Millions of COVID Cases and Deaths Averted Thanks to Lockdowns: ‘One of Humanity’s Greatest Achievements’

Millions of COVID Cases and Deaths Averted Thanks to Lockdowns: ‘One of Humanity’s Greatest Achievements’

Despite the novel coronavirus outbreaks delivering countless blows to global economies, two different teams of researchers have published studies praising international and local governments for preventing additional infections and millions of deaths. This week, scientists from Imperial College London and University of California–Berkeley both published studies on the impact of … Read more

Scientists Use Gene-targeting Breakthrough Against COVID-19 Cells With CRISPR Tool Called ‘PAC-MAN’

Scientists Use Gene-targeting Breakthrough Against COVID-19 Cells With CRISPR Tool Called ‘PAC-MAN’

We might soon be saying, it’s PAC-MAN to the rescue in the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists from Stanford University have found the perfect partners to work on a gene-targeting, antiviral agent against COVID-19, after teaming up with researchers at the Molecular Foundry, a nanoscience user facility located at the Department of … Read more