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REWIRING PLANT DEFENCE GENES TO REDUCE CROP WASTE

Plants can be genetically rewired to resist the devastating effects of disease-significantly reducing crop waste worldwide-according...

USING CRISPR TO PREDICT HEART DISEASE RISK

Gene variants linked to heart disease often are not fully understood, making it difficult to use genetic screening to pinpoint the...

 
 
 

GENE THERAPY WITH 'OFF SWITCH' RESTORES HAND MOVEMENT IN RATS WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY

Researchers from King's College London designed a gene therapy that can be switched off once it has treated a spinal cord injury, addressing...

As Sarepta Preps Data, FDA Lifts Hold on Solid's Duchenne Gene Therapy

AS SAREPTA PREPS DATA, FDA LIFTS HOLD ON SOLID'S DUCHENNE GENE THERAPY

The race to use gene therapy to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a progressive, deadly genetic disease that affects boys, is heating...

 
 
 
Gene Editing Technology can Predict Heart Disease Risk Accurately

GENE EDITING TECHNOLOGY CAN PREDICT HEART DISEASE RISK ACCURATELY

Heart disease risk can be predicted accurately by combining stem cell and gene editing technologies, as they help predict those gene...

LEAD NEUROTOXICITY ON HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA CELL LINE SH-SY5Y IS MEDIATED VIA TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR EGR1/ZIF268 INDUCED DISRUPTED IN SCHEROPHERNIA-1 ACTIVATION

Abstract Lead is a well-known type of neurotoxin and chronic exposure to Pb 2+ induces cognition dysfunction. In this work, the potential...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Cancer-fighting Gene's Function Discovered

CANCER-FIGHTING GENE'S FUNCTION DISCOVERED

Specific DNA repair genes are critical to the ability of tumor suppressor protein, p53 to prevent the development of lymphomas, scientists...

 
 
 
Rock Legend Gene Simmons Talks Dogs Exclusively With iHeartDogs

ROCK LEGEND GENE SIMMONS TALKS DOGS EXCLUSIVELY WITH IHEARTDOGS

There probably isn't a soul alive who hasn't heard of THE Gene Simmons - the lead singer and bassist for the legendary rock band, KISS....

New High-Resolution Genome Assemblies Expand Our Understanding of Human-Ape Differences

NEW HIGH-RESOLUTION GENOME ASSEMBLIES EXPAND OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HUMAN-APE DIFFERENCES

Ever since researchers sequenced the chimpanzee genome in 2005, they have known that humans share the vast majority of our DNA sequence...

 
 
 
Allergan's Migraine-Reducing Pill Hits Study Goals, Heads to Phase 3

ALLERGAN'S MIGRAINE-REDUCING PILL HITS STUDY GOALS, HEADS TO PHASE 3

An experimental Allergan pill meant to help reduce the frequency of migraines met the main goals of a key study, bolstering its chances...

Revolutionary gene-editing tool CRISPR could cause cancer

REVOLUTIONARY GENE-EDITING TOOL CRISPR COULD CAUSE CANCER

Researchers from the University of Cambridge warn CRISPR may reduce cells abilities to protect themselves from DNA damage. This could...

 
 
 
Pharma giants like Novartis, Pfizer, and Sanofi are getting serious about a cutting edge therapy that changes human genes

PHARMA GIANTS LIKE NOVARTIS, PFIZER, AND SANOFI ARE GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT A CUTTING EDGE THERAPY THAT CHANGES HUMAN GENES

Pharma is getting serious about gene therapy, one-time treatments that modify genes to potentially cure serious diseases. Novartis...

GENE-THERAPY COMPANY CRISPR DROPS AS FDA PUTS TRIAL ON HOLD

Posted on: 10 June 2018, Crispr Therapeutics AG plunged after the gene-editing company said a planned trial of its treatment to help...

 
 
 
Brother, Oh Brother!

BROTHER, OH BROTHER!

Saturday Comic Strip Day. Today anotehr rarity, if only beacuse I do not have a lot of newspaper sections from the twenties and thirties....

The Tale of the Captivating Researcher and the Spider Goat

THE TALE OF THE CAPTIVATING RESEARCHER AND THE SPIDER GOAT

Graduate students learn how to explain their research, so projects and careers aren't lost in translation. Given 180 seconds to explain...

 
 
 
Blood test predicts pregnant women's risk of a premature birth with up to 80% accuracy

BLOOD TEST PREDICTS PREGNANT WOMEN'S RISK OF A PREMATURE BIRTH WITH UP TO 80% ACCURACY

Scientists from Stanford University in California have developed a blood test by testing RNA in the genes of a pregnant woman that...

Blood Test In Pregnant Women Identifies Those At Risk of Preterm Delivery

BLOOD TEST IN PREGNANT WOMEN IDENTIFIES THOSE AT RISK OF PRETERM DELIVERY

Maternal blood test in pregnancy that measures activities of maternal, fetal and placental genes, accurately predicts those women at...