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CRISPR could lead to gene-editing fix for a form of male infertility

By Michael Le Page CRISPR might help fix a form of male infertilityDino Citraro/Moment Select/Getty Male mice with a mutation that prevented them producing any sperm have fathered offspring the natural way after a team in China fixed their infertility by CRISPR genome editing. The technique could one day help many infertile men around the… Read More »

Optic Nerve Stimulation Device Could Provide Visual Aid for Blind People

Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a new type of intraneural electrode to bypass the eyeball and send messages directly to the brain through the optic nerve. The technique could provide a visual aid for permanently blind people. Using retinal implants to treat blindness is a developing field. The concept… Read More »