November, 2018

Housing Industry set to Turn Turtle

 Imagine shifting to some place not just with your luggage, but your entire house. Well, actually, it would rather mean shifting your house in whole rather than just moving from one house to another. Doesn’t that sound quixotic? A UK-based company has developed a technology of foldable structures which is about to revolutionize the construction industry. The domain of structures […]

Growing confidence in Template-free CRISPR-induced gene editing

Genes possess the natural mechanism to repair a broken DNA sequence. However, this repair was conventionally believed to be unpredictable, erroneous and random. Traditionally, gene editing techniques were aimed at replacing a segment of the genetic sequence with a template sequence to achieve the desired genetic modification. Known as homology-directed repair (HDR), the method included replacing an undesirable genetic mutation […]