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The powerhouses inside cells have been gene-edited for the first time

18 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Making precise changes to the genomes of mitochondria within our cells could lead to treatments for disorders that can result in muscle weakness or even death in early childhood
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Gene-editing discovery could point the way toward a ‘holy grail': cures for mitochondrial diseases

20 hours ago   |   STAT

Biologist David Liu was in the middle of his morning commute to the Broad Institute two summers ago when he opened the email. We just discovered a new toxin made by bacteria...
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How to translate biomarker discoveries into clinical applications

How to translate biomarker discoveries into clinical applications

1 day ago   |   Global Engage

Extracellular vesicles provide an exciting opportunity as a modality for non-invasive biomarkers, which may enable them to be used as biomarkers for tumour metastasis. Using...
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Why we still haven't cloned humans - it's not just ethics

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

We've technically been able to clone human beings for almost a decade. So, why haven't we? The answer has way more to do with science than morality . Not only is cloning...
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STAT Plus: With a clinical hold, off-the-shelf CAR-T hits a new safety concern

1 day ago   |   STAT

The Food and Drug Administration has placed a clinical hold on one of Cellectis's off-the-shelf CAR-T trials after one patient died of cardiac arrest, a worrying development...
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Microbiome miscommunication links to IBD

Microbiome miscommunication links to IBD

2 days ago   |   Quadram

Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron surrounded by OMVs. Image by Martin Warren's group Outer Membrane Vesicles produced by certain gut bacteria have a key role in regulating the...
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Cumulus Cells

2 days ago   |   Harvard


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Scientists Say: Polymer | Science News for Students

4 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Scientists Say: Polymer | Science News for Students : Polymer This word describes large molecules formed from smaller units. Those units are joined by chemical bonds. Polymers...
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Dog days: science finds more accurate way to measure Fido's age

Dog days: science finds more accurate way to measure Fido's age

6 days ago   |   Metro

Who's a good boy? Turns out we've been measuring the age of man's best friend all wrong. Scientists claim to have developed a formula that can compare the ages of dogs and...
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Expert reaction to paper tracking mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 virus with possible implications for infectiousness

6 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in Cell, looked at mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 virus with possible implications for infectiousness. Prof Lawrence Young, Professor of Medical Oncology...
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Meet Cold Stone Creamery's resident ice cream SCIENTIST

Meet Cold Stone Creamery's resident ice cream SCIENTIST

Dr. Maya M. Warren has a PhD in food science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Her job involves mixing up new ice cream flavors for locations across the globe Read more ...

Florida officials issue stark warning over brain eating amoeba 'Survival is...

Florida officials issue stark warning over brain eating amoeba 'Survival is rare'

EXPERTS in Florida have sent out a dire warning over the emergence of a brain-eating amoeba found in the Sunshine State, stating that once infected, "survival is rare". Read more ...

Elon Musk plan for internet in space suffers ANOTHER SpaceX rocket launch blow

Elon Musk plan for internet in space suffers ANOTHER SpaceX rocket launch blow

ELON Musk's rocket firm SpaceX has cancelled its 10th Starlink mission due to bad weather, in yet another setback for the firm's ambitious plan for global satellite internet. Read more ...

Juno captures sharp view of ‘Clyde's Spot' on stormy Jupiter

Juno captures sharp view of ‘Clyde's Spot' on stormy Jupiter

On 31 May, Clyde Foster, an amateur astronomer of Centurion, South Africa, noticed what appeared to be a bright new spot, a presumed storm, on Jupiter, just below and to the... Read more ...

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a surge of interest in the press and social media in comparisons with other countries. When did the new virus reach other countries, how did... Read more ...

Evolutionary Genetics of Malaria

Evolutionary Genetics of Malaria

Jacob A Tennessen, Victoria A Ingham, Kobié Hyacinthe Toé, Wamdaogo Moussa... Read more ...

Changing Perspectives; Changing Views: COVID and Agile Organizations

Changing Perspectives; Changing Views: COVID and Agile Organizations

Today Chris Worley , professor of organizational theory and management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio Business School, and Claudy Jules , the head Google's Center of... Read more ...

Shark horror: Palm-sized Megalodon tooth found in the Philippines - 'Largest...

Shark horror: Palm-sized Megalodon tooth found in the Philippines - 'Largest shark ever'

A SHARK tooth belonging to the prehistoric megalodon and measuring three inches in length was discovered in the Philippines. Read more ...

NASA detects a galaxy racing away from Earth at 3.5 million miles per hour

NASA detects a galaxy racing away from Earth at 3.5 million miles per hour

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope has observed a galaxy that is flying away from us at breakneck speeds of nearly 3.5 million miles per hour. Read more ...

NASA outlines recommendations to clear path for Boeing to resume Starliner...

NASA outlines recommendations to clear path for Boeing to resume Starliner flights

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION Artist's illustration of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft in orbit. Credit: Boeing NASA has completed an exhaustive review of... Read more ...