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Scientists in China have become the first in the world to administer CRISPR-Cas9-edited cells to humans. The clinical trial, conducted by Sichuan University in collaboration with Chengdu MedGenCell, is using engineered immune cells to treat metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the most common form of lung cancer. The first patient was treated on 28 […]

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Alaska Airlines and the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) made history on 14 November 2016 by flying the first commercial flight using 20% cellulosic renewable alcohol to jet (ATJ) fuel made from waste wood using synthetic biology. Airline travel is a huge consumer of fossil fuels, but one of the challenges of […]

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Two Rainbow portfolio companies recognised amongst world’s most innovative companies Rainbow companies Tokamak Energy and Synthace join the ranks of global giants Google, Dropbox and Mozilla as winners of the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer award. Each year, World Economic Forum (WEF) and a selection committee of academics, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and corporate executives select the world’s most […]

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