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A federal appeals court in the US has upheld a judgment that gave the Broad Institute key CRISPR patents.

Researchers used CRISPR to engineer mice that have multiple genetic variants associated with late-onset AD to facilitate research into biomarkers and treatments.

The technology behind Mammoth's platform bears a striking resemblance to the CRISPR-based SHERLOCK platform developed by researchers at the Broad Institute.

A lawyer and a scientist say the best result in the CRISPR patent fight would be narrow patents that prevent anyone from controlling downstream innovation.

The newly announced Microbiome Immunity Project seeks to discover links between autoimmune diseases and bacteria in and on the human body.

Investigators identified ties between autism spectrum disorder and mitochondrial haplogroups in mtDNA variant data from nearly 1,000 ASD-affected families.

Under today's deal, all of UC Health's medical centers will work with GeneDx and have access to more than 400 of the firm's tests for rare hereditary disorders. 

The University of California is appealing the recent CRISPR/Cas9 patent decision.

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The parties involved in the CRISPR patent fight recently held a conference call, Stat News reports.

A California-based research team modified CRISPR/Cas9 to develop a method to track RNA sequences, which they hope will improve disease research. 

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.