Genome editing is a generic term for new methods enabling targeted modifications to the genetic material (genome) of a cell. In this FAQ, the BfR answers the most important questions on the topic of genome editing and the CRISPR/Cas9 method in particular.
On behalf of and in cooperation with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the BfR, supported by the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), is organising an international crisis practice from 28 until 30 August 2019 at the BfR.
Micro and nanoparticles of metal from tattoo needles can be deposited in the skin and in lymph nodes. This is the result of researchers from the BfR, together with an international team of partners.