has concluded that genetic editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9, can cause significantly greater havoc than exp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2018

Scientists Just Found a Novel, Cheap Way to Use CRISPR Gene Editing to Fight Cancer

The CRISPR research was backed by Sean Parker's cancer immunotherap.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 12th, 2018

CRISPR-related stocks sink after report that gene-editing technology might cause cancer

Shares of gene-therapy companies sank in active trade Monday, after a STAT report that editing a cell’s genome with CRISPR/Cas9 technology might cause cancer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2018

CRISPR Crashes After Study Highlights Potential Cancer Risk From Gene-Editing

Don't mess with mother nature.. or crowded longs! Crispr Therapeutics led gene-editing stocks lower after new studies published by Nature Medicine found that cells whose genomes are edited with the CRISPR-Cas9 technology have the po.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 11th, 2018

Scientists can use CRISPR to edit genes. Should they?

Bill Whitaker reports on the gene-editing tool this week on 60 Minutes. The debate over how to use it is playing out in labs around the world.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2018

A Third Of The Great Barrier Reef Is Gone—Can Gene Editing Help Preserve The Rest?

By using a tool known as CRISPR-Cas9, scientists may be able to identify corals that are genetically predisposed to survive as the climate changes around them......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 23rd, 2018

A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here’s how worried you should be

Benoit Tessier/Reuters A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

Brainstorm Health: Elephant Gene and Cancer, Drug Overdose Deaths, Glaxo HIV Injection

Brainstorm Health Daily: August 15, 201.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 15th, 2018

Oil without trans fat? Wheat with less gluten? Scientists have found a fast, cheap way to edit your food’s DNA.

Gene-editing technology can transform the food we eat. But consumer and environmental groups want regulators to add further safety reviews. Will consumers be on board?.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 12th, 2018

The future of food: Scientists have found a fast and cheap way to edit your edibles’ DNA

Gene-editing technology can make crops grow with less water, hold more nutrients and withstand pests. But will consumers be on board for customizable food?.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Monsanto hit with $289 million verdict in cancer case linked to Roundup weed killer

A jury has ordered Monsanto Co. to pay $289.2 million in a landmark lawsuit over whether exposure to two of its powerful weed killers caused cancer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 11th, 2018

Gene-editing startups ignite the next "Frankenfood" fight

In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised to beat the world's biggest agriculture firms to market with the next potential breakthrough in genetic engineering - a crop with "edited" DNA......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 10th, 2018

Idaho agribusiness lands gene editing licensing rights

A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 6th, 2018

How China Is Evolving From Copycat Medicines Into a Producer of Complex Drugs

Johnson & Johnson was impressed enough by Nanjing Legend Biotechnology’s work on an experimental gene therapy that it paid $350 million for the global rights to the cancer treatment......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 5th, 2018

Michigan Declares State Of Emergency After Cancer-Linked Toxin Found In Drinking Water

Michigan officials declared a state of emergency on Sunday after high levels of Polyfluoroalkyl .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 30th, 2018

Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. Stock History: The Story of a CRISPR Gene Editing Pioneer

How Intellia Therapeutics quickly became one of the top gene-editing biotech stocks on the market......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 28th, 2018

Merck profit beats, but Keytruda sales fail to impress

Merck & Co beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday as sales of its blockbuster drug Keytruda overtook rival Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo, but that was not enough for investors who expected bigger gains in market share for the cancer therapy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 27th, 2018

Merck profit beats on Keytruda strength, raises full-year forecast

Drugmaker Merck & Co on Friday raised its full-year profit forecast after beating Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit as sales of blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda nearly doubled......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 27th, 2018

Sangamo Announces TxCell Acquisition, Patient Dosing In SB-318

Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced Monday it would acquire TxCell for about €72 million to complement its ex vivo gene editing program. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 23rd, 2018

Gene Editing Is Coming: Get In Front Of Sangamo Therapeutics"s "Irrational Extrapolation Event"

Gene Editing Is Coming: Get In Front Of Sangamo Therapeutics"s "Irrational Extrapolation Event".....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 19th, 2018