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Scientists are discovering the secrets behind whole-body DNA regeneration

March 24th, 2019 at 10:04 am » Comments Off

A team at Harvard has released a study on panther worms which revealed a regenerative master switch called early growth response, or EGR. Scientists want to know why some fauna, like some species of the humble jellyfish, can regenerate their whole bodies following an injury. In a paper published last Friday, a team at Harvard […]

Harvard University uncovers DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration

March 20th, 2019 at 11:16 am » Comments Off

A piece of non-coding DNA may hold the key to how humans could regenerate body parts Humans may one day have the ability to regrow limbs after scientists at Harvard University uncovered the DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration. Some animals can achieve extraordinary feats of repair, such as salamanders which grow back […]

The CRISPR machines that can wipe out entire species

February 14th, 2019 at 1:21 pm » Comments Off

The genetic-engineering tool could help combat malaria and invasive species. But should we use it? Charles Darwin had no idea what a gene was. If we dropped the father of evolution into 2019, the idea that humans can willfully alter the genes of an entire species would surely seem like wizardry to him. But CRISPR […]

Face-scanning A.I. can help doctors spot unusual genetic disorders

January 26th, 2019 at 2:29 am » Comments Off

  Facial recognition can help unlock your phone. Could it also be able to play a far more valuable role in people’s lives by identifying whether or not a person has a rare genetic disorder, based exclusively on their facial features? DeepGestalt, an artificial intelligence built by the Boston-based tech company FDNA, suggests that the […]

Stem Cell dental implants grow new teeth in 2 months

January 20th, 2019 at 1:50 pm » Comments Off

Apparently, the newest scientific discovery can possibly leave dentures and implants in the past, and make millions of people extremely happy. These two methods for a missing tooth or teeth can lead to serious dental health issues, such as discomfort and irritations, difficulties to eat, and pain in the case of dentures, while implants can […]

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