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Most studies on genetics and cognition focus on discovering the common features that drive our attention. However, through what could possibly be the…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • November 13, 2017
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Several studies have been conducted with the aim of stopping the ability of cancer to consume glucose. However, a new study led by Matthew Galbraith, PhD, and Joaquin Espinosa, PhD at University…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • November 8, 2017
  • 637 views

It is believed that there’s no cure for multiple sclerosis but treatment can help recovery from attacks and manage symptoms. However, a new gene therapy technique has been tested in animal models…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • September 25, 2017
  • 618 views

Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed a cheaper and faster therapy for diseases such as cancer and HIV, which is considered as a promising new breakthrough as the…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • September 4, 2017
  • 576 views

Gene editing, which has always stirred controversy among scientists and non-scientists alike, could become a legitimate procedure very soon. The first genetically modified human embryo has been…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • August 1, 2017
  • 1.3k views

Pushing the limits of biology, a group of researchers was able to succeed in an extremely ambitious experiment—storing a movie in the DNA of a living bacteria cell.

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 14, 2017
  • 1.1k views

There hasn’t been a better time for gene editing. Although gene editing has existed for years, it was very expensive and challenging until the cheaper and simpler CRISPR technique was discovered…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 10, 2017
  • 849 views

Of the many after-effects of dinosaur extinction, probably the most surprising one was the flourishing of frogs. Frogs have survived and managed to thrive during the mass extinction about 66…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 5, 2017
  • 1.3k views

Antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis is a global threat. It is estimated that by 2040, more than a third of all TB cases in Russia will show resistance to the primary…

  • Editage Insights
  • June 15, 2017
  • 3.8k views

Researchers have been aware of the DNA damage that smoking causes. A research team headed by Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of…

  • Editage Insights
  • June 13, 2017
  • 5.7k views