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 (January 27- February 2, 2020)

1.) China Announces a New Rapid Screening Test for Coronavirus Amidst the Coronavirus outbreak that is ravaging China, it was announced that a new rapid screening test has been developed. The test can indicate the presence of Coronavirus in less than 15 minutes. Production capacity is currently 4000 kits per Continue Reading