Christina Pohlman

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Down's syndrome cells 'fixed' in first step towards chromosome therapy

Scientists have corrected the genetic fault that causes Down's syndrome – albeit in isolated cells – raising the prospect of a radical therapy for the disorder.<p>In an elegant series of experiments, US researchers took cells from people with DS and silenced the extra chromosome that causes the …

Fountain-of-Youth Gene Enhances Healing in Adults - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | November 7, 2013 12:36 pm<p>Young animals heal and regenerate their tissue better than adults—that’s why, for instance, younger …

Learn.Genetics

APA format:<p>Genetic Science Learning Center. (2015, January 7) Learn.Genetics. Retrieved May 23, 2018, from http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/<p>CSE …

Is Ethical Human Genetic Enhancement Possible?

<i>Slate</i> is running running an interesting conversation about transhumanism, and the ethics of the same, between Kyle Munkittrick, Nicholas Agar, and Brad Allenby. I urge you to read the entries so far – it’s a fascinating read. But one thing that I find interesting about the discussion is this kind …