An unexpected application of CRISPR-Cas9: creating a musical masterpiece. Acapella Science bring us a parody of "Mr Sandman" which explores the concept of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing.
The results of the OlympiA clinical trial, involving ICR researchers, shows giving the drug olaparib for one year to breast cancer patients with inherited BRCA mutations, after they have completed initial treatment, reduced the chance of their breast cancer returning. Professor Andrew Tutt, Head of Breast Cancer Research at the ICR, explains more.
Much of what we know about the cannabis plant and its effects on the human body has only been formally discovered in the past 60 years. A good deal of these pioneering investigations have involved today's Teach Me in 10 guest: Roger Pertwee, an emeritus professor at the University of Aberdeen.