Saturday, November 17, 2018
CRISPR/Gene Therapy

CRISPR/Gene Therapy

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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