This Week In Science (February 10-16, 2020)

1.) Scientists Discover the World’s Largest Bacteria-Eating Virus. In an article published in the journal Nature, scientists reported that they had discovered the world’s largest virus. Clocking in at more than 735,000 base pairs, the virus is so large that it blurs the line between living and nonliving. Senior author, Continue Reading

This Week In Science (February 3-9, 2020)

1.)  CRISPR Gene Editing Takes a Major Step Forward In a study in Science, researchers announced that they had successfully used CRISPR CAS9 gene editing to edit T-cells in 3 cancer patients. twp gees that encoded for T Cell receptor chains were deleted in order to enhance the expression of Continue Reading

This Week In Science (March 11-17 2019)

1.) Scientists identify compounds in coffee which may inhibit prostate cancer In a pilot study presented to the European Association of Urology, scientists identified two compounds that inhibited prostate cancer in a mouse model. The two compounds, kahweol acetate and cafestol, are naturally found in Arabica coffee and slowed the Continue Reading