Novel gene therapy has been developed as a treatment option for glaucoma sufferers thanks to a collaboration between Exhaura Limited and Trinity College Dublin. About 80 million individuals throughout the world suffer from glaucoma, an eye illness that can cause permanent … [Read more...] about Gene therapy could help millions of glaucoma patients
When someone says the word ‘bioengineered’ most people would say they think of lab grown cancer causing crops. However, this is actually extremely far from the truth. A new study, published in Science Advances, shows a genetic modification of animals can be dated all the way back … [Read more...] about 4,500 year old grave of bioengineered ‘donkeys’ uncovered
Managing mosquito populations is a key component to reducing malaria rates, but as anyone who has spent a summer evening outdoors knows, these pesky insects can be tough to work against. However, a landmark study has found that genetically modified mosquitoes can be introduced to … [Read more...] about Could genetically modified mosquitoes mean the end of malaria?