Biologists have Found a Way to Regenerate Neurons in Mice with Parkinson’s Using CRISPR Gene Editing

Biologists have Found a Way to Regenerate Neurons in Mice with Parkinson’s Using CRISPR Gene Editing

Scientists have found a way to use CRISPR to create new neurons in mice with Parkinson’s disease—and the new method could also be used for other neurodegenerative diseases, offering hope of a cure or treatment for potentially millions of people. When biologists first developed the CRISPR gene-editing tool, scientists working … Read more

First-of-Its-Kind Study Finds Shining a Red Light Through the Eyelid for 3 Minutes Per Day Can Boost Failing Eyesight

First-of-Its-Kind Study Finds Shining a Red Light Through the Eyelid for 3 Minutes Per Day Can Boost Failing Eyesight

Shining a deep red light for three minutes a day into your eye, even through the eyelid, can significantly improve declining eyesight, finds a new University College London-led study, the first of its kind in humans. Scientists believe the discovery, published this week in the Journals of Gerontology, could help … Read more

Google Maps Now Features COVID-19 Travel Alerts With Social Distancing Mandates And Crowd Levels

Google Maps Now Features COVID-19 Travel Alerts With Social Distancing Mandates And Crowd Levels

With scientists and public health advisors warning of things like “second waves” of COVID-19, resulting from the progressive loosening of restrictions in countries around the world, Google’s latest Maps update includes information on public health mandates in your area. It can be difficult to be sure you’re following enforced social-distancing … Read more