Health & Medicine

A Step Closer To Artificial Human Beings?

Scientists propose the creation of a synthetic human genome. Do you remember the Human Genome Project (HGP)? Launched in 1990 and declared complete in 2003,...

MaMaLoc: How To Change Cancer Surgeries With Magnets

A small magnetic device might transform breast cancer surgeries. In early-diagnosed breast cancers, the correct localization of tumor cells is often a challenge. Therefore, during...

Bringing ‘Dirty’ Mice Into Labs Opens A World Of Possibilities

Treating immune disorders might have gotten easier with a new mouse model.

Adding Letters To The ABC Of DNA

Researchers are working hard to expand the alphabet of life by adding new bases to DNA.

Bioterrorism: Lessons Learned From Anthrax

Anthrax attacks in 2001 were a wake-up call for the importance of preparation and education when dealing with terrorism. 15 years later, and countless terrorist offensives later, it is time to recall the learned lessons.

Schizophrenia Killed The Cat

Toxoplasma may no longer be responsible for mental disorders

Slowing Down The Clock

New drugs can delay aging and rejuvenate tissues.

2015, Gene-editing Awakens

CRISPR – the Breakthrough of the Year. 2015 was the year for gene-editing to shine, especially thanks to CRISPR-Cas9. Voted Breakthrough of the Year by...