CRISPR to the Rescue
Week of March 23

CRISPRGenetic therapies present exciting possibilities and one place that’s now leading with cutting edge experiments is China. Today only ten human clinical trials in the world use a technology called CRISPR which makes gene editing possible, and nine of those trials are in China. CRISPR is short for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats... More »

Making Surgery Survivable
Week of March 16

lister stampImagine facing surgery without anesthesia, in a smelly operating room and the surgeon enters wearing a blood stained apron. I would run screaming out the door. You and me both. Yet, prior to about the eighteen-forties, that was how surgery was done. Surgeons did not wash their hands, instruments were not sterilized, and patients were held down on the table... More »

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