Tag: DNA

New HIV Drug Kills 99% of Virus During First Human Clinical Trial

New HIV Drug Kills 99% of Virus During First Human Clinical Trial

A new HIV drug created by Israeli researchers passes its first human clinical trial. Zion Medical, an Israel-based biotech company, just announced the results of the initial human clinical trial conducted for their new HIV drug....
Scientists Measured Human Exposome for the First Time

Scientists Measure Human Exposome for the First Time

Stanford researchers have successfully measured the human exposome for the first time.  You might be thinking that taking long baths make you squeaky clean. Sorry to say this but you're dead wrong. Apparently, there's this...
Scientists Mapped the Movement of Human Chromosomes for the First Time

Scientists First to Map the Movement of Human Chromosomes

For the first time after years of research on human chromosomes, scientists were finally able to map their movement. Human chromosomes have been among the most studied elements of our body. Primarily, it is because...
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SRS Imaging Paves new Road for Cancer Detection

Chemists have designed a new molecular imaging technique that allows them to peer inside living cells and track cellular processes. Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a miraculous tool that has revolutionized medical practice. With great precision, MRI...
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23andMe Pivots From Genomics to Medical Research in new Merger

23andMe just announced a $300 million deal with the British medical firm GlaxoSmithKline, possibly changing the services and goals of the company completely.   We have written about 23andMe several times over the last year. However, it wasn't always...
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Mitochondria Study Provides New Insight Into the Evolutionary Process

Scientists have found a link between rapid mitochondrial evolution and the emergence of new species from isolated populations. Mitochondria do much more than just fulfilling their function as the cell power stations and enabling cellular...
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Research Says Success May be Genetic After all

Scientists claim a new genetic test can partially predict how much socio-economic success a person could attain. Long before Darwin published “On the Origin of Species” in 1859, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck defended his own idea in 1801...
Scientists Discovered why CRISPR Gene-Editing Fails to Work at Times

Scientists Find and Repair Flaw in CRISPR Gene-Editing

Researchers have finally found the reason why CRISPR gene-editing sometimes fails to work. To date, CRISPR gene-editing remains to be one of the most promising medical treatments currently being studied by researchers worldwide. However, it...
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New Gene-Editing Treatment Could Replace CRISPR Technology

In a world's first, researchers were able to cure a genetic condition in a mouse model using gene-editing treatment. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Yale Universities have reportedly used gene-editing treatment to cure a genetic...
Startup Company Catalog to Develop DNA Data Storage Technology

Startup Company Catalog to Develop DNA Data Storage Technology

Catalog, a startup based at the Harvard Life Lab, has announced its plans to develop the world's first DNA data storage technology. For years, scientists around the world have exerted time and effort to develop...