genetics

Can Genes Explain Why Coronavirus Seriously Sickens Some And Spares Others?

Posted in Medicine on 6th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

How might DNA play a role in how sick Covid-19 makes people?

Blood Factors Halve the Epigenetic Age in Mice Cells

Posted in Medicine on 25th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Researchers developed and validated six different epigenetic clocks for rat tissues that are based on DNA methylation.

Speed Breeding Lets Us Develop Six Generations of Crops Instead of Two Each Year

Posted in Business, Science on 18th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

This will make it easier to increase crop yields to feed more people. Although we already have test fields with two to three times the yield of crops. So getting another double would mean we could feed more than 20 billion people.

PTN interviews Elizabeth Parrish Founder and CEO of BioViva Sciences

Posted in Interviews, Medicine on 9th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Liz is a humanitarian, entrepreneur, author and innovator and a leading voice for genetic cures. She is the Founder and CEO of BioViva Sciences USA Inc. BioViva is committed to extending healthy lifespans using gene therapy.

Gene Editing Still Needs Improved Accuracy to Fix Genetic Diseases Inside Bodies

Posted in Medicine on 7th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

There has been a lot of progress with gene editing to precisely engineer the genome. We are close to starting to fix major gene-related diseases like sickle cell anemia.