Cell editors correct genetic errors

Almost all land plants employ an army of editors who correct errors in their genetic information. Researchers have now transferred parts of this machinery into a bacterium. Their results confirm a controversial thesis on the functioning of this widespread mechanism. Almost all land plants employ an army of editors who correct errors in their genetic … More Cell editors correct genetic errors

2015-2016 El Niño triggered disease outbreaks across globe

The 2015-2016 El Niño event brought weather conditions that triggered regional disease outbreaks throughout the world, according to a new study. The 2015-2016 El Niño event brought weather conditions that triggered regional disease outbreaks throughout the world, according to a new NASA study that is the first to comprehensively assess the public health impacts of … More 2015-2016 El Niño triggered disease outbreaks across globe

Scientists rejuvenate stem cells in the aging brain of mice

Regenerative medicine Scientists have been able to rejuvenate stem cells in the brain of aging mice. The revitalized stem cells improve the regeneration of injured or diseased areas in the brain of old mice. The researchers expect that their approach will provide fresh impetus in regenerative medicine and facilitate the development of stem cell therapies. … More Scientists rejuvenate stem cells in the aging brain of mice