Hospitals are redefining health care and offer more than primary medical attention to help patients get well and become better.
Researchers found that for the age group of 15 to 24, an increase in income leads to an increased chance of smoking.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.