Zebrafish to be used to help identify genes that cause scarring

Zebrafish to be used to help identify genes that cause scarring

Researchers are using fish in a groundbreaking study to identify the genes that cause scarring. A £ 1.5 million five-year research program funded by The Scar Free Foundation and led by the University of Bristol will include studies of the translucent zebrafish. Live imaging and…

Monkey genes 'edited' by scientists to create HIV-resistant super-macaques

Monkey genes 'edited' by scientists to create HIV-resistant super-macaques

With the coronavirus pandemic raging around the world, it’s easy to forget about the other incurable virus that is shortening the lives of people worldwide. But HIV is still bad for us. Without treatment, victims will live an average of about 10 years after infection….

Scientists work out the genes that drive aggressive brain cancer

Scientists work out the genes that drive aggressive brain cancer

Scientists have identified more than 200 genes that work together to drive the growth of glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer. The findings, published in the journal Genome Biology, are based on a new mouse model developed by a team of researchers, including experts…

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