Is There More to mRNA Than Vaccines? Written: April 2022 About five years ago I attended a Research Day program at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. The guest speaker gave an enthusiastic view of the potential of mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid). …

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Written: 11/23/2004 Edited: 09/16/2021 Innovation is one of those words that is a bit hard to internalize. Merriam-Webster says innovation is the introduction of something new or a new idea, method, or device. That would be a narrow definition, perhaps …

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Jennifer Doudna was born in Washington, D.C. She grew up in Hilo, Hawaii. After graduating from Pomona College in 1985, she earned a Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1989. Doudna is a renowned American biochemist known for her pioneering work in CRISPR gene …

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About three years ago, I wrote about CRISPR technology, not exactly a household name. CRISPR stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. If you read the details about CRISPR, it might make your head hurt. It is really complex. …

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There are 2.5 doctors for every 1,000 people in the United States. In China, there are 1.5. While artificial intelligence (AI) is being developed all around the world, China has  the most urgency behind their research and development. Computerized medical diagnosis …

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