"It can be utilized in the production of high-end clothing and even in the manufacturing of innovative ballistic vests," study author Junpeng Mi told Newsweek.
Scientists are hoping to create Asian elephants that can withstand sub-zero temperatures like mammoths once did in order to help conserve the Arctic.
Researchers have reported on the first ever human trials to use this technology to train the immune system to fight cancer.
George Church is a co-founder of Colossal Biosciences, which is attempting to develop an animal that closely resembles the giant creature.
Jiankui's widely condemned 2018 research was a key event in the murky ethical minefield of genetic modification.
Previously only twin girls, named Lulu and Nana, were known of.
Research on the birth of twins after genome editing for HIV resistance was sent to MIT Technology Review earlier this year.
"Because of this study, we now know that these edited cells can survive in a patient, and they will stay there," an expert said.
He Jiankui sparked outrage by deleting a gene linked to HIV in human embryos.
Individuals with mutation to the CCR5 gene have a 21 percent increase in mortality rate, study finds.
Box jellyfish stings are excruciating and occasionally deadly. Scientists have now identified a common, cheap drug that is already on the market and which could be a treatment candidate with further development.
If confirmed, the creation of genetically modified babies has profound scientific and ethical implications.
Claims by He Jiankui are unsubstantiated and he has reportedly been suspended since the announcement.
A gene drive to stop the spread of malaria showed promise, with no mutations arising in laboratory experiments.
A team of scientists think they might be able use CRISPR to edit out genes associated with autism.
The testing on monkeys is being done in China because it would be too costly and controversial in the United States.
Researchers think this trial could be "the real beginning of gene therapy."
The future is uncertain for many favorites.
Cacao plants are one of many that face extinction as climate change alters the environment.
Gene therapies are probably still a decade away from being used routinely to treat genetic causes of hearing loss in humans.
We've looked for anti-aging secrets in short-lived organisms from worms to yeast, but the killifish is a vertebrate, making it a much better analog to humans.
Dialysis for life or a genetically altered pig organ? That may be a choice for transplant patients in the future.