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Warning: CRISPR therapeutics can damage the genome

Investigating the impact of CRISPR technology on T cells, researchers detected a significant loss of genetic material in some treated cells.

Life Scientist 12 August, 2022

Bringing children closer to nature helps improve lung health

Getting children closer to green spaces as they grow up could improve their lung health, according to a study of 3278 children living in and around Porto, Portugal.

Life Scientist 11 August, 2022

Decades in the making: RNA's importance to Australia

Professor Pall (Palli) Thordarson, an award-winning researcher, is set to kickstart RNA capabilities in NSW and finally launch our genetic medicine ecosystem.

Life Scientist 10 August, 2022

Victorian Govt invests in mRNA Innovation Hub

The Victorian mRNA Innovation Hub will work to develop next-generation mRNA vaccines and therapeutics to treat a range of diseases.

Life Scientist 09 August, 2022

Synthetic embryo models created solely from stem cells

Researchers have grown synthetic embryo models of mice outside the womb by starting solely with stem cells cultured in a petri dish — without the use of fertilised eggs.

Life Scientist 08 August, 2022

Biotechnology
Diabetes drug to correct metabolic abnormalities

Diabetes drug to correct metabolic abnormalities

PATAS, part of a new class of antidiabetic drugs, can correct the metabolic abnormalities leading to type 2 diabetes and its associated comorbidities.

Article 22 July, 2022
Health & Medical
Astrocytic urea cycle controls memory impairment in Alzheimer's

Astrocytic urea cycle controls memory impairment in Alzheimer's

Researchers reveal the urea cycle in astrocytes as the link between amyloid-beta accumulation and memory loss, uncovering a therapeutic target to...

Article 06 July, 2022
Life Sciences
Synthetic embryo models created solely from stem cells

Synthetic embryo models created solely from stem cells

Researchers have grown synthetic embryo models of mice outside the womb by starting solely with stem cells cultured in a petri dish — without...

Article 08 August, 2022
Molecular Biology
Decades in the making: RNA's importance to Australia

Decades in the making: RNA's importance to Australia

Professor Pall (Palli) Thordarson, an award-winning researcher, is set to kickstart RNA capabilities in NSW and finally launch our genetic medicine...

Article 10 August, 2022
Lab Technology
High-throughput automation and genomics for an antimicrobial resistance surveillance system

High-throughput automation and genomics for an antimicrobial resistance surveillance system

It is now possible to identify AMR in large numbers of samples obtained from food-producing animals.

Article 01 August, 2022
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