Category: Science

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The Latest Breakthroughs in Cancer Immunotherapy

In the field of medicine, immunotherapy is anything but a new concept. This method of treatment, which is now most notably utilized to the benefit of cancer patients, has been traced back to ancient Egypt and has reemerged time and time again throughout history. However, now that the medical field is equipped with the power […]

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These Biotech Companies Are Influencing Cannabinoid-based Drug Development

In recent years, biotechnology companies have dabbled in developing medical cannabis products, which have been proven to alleviate symptoms of disorders ranging from irritable bowel syndrome to even those of cancer. However, as medical cannabis continues to make positive progress in the United States, more and more biotech companies are diving into the realm of […]

The Future of Genetic Editing

The Future of Genetic Editing

Can the future of genetic editing be summed up in one word? Yes: CRISPR. An acronym for “clustered, regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats,” CRISPR is a biological system for altering DNA that is easier, more cost-effective, and quicker than older genetic engineering methods.   Co-discovered in 2012 by Molecular biologist Professor Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle […]

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