Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Humans may one day have the ability to regrow limbs after scientists at Harvard University uncovered the DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration. Some animals can achieve extraordinary feats of repair, such as salamanders which grow back legs,...
Increasing human lifespan risks turning huge numbers of people into walking zombies because experts are not close to solving the problem of dementia and brain cell loss, a leading scientist has warned.Labs across the world are trying to tackle the causes...
An astonishing 17 pupils at a single British school are in the process of changing gender, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Most of the youngsters undergoing the transformation are autistic, according to a teacher there, who said vulnerable children...
Genetically engineered viruses could very well become the next generation of warfare. Deadly viruses modified in labs could be released eliminating entire communities of people as they infect making them a valuable asset to militaries worldwide.As dystopian as that...
Extinct woolly mammoths, cave lions and other long-gone species may be brought back to lifee in a new £4.5million cloning facility in Russia, scientists claim.The new Jurassic Park-style centre will be a "world class paleo-genetic scientific hub" in the world's coldest...
Science has made mice look good by reversing age-related wrinkles and hair loss at the genetic level. Humanity could get a similar make-over in the future.“Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be...
Scientists in San Francisco may be close to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The key to their success was looking not at the brains of mice – a standard practice in scientific research – but of men.Researchers at...
An unknown and deadly new illness dubbed Disease X has been added to the list of potential global epidemics that could kill millions.Each year scientists with the World Health Organisation (WHO) create a list of the most likely diseases...
Josiah Zayner, 36, recently made headlines by becoming the first person to use the revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr to try to change their own genes. Part way through a talk on genetic engineering, Zayner pulled out a syringe apparently containing DNA and other...

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