Swiss Scientists Control Genes with the Power of Mind

Researchers from Switzerland have developed an innovative gene regulation device operated via brain waves. Researchers led by Martin Fussenegger, biotechnology and biomechanics professor of the Department of Biosystems at Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, developed a gene network that uses brain waves to control gene expression or the conversion…

The Recombinant DNA Controversy: Where Will Genetic Engineering Lead Us?

DNA. Officially known as deoxyribonucleic acid. Also otherwise known as the building block of life. The substance that is unique to each individual and is the basis of forensics to identify culprits. For some dogmatic people, the one thing that science was never supposed to touch and experiment with. Yet,…

The Genome of Domestic Cat Fully Decoded

Are you a cat lover? It seems that we just uncovered new knowledge about our furry friends and their DNA. After seven years of research efforts, American scientists were able to decode the entire genome of the domestic cat. There had been other attempts to decode the genome of the…

5 Amazing Ways Meditation Can Affect and Change Your Body

It is a wide-known fact that meditation is a powerful tool against stress, fatigue, and anxiety. However, numerous scientific studies have shown that mindfulness not only makes you relaxed and helps you unleash your inner potential but can also significantly benefit your health and affect your body on a physical…

New Study Confirms That Friends Have Similar DNA

Our friends seem to be genetically more similar to us than strangers, according to a new U.S. scientific study led by prominent Greek-American professor of sociology and medicine at Yale University Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler, professor of medical genetics and political science at the University of California. The researchers, who…

How Will the World Change by 2025?

Having analyzed huge volumes of data regarding the scientific studies and patent applications, the company Thomson Reuters, a child agency of Reuters, came up with a list of ten innovations that promise to dramatically change the planet by 2025. Intellectual Property and Science Department of the company initially identified ten…