Medicine

futureHigh Resolution Imaging Screens Thousands of Genes in a Few Days

Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and MIT have developed a new method that combines large-scale pooled genetic screens with image-based analysis of cellular behavior. The approach, called optical pooled screens, allows researchers to examine how genes …

diseasePrime Genome Editing System Could Accelerate Disease Cures

A new type of gene editing enables more precise editing than CRISPR. Prime editing combines two key proteins and a new RNA to make targeted insertions, deletions, and all possible single-letter changes in the DNA of human cells. Prime Editing …

air pollutionChina Reduces Major Air Pollution By 60-72% From 2014 to 2017

China started a war on air pollution and they are making progress. The team found that between 2014 and 2017, China’s annual power plant emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and particulate matter dropped by 65%, 60% and 72% each …

alzheimers diseaseSoft Cap Emitting Electromagnetic Waves has Reversed Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s patients

A bioengineered soft cap emitting electromagnetic waves has reversed memory impairment of Alzheimer’s patients (AD). This is a patient wearing MemorEM. CREDIT NeuroEM Therapeutics, Inc. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is disease of brain aging that causes progressive, severe memory loss. There …

antiagingRapamycin and Two Other Drugs Extends Lifespan Twice As Much As Any Other Drug Combo

A triple drug combination has been used to extend the lifespan of fruit flies by 48% in a new study led by UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging. The three drugs are all already in use …

businessTen Times Cheaper But Better Food is Going to Radically Change Your World

Nextbigfuture interviewed Tony Seba of RethinkX on their latest analysis of emerging global technology disruption. The new emerging technology is combining synthetic biology was fermentation to transform agriculture and many aspects of industry. In 2017, RethinkX and Tony Seba put …

brainGel-free Noninvasive Brain Computer Interfaces Is More Convenient for Your Hair

Brain–computer interfaces (BCIs) enable direct and near-instant communication between the brain and electronic devices. One of the biggest remaining challenges is to develop an effective noninvasive BCI that allows the recording electrodes to avoid hair on human skin without the …

genetic engineering7 Instances Where Paternity Test Is HIGHLY Recommended

There might be a lot of reasons why your child might insist on a paternity test. Some of them just want to know the family history while others want to reassure a few doubts. There are also some cases where …

antiaging2.5 Years of Aging Reversal from Metformin and DHEA

A small study showed 2.5 years of aging reversal. The people were 1.5 years younger according to epigenetic markers than when they were first measured one year prior. The trial