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Scientists tricked mosquitoes into delivering vaccines to humans

October 2nd, 2022

Scientists have managed to turn one of the deadliest insects into a vaccine delivery system. According to new reports from NPR, a clinical trial for a system meant to use mosquitoes to deliver vaccines has been underway in the United Kingdom. The findings of the trial have been published in Science Translational Medicine.

SATI gene editing

New gene-editing technique shows promise in negating bad mutations

August 26th, 2019

We’ve all heard a lot about genetic modification this year, thanks in large part to one Chinese scientist taking it upon himself to edited the genes of human babies. His work was universally decried by fellow scientists and he got himself into some serious trouble because of it. But genetic modification is an incredible tool …

genetic editing

Scientists are scrambling to repudiate researcher’s claims of editing the genes of human embryos

November 29th, 2018

The Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing, taking place this week in Hong Kong, was supposed to be a gathering of researchers and medical professionals for the purpose of furthering the scientific and ethical standards of genetic modification. Instead, it’s been thrown into chaos after a Chinese scientist claimed to have gone forward with …