gene editing

Carnegie Mellon University

A study by Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University has found a gene editing technique administered in fetal mice can cure a genetic blood disease before birth. This is the first time this technique has been successful, and it could be tested in humans within a year.

Ewa Krawczyk / National Cancer Institute via AP

University of Pittsburgh researchers have found a gene editing technique that could be used to treat aggressive forms of cancer.