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Nanoparticles reprogram immune cells to fight cancer

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Nanoparticles reprogram immune cells to fight cancer
A new study describes new method to transform immune cells, while inside the body, into leukemia-fighting powerhouses.
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| Categories: | Tags: Cancer, oncology, immunity, immune system, nanoparticles, T-cells, genetics, genetic engineering, genome modification | Comments: (0) | View Count: (679)
Gene editing opens doors to seedless fruit with no need for bees
Don’t like the seeds in tomatoes? You might be pleased to know that seedless ones have been created by gene editing.
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| Categories: | Tags: CRISPR / Cas9, Genetics, Genome Modification, Genetic Engineering, Synthetic Biology | Comments: (0) | View Count: (775)
Reprogrammed Glia Improve Symptoms in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s
By converting glial cells into dopaminergic neurons, scientists were able to partially rescue motor behavior in mice.
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| Categories: | Tags: Brain, regeneration, repair, genetics, genetic engineering, genome modification, glia | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1126)
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Will swallowing microbes replace the colonoscopy?

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Will swallowing microbes replace the colonoscopy?
Engineered gut bacteria are capable of sensing colitis, an inflammation of the colon, in mice, say researchers.
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CRISPR and the ‘dark’ places of the genome

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CRISPR and the ‘dark’ places of the genome
Duke University researchers have come up with a way that use CRISPR/Cas 9 technology to quickly screen the non-coding portion of the human genome to better understand and eventually better treat various diseases
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Sperm Loaded with Drugs Could Target Gynecological Cancers
Fitting sperm cells with a steering mechanism offers a new way to target treatments.
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| Categories: | Tags: Oncology, cancer, cancer treatment, spermatozoa, synthetic biology, genetics, genome modification, genetic engineering | Comments: (0) | View Count: (851)
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Artificial life spawns billion-dollar industry

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Artificial life spawns billion-dollar industry
Growing designer babies and bringing back the woolly mammoth. Such thoughts that were once considered fiction are now a looming reality for scientists who are steps away from building artificial life.
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Astaxanthin compound found to switch on the FOX03 'longevity gene' in mice
The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine ("JABSOM") and Cardax, Inc. ("Cardax") (OTCQB:CDXI), a Honolulu based life sciences company, have jointly announced the results of an animal study evaluating the effectiveness of a compound that holds promise in anti-aging therapy.
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| Categories: | Tags: genetics, genome modification, genetic engineering, FOXO3, CDX-085 | Comments: (0) | View Count: (912)
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