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Hearing Restoration Via Gene Delivery

By Rideeta Raquib ’19

Inner ear disease disrupts a key sense of hearing for many people worldwide. However, gene therapy can treat inner ear disease if reagents are introduced into appropriate cells. 420 more words

2016-17

A Note on Intersex

As gleaned from Rethinking Gender by Robin Marantz Henig:

We have learnt that sex chromosomes determine a baby’s sex: XX means its a girl and XY means its a boy. 216 more words

How Genes are Related to “Baldness”

According to the new study published in United Kingdom, 200 new genetic markers linked with male pattern baldness, which is a great number comparing to the previous study that revealed only eight of the genes. 258 more words

Science Club

Maria Merian

A pioneering woman of science re-emerges after 300 years


Maria Sibylla Merian, a German-born woman living in the Netherlands worked as an artist, botanist, naturalist and entomologist. 45 more words

Pictures

You won’t believe what scientists found inside 50,000-year-old crystals in a Mexican Cave

Source: Ancient-Code.com
February 17, 2017

Simply put fascinating. Biologists have discovered LIFE trapped inside 50,000-year-old crystals in a fairytale-like Mexican cave system. These bizarre, ancient microbes were found ‘dormant’ in the Naica caves and are believed to live off minerals such as iron and manganese. 518 more words

News

WILL WE BE ABLE TO FIND A CURE FOR DEMENTIA? 💡


I’m back again today with another topic I want to talk about! I’ve actually touched on the topic of dementia before in a previous post… 1,189 more words

Reflecting