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The gene-editing tool Crispr can be used to make mushrooms that don't brown or strawberries with a longer shelf life.

We’ll be eating the first Crispr’d foods within 5 years, according to a geneticist who helped invent the blockbuster gene-editing tool

A UC Berkeley geneticist who helped invent the gene-editing tool Crispr told Business Insider its most profound impacts will be on agriculture.
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The gene-edited lizard, top, and the control lizard were no bigger than a finger when they first hatched.

The world’s first gene-edited reptile is a finger-sized albino lizard

Scientists have successfully created the world's first gene-edited reptile — an albino lizard no bigger than a finger.

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A Memphis Meats chicken strip.

Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are using gene-editing tool Crispr to make meat without farms — and to disrupt a $...

Startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates and Richard Branson are experimenting with gene-editing to make lab-grown chicken, pork, and beef. It's the first known instance of Crispr being used in a new meat product.
Chocolate companies are worried their cocoa supply might run out.

Chocolate could be extinct by 2050, but some companies think genetic engineering could save their supply

The world's chocolate supply is being threatened by disease and climate change, but genetic engineering could save the sweet.

The Chinese scientist who claims to have edited baby DNA is downplaying reports that he is under house arrest. Here’s a timeline of the controve...

He Jiankui told other scientists he is doing well, downplaying reports that he is being held in a guesthouse against his will, STAT reported.
Jennifer Doudna.

A Chinese researcher claims that the first gene-edited babies have been born, and scientists are disturbed

Chinese researcher He Jiankui claims he helped to create the world's first genetically edited babies, and many scientists are concerned.

Chinese researcher behind genetically edited babies is now under investigation and suspended without pay

Man behind world's first genetically edited human babies, has been suspended without pay since February.
The science team behind Mammoth Biosciences

A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases raised $23 million in venture funding

Mammoth Biosciences, a diagnostics startup that uses CRISPR proteins to detect diseases like HPV and malaria, raised $23 million in funding to develop its technology.