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 genetic analysis of the fish,…

What He Saw at the Riots

Portland Police Identify Alleged Attacker Who Beat Truck Driver Unconscious

Rioters throw back tear-gas canisters fired by federal law-enforcement officers in Portland, Ore., July 29, 2020. (Caitlin Ochs/Reuters) Portland Police on Tuesday identified a suspect in the brutal beating by Antifa and Black Lives Matter rioters of a truck driver. A crowd of rioters in downtown Portland beat a white…

Coronavirus testing is being carried out on sewage to identify new outbreaks

Coronavirus testing is being carried out on sewage to identify new outbreaks

Testing of sewage for signs of coronavirus as part of efforts to get a “head start” on where new outbreaks will occur has been taking place at sites across England. The Environment Department (Defra) said sampling waste water for fragments of the virus was being trialled at 44 sewage treatment…

Coinbase wants to identify Bitcoin users for the DEA and IRS

Coinbase wants to identify Bitcoin users for the DEA and IRS

US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is looking to license its blockchain analytics software to two U.S. government agencies.  According to public records, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service are planning to buy licenses from Coinbase for a cloud-based software called Coinbase Analytics. The public documents were issued on…