Author: Gosia Urbacz

Articles for ScienceOwl

CRISPR-Cas9: a key player in gene therapy

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their discovery and development of a novel method of genome editing. But what exactly is CRISPR-Cas9 and how does it work?

Too many antioxidants can damage the heart

High levels of radical oxygen species (ROS) have been linked to diseases including cancer, Parkinson’s disease and myocardial infarction. Research has shown that the other side of the spectrum, too many antioxidants, can be just as bad for the health of your heart.