Medicine & TechnologyA research team has just revealed an important piece of the puzzle that could possibly lead the way to new approaches to treating the herpes virus, and why and how it is invading the nervous system.
WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus bestows the posthumous award on the late Henrietta Lacks whose cancer cells were used in several scientific breakthroughs, including COVID-19 vaccines.
Bioengineers reimagine the CRISPR system as a Swiss Army knife by repurposing it to make a mini version for easier cell engineering and gene therapy to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other diverse ailments.
German scientists used stem cells to grow a mini human brain or cerebral organoids, which developed its own eyes complete with retinas, lenses, corneas, and nerve cells that help it detect light. They believe that it could lead to lab-grown retinas for people with vision loss.
Protein linked to certain conditions like Parkinson’s disease is found to be affecting the mitochondria with researchers specifically discovering that fragmentation of mitochondria can actually be healthy.