Articles/2019


A New Kind of CAR-T Becomes A Micro-Pharmacy, Eliminating Glioblastoma in Mice (July 22)

Fight for Coveted CRISPR Patents Gets Knottier, As MilliporeSigma Makes New Claims (July 22)  

Do Elon Musk's Brain-Decoding Implants Have Potential? Experts Say They Just Might (with Rebecca Robbins, July 18)

(Archived Live Chat) The Past -- And Future -- of Alzheimer's Research (with Matt Herper, July 18)

In a Small Study, A Cancer Vaccine Assist Beats Immunotherapy Drugs Alone (July 15)

The Boy Was Dying. Zebrafish Helped Save His Life (July 1)

Patent Office Reopens Major CRISPR Battle Between Broad Institute and Univ. of California (June 25) 

The Maddening Saga of How an Alzheimer's 'Cabal' Thwarted Progress Toward a Cure For Decades (June 25)

A New 'DNA Microscope' Peers Deep Inside Living Cells (June 20)

Startup Offering Free DNA Sequencing Signs First Pharma Sponsor (June 11) 

'Jumping Genes' Could Help CRISPR Replace Disease-Causing DNA, Study Finds (June 6)

As Revenue Falls, A Pioneer of Cancer Gene Testing Slams Rivals With Overblown Claims (November 2016, linked to news June 5)

Congress Weighs Dropping Ban on Altering the DNA of Human Embryos Used for Pregnancies (June 4)

He Jiankui Tried to Protect CRISPR Babies Against HIV. But His Attempted Fix Shortens Lives, Study Shows (June 3)

The Surgeon Had a Dilemma Only a Nazi Medical Text Could Resolve. Was it Ethical to Use It? (May 30) 

Fertility Clinics Around the World Asked 'CRISPR Babies' Scientist for How-To Help (May 28)

Brain Training Shows Promise: Technique targets War-Wounded Vets [STAT story below, reprinted in Boston Globe, May 21]

You Have Questions on CRISPR. We Have Answers. With Adam Feuerstein (May 20)

Brain Training Shows Promise as a Treatment for Veterans' Cognitive Problems After TBI (May 16) 

With a 'Recoded' Bacteria Genome Made From Scratch, Scientists Give Life a New Dictionary (May 15)

Experimental Brain-Controlled Hearing Aid Can Pick Out Voices in a Crowd (May 15)

Webinar: The Race to Deliver CRISPRWith Adam Feuerstein (May 14)

German Ethics Council Expresses Openness to Eventual Embryo Editing (May 13) 

With a Superstar Cardiologist as Its CEO, New CRISPR Company Targets Heart Disease (May 7) 

First Use of CRISPR to Directly Target Cancer Will Seek Go-Ahead From Regulators (May 2) 

With Nanobots and Rare Viruses, Scientsists Work to Solve CRISPR's Delivery Problem (May 1)

Virtual Vocal Tract Creates Speech From Brain Signals, a Potential Aid for ALS and Stroke Patients (April 24)

CRISPR Edits Lung-Disease Gene In Utero, Hitting Only the Affected Organ in a Mouse Study (April 17)

The Pigs Were Dead. But Four Hours Later, Scientists Restored Cellular Functions in Their Brains (April 17) 

Stanford Clears Three Faculty Members of "CRISPR Babies" Involvement (April 17) 

As Calls Mount to Ban Embryo Editing With CRISPR, Families Hit by Inherited Diseases Say, Not So Fast (April 17)

In STAT Madness, CRISPR Tools to Treat Brain Disorders Capture Editors' Pick (April 8)

Zapping Brain With Precise Electrical Current Boosts Working Memory in Older Adults, Study Finds (April 8) 

Old Brains Still Make Neurons, Study Finds, Offering A Possible Way to Protect Against Alzheimer's (March 25)

Peering Inside Life's Microworld: MIT's 2019 Image Award Winners (March 21)

After the Blowup of the Biggest Hope for Alzheimer's, What's next in the Pipeline? (March 21) 

Alzheimer's and Amyloid: 'It's Time To Do Something Else.' (March 21)

CRISPR is Ascending Again, After Scientists Find 'Elegant' Fix for Cancer Worry (March 21) 

World Health Organization Advisers Call for Registry of Studies on Human Genome Editing (March 19)

Leading Scientists, Backed by NIH, Call for Global Moratorium on Creating 'CRISPR Babies' (March 13)

Buffalo Gave Us Spicy Wings and the 'Book of Life.' Here's Why That Is Undermining Personalized Medicine (March 11)

CRISPR Base Editing, Known for Precision, Hits a Snag With Off-Target Mutations (February 28)

They're the Next New Thing in Cancer Immunotherapy, But Will BiSpecifics Help More Patients Than CAR-Ts? (February 27)

Vaccines Don't Work Against Some Viruses. CRISPR Might One Day Fix That (February 19)

Stealth Player Is Poised to Win a CRISPR Patent That Could Speed the Development of Therapies (February 19)

University of California to Be Granted Long-Sought CRISPR Patent, Possibly Reviving Dispute With Broad Institute (February 8)

Trump's $500 Million for Childhood Cancer? Scientists Have Ideas How to Spend It (February 8) 

New York Biotech Debuts, Targeting Dormant Metastatic Cancer Cells (February 7)

In a Field Full of Failures, A New Blood Test to Predict Alzheimer's Aims to Give Drug makers A Needed Tool (February 6)

For CRISPR Enzymes, The Gold Rush Is On (February 4)

After Ghoulish Allegations, A Brain-Preservation Company Seeks Redemption (January 30) 

After 'CRISPR Babies," International Medical Leaders Aim to Tighten Genome-Editing Guidelines (January 24) 

Macular Degeneration Trial Will Be First Human Test of Nobel-Winning Human Stem-Cell Technique (January 16)

New Study Points to Best Way to Assess Which Cancer Patients Immunotherapy Will Help (January 14) 

Lab Strips James Watson of Final Honorary Roles After Continuing Racist Statements (January 12)

'CRISPR Babies' Scientist: "I'm Actually Doing Quite Well" (January 9)

‘I really don’t know what happened to Jim’: Friends ask where James Watson’s odious attitudes about race came from (Jan 3)
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