SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
WHAT IS ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT?
Ultraviolet light is a type of electromagnetic radiation that makes black-light posters glow, and is responsible for summer tans — and sunburns.
DOCTORS RECONSTRUCTED 80 PERCENT OF A BOY’S SKIN WITH GENETICALLY MODIFIED CELLS
Junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB) is a rare condition in which the skin will blister from the slightest bumps or scratches. A team led by stem cell researcher Michele De Luca treated a boy with JEB using gene modding to create new skin cells.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 'TO DIAGNOSE HEART DISEASE'
Artificial intelligence that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer could be used by the NHS this year.
CHARLES LINDBERGH MADE FLIGHT HISTORY 90 YEARS AGO, CHANGING AVIATION FOREVER
American aviator Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean on May 21, 1927, without stopping.
On May 20, 90 years ago, after completing several test flights and setting a transcontinental record, Lindbergh hopped aboard his Spirit of St.
THE NINE LIFESTYLE CHANGES WHICH COULD SAVE YOU FROM DEMENTIA
One third of dementia cases could be avoided if people made nine lifestyle changes throughout their lives, the biggest ever study into risk factors has shown.
GENETICS 2.0: SCIENTISTS HAVE OFFICIALLY CREATED A NEW KIND OF CHILD
Physicians disclosed more about how they implanted a 3-parent fertilized egg into a 36-year-old woman with a history of genetic illness and failed pregnancies. The procedure resulted in the birth of a healthy baby boy in 2016.
A BREAKTHROUGH INITIATIVE HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED TO MANUFACTURE HUMAN ORGANS
Xenotransplantation could offer a novel way to counteract organ shortages. United Therapeutics is investing $24 million to help the University of Maryland carry out potentially groundbreaking research in the field.
HUNDREDS OF 'BOILED' BATS FALL FROM SKY IN AUSTRALIAN HEAT WAVE
Extreme heat in Australia has deadly consequences.
“GENETIC REPORT CARDS” WILL BE THE FUTURE OF PREDICTING DISEASE RISK
At-home genetic testing is becoming more widely available, and the disease data is piling up. But would knowing our disease risk from birth actually help?
REPRODUCTIVE TECH WILL LET FUTURE HUMANS INHABIT THE BODY THEY TRULY WANT
The way we see our bodies is changing. Can medical procedures keep up?