Gene Editing

A Guide to Investing in Gene Editing Stocks

If we had to pick one disruptive technology that has the most potential to change mankind, it would be subset of nanotechnology called synthetic biology (or synbio). A critical component of synbio is gene editing. You cannot have one without the other. When many people first hear about the potential of gene editing, they want […]

A Base Editing IPO from Beam Therapeutics

The ability to modify genes may be one of the most promising disruptive technologies there is today. As the general public learns about the potential of gene editing, retail investors will be looking for stocks that provide some exposure to it. In the case of gene editing, there are three stocks that would be considered pure plays on the theme […]

How Plant Sciences Will Feed 10 Billion People By 2050

Regular readers know that we don’t just publish articles, but foster a conversation about emerging technologies and how they will improve the world (and our investment portfolio). One of our ongoing themes – aside from Elon Musk’s hair – is how this little green and blue ball we inhabit can continue to sustain life as […]

Precision BioSciences Stock Offered in IPO

In our recent article on DNA nanotechnology, we looked at a paper co-authored by George Church that refers to the “staggering” progress being made in gene editing. While it used to be that gene editing seemed to be synonymous with the acronym CRISPR, that’s not the case. CRISPR is just one of many methods one can use […]

How Cibus Uses Gene Editing to Produce Better Crops

We recently wrote about how the world’s growing population will require us to use technologies like precision agriculture to feed everyone. Land is expensive, and we can’t just start planting new crops. Instead, we need to better utilize existing farmlands by increasing yields to create more food. Another way to create more food is by making […]

6 CRISPR Applications from Healthcare Startups

One question we’re often asked at Nanalyze is what emerging technology do we think will be most disruptive in the long term. The short answer: All of them. Otherwise, we wouldn’t be devoting long hours at the laptop between trips to the local dispensary writing about all of this amazing progress. Artificial intelligence, as we’ve […]

A Few Updates on the Progress of Gene Editing

Whenever an exciting technology comes along, people want to invest in it. Even if those people have never put a single red penny into the stock market, they will suddenly start buying stocks with no regard towards the basic principles of prudent investing like diversifying your holdings and not investing in over-the-counter (OTC) stocks. To […]

Calyxt IPO – TALEN Gene Editing in Agriculture

It’s only been a week since we published our article on “GMO vs Gene Editing vs Genetic Engineering“, and we were pleasantly surprised to see that there is now a gene-editing IPO planned that is specifically focused on gene editing in agriculture. We’ve looked at various agriculture startups that keep you fed and even robots that […]

GMO vs Gene Editing vs Genetic Engineering

If you had to come up with a short list for the greatest advancements in technology that have been made in the last decade, you’d be hard pressed to place anything in front of the progress we’ve made in the world of genetics. For most of us, it’s been decades years since we took Biology 101 […]

What is Biochemistry and Why it Matters

If you’re a regular reader of Nanalyze, you’ll know that we’re big fans of the work that Bryan Johnson of Kernel is doing, essentially trying to enable read/write access to the brain. In one of his interviews, he remarks that ever since we first booted up a cell with human engineered DNA, we entered a new […]