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 25-31 2019)

1.) Tokamak reactor achieves sufficient pressure for fusion In a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal “Physical Review”, scientists reported that they had achieved an unexpectantly high pressure when generating plasma in a tokamak reactor. Researchers achieved a pressure thought to be sufficient for a sustained energy positive fusion reaction. Continue Reading

This Week in Science (March 18-24 2019)

1. ) Atmosic Technologies Announces New Energy Harvesting Technique that Enables “Forever” Battery Life Built on Atmosic’s M3 Series chipset, the company’s energy harvesting technology captures photovoltaic power from ambient light sources, which are sufficient to power Atmosic-connected devices and enable “forever” battery life. The M3 series chipset is mainly Continue Reading