Instant blood test can diagnose heart attacks

Instant blood test can diagnose heart attacks

About two-thirds of chest pains are not heart attacks

Nobel prize for medicine

Nobel prize for medicine awarded for investigation on the internal biological clock

The Nobel Prize committee awarded and recognized the work that  Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young provided for the community

The cure for HIV?

The cure for HIV?

Scientists produced antibodies that can attack 99% of HIV strains

Nanotechnology and the future of medicine

Nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter at the atomic and molecular scale. It creates materials with extraordinarily varied and new properties. This area of research is expanding and offers enormous potential in many sectors, from healthcare to construction and electronics. In medicine, it promises to revolutionize drug delivery, gene therapy, diagnostics, and many areas of research, development and clinical application. 

 

Playing God: gene-ius or heinous?

There's no doubt that the world of gene editing and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is quite controversial. For ethical, moral and religious reasons, to name, perhaps, the three most important, it arouses raw emotions. 

Genetic Inheritance

As a race, humans are intelligent, violent, insecure… and the list continues. What makes us this way? We are all blessed (or cursed) with a self-replicating material in our bodies that carries genetic information. It defines the distinctive characteristics of a person and is passed on through generations of families. This is of course DNA and it the reason why the human race acts the way it does. It is genetic inheritance. 

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