Category Archives: Biomedical Applications

1st GK Open Call | GATEKEEPER PROJECT

The Gatekeeper 1st Open Call closed on February 28th, 2021. In total, 114 proposals were received, addressing the 6 challenges, with applicants from 23 countries across the world. were submitted through the Online platform. More detailed information about the 1st Open Call are published on the project web site. We warmly thank all applicants for their interest and participation in our 1st Open Call, which make it a success of participation!

Source: 1st GK Open Call | GATEKEEPER PROJECT

China’s CRISPR twins might have had their brains inadvertently enhanced

The brains of two genetically edited girls born in China last year may have been changed in ways that enhance cognition and memory, scientists say. The twins, called Lulu and Nana, reportedly had their genes modified before birth by a Chinese scientific team using the new editing tool CRISPR. The goal was to make the girls…

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