6 stories about CRISPR
מימין ג'ניפר דאודנה ו עמנואל שרפנטייה זוכות פרס נובל כימיה 2020

Nobel Prize for CRISPR inventors re-sparks the debate on science’s ethical boundaries

09.10.20|Dov Greenbaum
The purported facility of the DNA-editing process raises numerous questions and concerns over the control and regulation of the technology
Ido Margalit CanBreed

CanBreed secures patent for editing medical cannabis seeds

02.09.20|James Spiro
The company wants to expedite its stable seeds enhancement for commercial purposes by using gene-editing technology, but still faces regulatory hurdles due to EU GMO ban on CRISPR technology
אהרון אהרון מנכל רשות החדשנות

Israel Innovation Authority Approves Establishment of Genome Editing Consortium

03.06.20|Adi Pick
The consortium will be allocated with a total of NIS 36 million (approximately $10.36 million) for a period of 18 months
Josiah Zayner, Ph.D מוסף ליאור קאופמן unnatural selection

The Bio-Hacker From the Garage Next Door

06.12.19|Omri Rosen
Dogs that glow in the dark and people who mess with their own genetic code: an Israeli filmmaker went on a journey to visit people who rewrite DNA using technology they ordered online with a few hundred dollars
תינוק תינוקות מחלקת יולדות ילודה

Is CRISPR the New In Vitro Fertilization?

30.12.18|Dov Greenbaum
New technologies always carry the risk of giving birth to a Dr. Frankenstein, but usually even those initially tested outside of the medical ethical consensus become widely-accepted and self-policed, writes researcher Dov Greenbaum
חקר DNA מעבדה

The Ethical Issues Behind China’s CRISPR Twins

30.11.18|Meitar Bilu and Dov Greenbaum
Earlier this week, a researcher announced the successful impregnation of a woman and birth of twin baby girls carrying CRISPR altered genomes, sparking global controversy