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CRISPRoff offers unrivaled control of epigenetic inheritance

CRISPRoff offers unrivaled control of epigenetic inheritance

Scientists have figured out how to modify CRISPR’s basic architecture to extend its reach beyond the genome and into what’s known as the epigenome.

Hydrogel can repair tears in human tissue

Hydrogel can repair tears in human tissue

Scientists have developed an injectable gel that can attach to various kinds of soft internal tissues and repair tears resulting from an accident or trauma.

Virtual reality could help to reduce pain

Virtual reality could help to reduce pain

Researchers have shown that VR can reduce types of pain typically seen in patients with nerve injuries.

Drug delivery: injections or light irradiation?

Drug delivery: injections or light irradiation?

A new concept of on-demand drug delivery system has emerged in which the drugs are automatically released from in vivo medical devices simply by shining light on the skin.

Biosensor measures extracellular hydrogen peroxide concentrations

Biosensor measures extracellular hydrogen peroxide concentrations

Researchers have tested a sensor for measuring hydrogen peroxide concentrations near cell membranes. The sensor has the potential to become a tool for new cancer therapies.

Most patients wouldn't mind a 'robotic doc'

Most patients wouldn't mind a 'robotic doc'

A study finds patients are receptive to interacting with robots designed to evaluate symptoms in a contact-free way.

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