Scientists wanted to use genetic editing to heal β-thalassemia – a genetic disease affecting the body’s ability to produce hemoglobin.
Scientists wanted to develop a way to fix or replace a damaged or missing gene within a person’s genome by engineering a protein circuit.
Scientists wanted to explore the relationship between bananas and Black Sigatoka – a fungal disease threatening banana crops worldwide.
Scientists found a gene in wild bananas which can protect banana plantations from a deadly fungus.
With the help of genetic engineering, scientists create a tomato with higher antioxidant levels and more cancer-fighting powers.