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Researchers uses cellular bubbles to deliver Parkinson's meds directly to brain

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have used exosomes — tiny bubbles of protein and fat produced naturally by cells — to …

Breast cancer vaccines may work better with silicon microparticles

The effectiveness of cancer vaccines could be dramatically boosted by first loading the cancer antigens into silicon microparticles, report …

Smartphone video microscope automates detection of parasites in blood

A research team led by UC Berkeley engineers has developed a new smartphone microscope that uses video to automatically detect and quantify infection …

Tesla's Big Announcement Is PowerWall: A Battery For Your Home

It's electrifying<p>Could a battery big enough to power your whole home be coming to market soon? Yes, says Elon Musk. More than that, he says it will change the world.<p>Rumors have swirled for weeks about a new announcement from Tesla, with onlookers around the world latching onto any crumb of …

Research unlocks critical early nutrient supply for embryos

The mechanism by which embryos receive nutrition during the first 11 weeks of pregnancy has been revealed by scientists. The new study explains some …

Understanding the body's response to worms and allergies

Research from The University of Manchester is bringing scientists a step closer to developing new therapies for controlling the body’s response to …

A digital field guide to cancer cells

Using advanced technology and an approach that merges engineering and medicine, a Yale University-led team has compiled some of the most …

How to identify drugs that work best for each patient

Implantable device could allow doctors to test cancer drugs in patients before prescribing chemotherapy.<p>More than 100 drugs have been approved to …

You Can Now Download Tamagotchi On Your Apple Watch

Relive childhood memories with your favorite nagging blob<p>The real reason to buy an Apple Watch has finally come along: You can now download the Tamagotchi app on your techy timepiece.<p>If you’ve never heard of Tamagotchi, first of all, I’m sorry. The digital pets were all the rage in the late '90s …

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CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing in human tripronuclear zygotes

Balakier H (1993) Tripronuclear human zygotes: the first cell cycle and subsequent development. Hum Reprod 8:1892–1897Google Scholar<p>Baltimore BD, …

Human gene editing has arrived – here’s why it matters

GENE editing is here. The first work attempting to edit human embryos grabbed headlines last week. And another study showed how gene editing might …