Some Scientists in 1989, discovered the defective gene that causes Cystic Fibrosis, a serious heredity disorder that primarily strikes children of European descent, seems though a long-hoped-for a cure might soon follow. Tests show that providing a normal copy of the gene should make patients make healthy copies of health protein. If this works, this … Continue reading The Genetic Factor
Stem cells. Stem cells are a resource only recently tapped by modern scientists. What are they? What do they do? They have the ability to change into any cell in the body. They have the ability to repair and replace damaged tissue. They replicate without end to replace tissue until the job is done. When … Continue reading Stem Cell Use
Have you ever heard of a creature that has 1 horn, swims and lives in the Canadian arctic? I have and I’m doing my blog about it. It is the infamous narwhal that not much is known about it. Anyways my Blog is going to be about the adaptations that narwhals have received and their … Continue reading Narwhals
Whales once thought to be unsocial creatures are proving scientists wrong, and actually are very social creatures. Whales have shown that each feeding season they feed with the same group of whales. Scientists don’t know how they contact one another, but they are theorizing that it is through sounds known as whale songs. … Continue reading Whale Songs & Friendships
In the Pacific Ocean there is so much plastic and chemicals that sea animals are either dying or swallow plastic and it is making the animals sick. It’s not just harming the sea creatures its affecting the birds as well. Because of the Garbage Patch it is affecting the creatures and is slowly killing … Continue reading The Garbage Patch
Treating Parkinson’s disease is very difficult, but thanks to Dr. Kreitzer, a scientist at the Gladstone Institutes, it is easier to understand how this disease is caused so that scientist can find a way to cure this neurodegenerative disease. A researcher from Gladstone Institutes found out that the vital symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are the … Continue reading Treating Parkinson’s disease
Obesity Have you ever wondered what obesity is? What can obesity do to you and how can it impact your life? Obesity is an excess of body fat of over 20%. Obesity is becoming a worldwide problem, because people are gaining moreand more weight. It is estimated that 1 and everyone 10 adults are obese. … Continue reading Obesity is More Then Just a Weight Problem
I was recently watching a show on Animal planet, and it involved an animal rescue crew. In this specific episode a child got bit by a venomous snake, and had to receive antivenom. This made me ponder about what antivenom is, how it’s made, and who created it. So I began my research right away. … Continue reading Anti- Venom
A research team led by a University of Alabama have taken a new look at the inside of a dinosaur fossil. This dinosaur fossil is part of the head of a Euoplocephalus, which is a six meter plant eater. They estimate that the fossil is up to 72 million years old. Tetsuto Miyashita, who … Continue reading Brand New Discoveries?
I chose to do my blog on glow in the dark cats and how it is a possible cure for HIV, and AIDS, because it is a common disease that people have in the world today, I was interested to see how it brought scientists closer to finding a cure for HIV and AIDS, in humans. … Continue reading Glow in the Dark Cats, A Possible Cure for HIV?