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Genes edited to create color-coded stem cells

Researchers in Seattle have taken advantage of two of the hottest trends in biotech – cell reprogramming and CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing – to create human stem cells that glow as they turn into different tissue types. The Allen Institute for Cell Science … Continue reading

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‘X-Files’ climax shines spotlight on gene editing

Spoiler Alert! This post doesn’t reveal any major plot twists, but it does explore significant elements of the “X-Files” season finale. Stop reading now if you want it to remain a surprise. This week’s season finale of “The X-Files” is one … Continue reading

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Editas raises $94 million in gene-editing IPO

Editas Medicine’s entry into the stock market with a $94.4 million initial public offering appears to be sparking positive signals for the company as well as the nascent gene-editing industry. That’s not only because the Massachusetts-based startup, which lists Microsoft … Continue reading

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Gene-editing startup Editas files for IPO

Editas Medicine filed the paperwork for an initial public offering today, marking a first for the growing number of private ventures that aim to take advantage of a powerful gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9. Among Editas’ private investors are Bng0, an investment … Continue reading

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