Two companies merge as they launch Fibrocor, a therapeutics company that aims to develop treatments for fibrosis.
Which area of the brain can lead to speedy wakefulness? Scientists have discovered the region.
Scientists have used an electric chip to isolate and remove nanoparticles from humans.
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.