Category: Bio Sci News

CRISPR/Cas9: Legality and Biology Meet

Recently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled in favor of the Broad Institute of MIT over UC Berkley in a row over the patent rights to the amazing Gene Editing Machine: CRISPR/Cas9. This...

“Ebola That’s Enough!” Finally a Vaccine.

An Ebola vaccine might soon be available. A group of scientists and doctors conducted a ring vaccination study of a recombinant Ebolavirus vaccine in Guinea, West Africa. The vaccine referred to as rVSV-ZEBOV is...

Monkey AIDS and Man

Zoonotic Diseases Connections can be made between animal and human disease. The fact that a pathogen can be transmitted from animals to humans demonstrates that there is a human version to the animal disease....

21st Century Cures Act

21st Century Cures Act The 21st century cures act is exciting news for researchers in the Biomedical Sciences by increasing funding to many areas under that umbrella term. This comes at a great time...