Think of all the things you’ve missed because of the pandemic. You’re not alone if you have 5 things off the top of your head. It’s hard to create your alternate reality where the pandemic doesn’t exist but it can motivate you to change things for the future.
We’re living in a pandemic. There have been 4.5 million deaths caused by COVID-19 related conditions. With the added effects from the Delta variant of COVID-19, this death toll is expected to increase exponentially within the next few months.
Luckily, we’re living in the era of developing ground-breaking technologies that will improve…
Harnessing the power of Nanosensors and Machine Learning to package the various Lupus biomarker tests into one, increasing the speed and accuracy of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) diagnostics.
80 years ago, the first case of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) was recorded, and little did we know that this small abnormal gene would cause thousands of deaths to date. The good news is, we can currently get ahead of CF by detecting it early on and treating its symptoms.
Today, the 70,000+ individuals living with CF are expected to live a normal health span…
This is SARS-CoV 2, AKA the 0.1 μm (about the size of bacteria) virus that completely took over our world.
If I’m being honest it does look a little funky looking but don’t be fooled because this virus is the reason you’re probably reading this at home, and not at Starbucks.
SARS-CoV 2 (COVID-19 virus) is a single-stranded RNA virus transmitted through the air. As of April 12, 2021, 2.94 million people have died due to this virus and another 136.1 million people have tested positive for COVID-19.
Earlier this month, something happened.
I was listening to my health teacher go on about the dangers of STIs and don’t get me wrong, I was listening to every word. But there was one type of STI that struck me differently.
There are sicknesses you’ve never heard of, thanks to vaccines. Smallpox was eradicated in 1977. Polio no longer exists in the majority of the world, thanks to the Polio Eradication Organization. …
You’ve probably taken an IQ test at least once in your life. IQ (Intelligence Quotient) scores are the most common way our society determines people’s potential. But more and more studies are asking, what if IQ isn’t everything? What if there are more ways to determine someone’s capabilities?
This is where EQ comes in.
Remember a time where you encountered an obstacle. How did you react to it? Did it shatter you? Did it make you stronger? Are you able to explain why you still remember it today?
Emotional Intelligence (EQ)is the ability to understand emotions. It is a person’s…
Scientists have been trying to edit our deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, since 1981 when the first genome editing technologies were developed. A recent discovery, Prime Editing, pushes the boundaries of what is possible and clears a path towards a future where genome editing is convenient, safe, and effective.
Simply put, Prime Editing is a genome editing method using a combination of advanced bio-engineering technology and tiny biological molecules called enzymes. It is a precise, effective way to edit or replace unwanted genetic variants.
Genetic variants describe variations within a DNA strand. Genetic variation is what makes everyone unique: it manifests itself…