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Non-Viral Vectors for CRISPR Delivery

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT CRISPR Gene Editing Tool Without Viruses
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has mostly depended on viral vectors to deliver the cutting enzyme [MORE]

Machine Reading of X-Ray Images

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Algorithm Diagnoses Pneumonia Better Than Radiologists
The glucometer is one example of how a disruptive innovation can change medical practice, and [MORE]

Wyss’ Organ-on-a-Chip for Modeling Influenza

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organ-on-a-Chip
It has been 99 years since the great influenza pandemic that killed many more people than had died in World [MORE]

Polymeric Antibodies for Molecular Diagnostics

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly about this work at the University of Leicester: “ In a newly released article “A comparison of the [MORE]

How to Weigh a Single Cell

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell Weighing Microscope
“We established that the weight of living cells fluctuates continuously by about one to four percent as they [MORE]

Allen Institute for Brain Research Opens It’s Cell Type Database to Researchers

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Brain Tissue
The human brain is made up of some 86 billion neurons and sorting them into “types” is akin [MORE]

The Youngest Stem Cells

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Pluripotent embryonic stem cells are derived from blastocysts of about 100 cells, which means those stem cells [MORE]

Smart Hydrogel

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nitric Oxide Ge
Quoting directly: “At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence for Wellness

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Microbiome
The interaction of some three billion bacterial genes and twenty thousand human genes in the human microbiome is the [MORE]

Hacking Sequencers with Malware of Synthetic DNA; Scary

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Illumina Genome Analyzer II Sequencing Machine
Today’s science-fiction can become tomorrow’s breakthroughs or its nightmares. The piece describes such a bad [MORE]

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]