biology

Search to uncover genetic secrets of sarcoma

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

Sarcoma Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership (GeCIP), aims to find answers to some of the most fundamental questions about this type of cancer.

Support for Human Gene Editing to Fix Diseases in Latest Poll

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Science on 31st Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

There is about 70% support among Americans to use human gene editing to cure or correct diseases.

NASA Gives Us Sugar in Space to Confirm Building Blocks of Life are Everywhere

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

We dont yet know whether life is common in the universe, but were pretty sure the presence of lifes building blocks is not a limiting factor

CRISPR Babies: Mankind's Next Giant Leap?

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Featured, Science on 9th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

CRISPR modified babies have been made in small Chinese clinical trial.

Enzyme to help smokers quit by eliminating nicotine in the blood before it reaches the brain

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

A new treatment for smoking cessation is ready to move into the first stages of human trials to test safety and efficacy.