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A new tweak to the CRISPR-Cas9 system opens a realm of new genome editing possibilities

The advent of the genome-editing techniques using the CRISPR-Cas9 system has improved the efficiency of genome targeting in various organisms. Any portion of the genome can be edited, but it must follow one rule – the target sequence must be adjacent to a PAM (Photospacer Adjacent Motif) sequence. 95 more words

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Following your Passion: a conversation with Dr. Joan Steitz

Not too long ago, I had the great pleasure of speaking with one of the most prominent figures in science: Dr Joan Steitz. Being one of the first few women to graduate from… 872 more words


Power your confidence, with positive thinking

How to think positively and power your way to success, must be a subject you have heard before. However, here is a live example of Anand studying in final year B.Sc., whom I met while delivering a career guidance lecture in his institution. 1,121 more words


The Scholarship of Things

Addressing an audience at the Harvard Ed Portal, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, the 300th Anniversary University Professor and a Pulitzer Prize winner for history, said that many objects in Harvard’s collections defy easy categorization. 585 more words

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Women In Greater Denial When It Comes To Heart Disease

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Heart disease is the number one killer of American women but, according to Harvard researchers, one of the problems could be the fact that women often deny pain. 115 more words

Heard On

Harvard Research Finds Link Between Fluoridated Water, ADHD & Mental Disorders

New research published in The Lancet by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) found that various chemicals that many children are exposed to are having a direct effect on the creation of disorders labelled under the name ADHD as well as other mental disorders. 528 more words