Monthly Archives: July 2013

Scientists to re-create synthetic yeast

Biologists and scientists from all over the world are gathering together to create, for the first time, synthetic yeast. Just like builders, they will construct the genome “brick by brick”. They will start by creating the DNA and then assembling the DNA together to form the essence of the cell, which will then be inserted [...]

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New research might aid prediction of neurodegenerative diseases

Research conducted by Stephen Morairty, Ph.D., and Simon Fisher, Ph.D. might help understand exactly what is going on before the onset of the symptoms of a neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. The researchers have found certain biomarkers, through conducting an electroencephalography in a mouse with Huntinghton’s, that might map how the disease [...]

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