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Friday, June 24, 2022
stem cells
Researchers have long been searching for something that can help the body heal itself. Although research is ongoing, the study of stem cells takes the concept of regenerative medicine one step closer. However, many ideas...
DNA may affect
A study of more than 45,000 people gives a clue as to why some people get sick after an infection. Some people may blame their DNA for making them more likely to get COVID-19 or severe...
Feel good brain messenger
Feel good brain messenger: Neuroscientists have shown that mice can learn to manipulate random dopamine impulses to obtain rewards. The neurological messenger known as dopamine has been described as a "Feel good" brain chemical associated with...
monitor blood flow
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a soft and flexible ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow in major arteries and veins deep inside the...
Human cells
A surprising cellular defense strategy could inspire the creation of new antibiotics. Salmonella bacteria (red in this color-enhanced micrograph) often infect cells lining the human intestine. The infected cells can fight back by secreting a compound...
CRISPR gene editing
CRISPR gene editing: This past weekend, CRISPR gene-editing technology reached a major milestone, completing its first systemic delivery in humans as a drug. CRISPR, or clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, effectively cuts genomes and slices...
Water contamination by antibiotics is mith? Sometimes we do not realise how much industrialisation and human activity have interfered with and changed the world around us, causing considerable pollution. For this reason, groundwater, rivers, seas...