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Americans have conflicting views on how technologies that allow human genome editing, such as one that uses the Cas9 enzyme to snip DNA, should be employed. Meletios/shutterstock

Americans are becoming more open to human genome editing, survey finds, but concerns remain

CRISPR, the powerful genome-editing tool, does a molecular tango to cut and modify DNA that is highly nuanced. The same subtlety applies to the public’s…

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The European Patent Office has signaled that it intends to grant MilliporeSigma a key CRISPR patent. vchal/shutterstock

CRISPR patent battle in Europe takes a ‘wild’ twist with surprising player

MilliporeSigma, a subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, has become a new major player in the complicated European patent battles over CRISPR,…

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