Today’s Solutions: May 22, 2024

Doctor checking disabled person pateint leg at hospital who has muscle weakness such as musculr dystrophy.

mRNA therapy shows promise treating muscular diseases

Vaccination breakthroughs in the past few years have shown the potential in messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA). This tiny molecule naturally resides in every one of our cells and has the important job as the middleman between our DNA and proteins, relaying information from one to the Read More...

Scientist in white lab coat and gloves dropping chemical liquid to flask with lab glassware.

Scientists redesigned this protein to make gene editing safer

The Optimist Daily has reported on numerous potential uses of the biotechnology, CRISPR-Cas9, these include restoring lost vision in rare eye diseases, reducing obesity, and many more. This treatment may be the future of medicine, carrying the potential to save countless lives in the future for Read More...

A person in a grey t-shirt measures their belly fat with a yellow measuring tape.

CRISPR-Cas9 may be able to solve obesity

Cases of obesity have been steadily increasing worldwide, especially during the pandemic. Lack of physical activity through more office-based jobs, plus a lack of access to fresh healthy food means more and more people are experiencing obesity. Having too much fat on your body can be extremely Read More...