Isaacs Lab’s advance allows gene editing with surgical precision.

Illustration by Michael S. Helfenbein
November 17, 2017

Yale researchers report they have created a more precise and efficient technology to edit the genomes of living organisms, an ability that is transforming medicine and biotechnology. The new method, described Nov. 16 in the journal Cell, eliminates some of the drawbacks of genome editing technologies, which enables scientists to insert or eliminate genes within DNA.

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