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Perspective on DNA Sequencing

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA 3D Model
Keep in mind that the Human Genome Project completed its “rough draft” only a dozen years ago; since [MORE]

A Genetically Modified Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose Levels

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose
In laboratory mice, University of Chicago bioengineers were able to use CRISPR gene editing to modify [MORE]

Cell Atlas of the Small Intestine

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Small Intestine Cellular Composition
Quoting directly: “The lining or epithelium of the gut is one of the body’s most diverse and [MORE]

Spray-On Heart Muscle

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Muscles in a Spray Can
The first artificial heart patented in the US went to Paul Winchell, more commonly remembered from [MORE]

Reversible RNA Editing

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Broad Institute’s pioneering lab for gene editing has developed a version of CRISPR that permits reversible RNA editing. “The [MORE]

Breast Cancer’s Tell-Tale Clue in Hair

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Anatomy of Human Hair
Can early breast cancer be diagnosed from a strand of hair? Researchers at the University of Utah [MORE]

3-D Medical Imaging

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

EchoPixel True3D
“EchoPixel, a company in Mountain View, California, hopes to bridge the gap [between what a surgeon sees on a [MORE]

Gene Therapy for Adrenoleukodystrophy

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

ABCD1 Gene Defect in ALD
You may remember Lorenzo Odono and the 1992 movie, “Lorenzo’s Oil,” about his and his family’s [MORE]

Antibiotics with Light Activated Nanoparticles

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CU Boulder Researcher at Boulder at the BioFrontiers Institute
Drug resistance in several pathogenic species have raised alarms and stimulated a [MORE]

Microneedle Patch for Drawing Interstitial Fluid

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microneedle Patch
Average size adults carry about two and a half gallons of interstitial fluid which bathes every cell in the [MORE]

Electro-Spinning Collagen for Organ Scaffolds

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biological Scaffolds
The process known as electrospinning, whereby a high voltage drives a liquid polymer through a small orifice causing it [MORE]

Smart Prosthetics

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Prosthetics (MOIP)
To address the needs of military amputees, the Naval Research Lab and collaborators have created a smart artificial [MORE]

DNA Robots

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

LQian Cargo Sorting DNA Robot
In the 64 years that scientists have known about the structure of DNA, enormous knowledge has [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Metastatic Cancer

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy Plate
Scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have engineered a microchip that can trap and identify metastatic cancer cells in [MORE]