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Scientists in Seattle have created three-dimensional computer reconstructions of living human brain cells by studying tissue that is usually discarded during surgery.
You’ve probably heard of the molecular scalpel CRISPR-Cas9, which can edit or delete whole genes. Now, scientists have developed a more precise version of the DNA-editing tool that can repair even smaller segments of a person’s genome.
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The imaging system—dubbed CornerCameras—was built by AI researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) for seeing around obstructions using standard camera technology.
UCLA researchers develop improved technique for creating brain tissue from stem cells.