Medical

Some illnesses are a mystery to modern medicine. (Image: NIHClinicalCenter via flickr/CC BY 2.0)

A Peculiar Medical Mystery

This is a true story that happened in Thailand. Wen Lai is a 43-year-old peasant and construction worker who lives in Thailand. He has had several surgeries over the last three years. Each time, his condition becomes more severe than before,…

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A Peculiar Medical Mystery

This is a true story that happened in Thailand. Wen Lai is a 43-year-old peasant and construction worker who lives in Thailand. He has had several surgeries over the last three…

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A Spray That Will Stop Bleeding and Save Lives

A company called Remedium Technologies is developing a life-saving technology called Hemogrip™, which will act to stop major bleeding rapidly. It is foam composed of a polymer made from crustacean…

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Is Nature Ever Going to Be Good Enough?

HIV/AIDS and hemophilia could be a thing of the past by editing genes. Scientists until now have limited their modifications to genes in non-reproductive cells.

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Light Could Soon Control Your Genes

Using light to activate a specific gene sounds like something from a science fiction movie, but it’s being developed and will help scientists study specific gene functions.