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 Our Genetically Engineered Future Is Closer Than You Think
Our Genetically Engineered Future Is Closer Than You Think
aweGene | 15 April
The news last November that a rogue Chinese scientist had genetically altered the embryos of a pair of Chinese twins shocked the world. But although this use
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The Key to Staying Active and Healthy Past 60
The Key to Staying Active and Healthy Past 60
aweGene | 14 April
Ageing is inevitable and is influenced by many things – but keeping active can slow ageing and increase life expectancy. Evidence shows that
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The Future of Food: 3D Printing, Vertical Farming & Materials Science
The Future of Food: 3D Printing, Vertical Farming & Materials Science
aweGene | 12 April
Food… What we eat, and how we grow it, will be fundamentally transformed in the next decade.Already, vertical farming is projected to exceed a US$12
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Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100
Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100
aweGene | 09 April
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max.
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Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new possibilities around how we can not only slow them down, but possibly even reverse them. A new breakthrough
Antioxidant Found to Wind Back the Clock on Blood Vessel Function by Up to 20 Years
aweGene | 09 April
Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new
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New CRISPR Class Expands Genetic Engineering Toolbox
New CRISPR Class Expands Genetic Engineering Toolbox
aweGene | 09 April
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have used a previously unexplored CRISPR technology to accurately regulate and edit genomes in human cells.With this
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5 Life Lessons from Your Immune System
5 Life Lessons from Your Immune System
aweGene | 08 April
Scientists love analogies. We use them continually to communicate our scientific approaches and discoveries.As an immunologist, it strikes me that many of our
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DNA Just One of More Than 1 Million Possible Genetic Molecules, Scientists Find
aweGene | 07 April
Scientists used a computer program to uncover more than 1 million molecules that could potentially store genetic information, just like DNA.DNA and its
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Accelerating Data-Driven Discoveries
Accelerating Data-Driven Discoveries
aweGene | 06 April
As technologies like single-cell genomic sequencing, enhanced biomedical imaging, and medical “internet of things” devices proliferate, key discoveries about
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How Much Can We Delay Aging? A Gene Therapy Trial Is About to Find Out
How Much Can We Delay Aging? A Gene Therapy Trial Is About to Find Out
aweGene | 05 April
Aging is reversible.It’s still a somewhat controversial idea in humans. Yet recent attempts at delaying - or even reversing - diseases that pop up with age in
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Gene Editing Transforms Gel into Shape-Shifting Smart Material
Gene Editing Transforms Gel into Shape-Shifting Smart Material
aweGene | 02 April
Is there anything CRISPR can’t do? Scientists have wielded the gene-editing tool to make scores of genetically modified organisms, as well as to
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Five Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things
Five Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things
aweGene | 01 April
What if our homes were alive? I don’t mean smart homes with the disembodied voice of Alexa deciding the setting for your living room spotlights. I
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