genetic engineering

Bacteria Turns Carbon Dioxide into Liquid Fuel

Bacteria Turns Carbon Dioxide into Liquid Fuel

Researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have recently announced a new method to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas produced by burning fossil fuels, using genetically engineered bacteria. This new development might ...

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Induced Stem-Cells for Gene Therapy

Induced Stem-Cells for Gene Therapy

Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Alabama at Birmingham succeeded in using induced stem-cells for gene therapy for the first time. The scientists used cells taken from the tip of a sickle-cell model mouse’s ...

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Viruses may Defeat Bacteria

Viruses may Defeat Bacteria

Bacterium is known to be a single cell creature. However, a mass of bacteria can create ‘biofilm’, a layer of bacteria acting together. Some bacteria must be present in biofilm in order to execute some of its features, especially pathogenesis ...

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