It seems that the CRISPR technology is worth a court battle after the patent battle between the Broad Institute and the University of California. Now, several scientists are seeing light to this gene technology which can actually solve epidemics like malaria.
In breaking news out of Harvard, researchers announce today they may have identified a crucial link in the deadly chain of malaria infection – the red blood cell’s entry portal for the lethal parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. Their discovery may pave the way for a much anticipated therapy – a vaccine.
The loss of life to the earthquake stricken areas of Nepal has been catastrophic, but now survivors are facing a new threat that could pose an even greater risk that the quake and its aftershocks - disease.