CRISPR Used For First Time in Curing Clotting Defect

CRISPR is taking science and genetics to a whole new level. Read here to catch up on this latest technology.

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CRISPR: The Future of Science is Here

CRISPR, the latest genome-editing technology, has been making the headlines in almost every major science journal, heralding a “new era” for science. Why is CRISPR such a big deal? Better yet, what is CRISPR?

The Evolution of Medicine and Where We’re Headed in the Future

Hippocrates, the “Father of Western Medicine,” is arguably one of the most iconic physicians in history. Born in 460 BC, his influence has been long-lasting and far-reaching; in fact, medical students today recite the “Hippocratic Oath” to ensure that as future physicians, they understand the significance and seriousness of taking on the role of being…

How Technology Has Changed Healthcare

Technology drives change in every industry, especially healthcare. New lab techniques are offering faster turnaround times for common tests, and research for treating the most serious diseases is progressing. The industry continues to find new ways to utilize computers as well. With the government offering incentives to health systems that transition to Electronic Health Records…

Genomics: The Personal Revolution

Genes are the blueprint for our bodies. Each of us has a unique set, and outside of identical twins, there are no exact duplicates. Genomics is the study of those genes, of how they express themselves, and how they get passed from one generation to the next. Humans have about 23,000 genes. Identifying the exact…