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For fast growing tech company Aeristech, life has of late been lived in the fast lane. The company has been receiving rave reviews for a prototype engine it has helped develop thanks to ground-breaking technology. The eSupercharger is a novel, fuel-efficient hybrid engine with applications in both the automotive and power generator sectors. It’s a […]

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  The AquAdvantage salmon, a fast-growing salmon from AquaBounty Technologies, has become the first genetically-modified animal to gain approval for human consumption from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The AquAdvantage Atlantic salmon has been genetically modified to include an rDNA construct composed of the growth hormone gene from Chinook salmon under the control […]

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A group of UK research organisations, including the Wellcome Trust, have confirmed their support for genome editing techniques in preclinical human research, including in human reproductive cells and early embryos. Genome editing techniques such as CRISPR-Cas9, TALENs and zinc fingers, sometimes described as ‘molecular scissors’, allow targeted and efficient editing through precise removal and/or replacement […]

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