Nanotechnology for genome editing in multiple muscles simultaneously

Fig. 1: LNP-mediated Luc-mRNA or CRISPR-Cas9 mRNA/sgRNA delivery into muscle tissue. a Schematic illustration of LNP-CRISPR. Either Luc mRNA or Cas9 mRNA/sgRNA is encapsulated into LNP…more Credit: DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26714-w https://phys.org/news/2021-12-nanotechnology-genome-multiple-muscles-simultaneously.html

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A science trailblazer retires: Stem cell researcher James Thomson’s legacy changed the future of biolog

James Thomson says the unique landscape at UW–Madison helped stem cell science thrive in ways that aren’t possible at most universities. DAVID NEVALA FOR THE MORGRIDGE INSTITUTE https://news.wisc.edu/trailblazing-stem-cell-researcher-james-thomson-to-retire/

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Cracking the code used by human cells to exchange messages that affect health

A human cell (pink) secreting exosomes (blue) in an image taken with a scanning electron microscope. JAMES EDGAR / UNIVERSIDAD DE CAMBRIDGE https://english.elpais.com/science-tech/2022-02-11/cracking-the-code-used-by-human-cells-to-exchange-messages-that-affect-health.html#?rel=mas

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How a leukemia patient was cured of HIV thanks to umbilical cord blood

HIV virus, in an image produced from an image taken with transmission electron microscopy. CAVALLINI JAMES / BSIP (UNIVERSAL IMAGES GROUP VIA GETTY) https://english.elpais.com/science-tech/2022-02-17/how-a-leukemia-patient-was-cured-of-hiv-thanks-to-umbilical-cord-blood.html

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Ontario farmer connects with stem cell donor in Germany who ‘saved’ his life after cancer diagnosis

Walt Brown was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at the age of 71. At the time, he wasn’t sure he would survive it. (Submitted by Walt Brown) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/transplant-leukemia-windsor-regional-hospital-1.6329657

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New Genetic Discovery Could Help Scientists Understand Obesity – And Deliver Personalized Weight Loss Treatments

A new study has helped to shine light on the genetic pathways underlying obesity. The findings could help develop more personalized ways to help people maintain a healthy weight. https://scitechdaily.com/new-genetic-discovery-could-help-scientists-understand-obesity-and-deliver-personalized-weight-loss-treatments/

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Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos, & lessons for the stem cell field

Elizabeth Holmes at 2015 Fortune Global Forum. Photograph by Stuart Isett/Fortune Global Forum. Creative Commons license. https://ipscell.com/2022/01/elizabeth-holmes-theranos-lessons-for-the-stem-cell-field/?utm_source=mailpoet&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new-post-from-the-niche_11%5B/

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