Posts tagged “University of California”

Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Hatched in California

November 24th, 2015
Malaria-Resistant Mosquitoes Hatched in California

 Researchers in California hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and used ground-breaking technology to make sure they pass on the protective gene when they reproduce. The experiment involves what’s known as a “gene drive” which hopefully promises to change the genetics of populations in insects, certain plants and certain animals faster than it would happen naturally. Genes […]

Can Plastic Surgery Be Addictive?

October 19th, 2012
Can Plastic Surgery Be Addictive?

The popularity of cosmetic or plastic surgery has exploded over the last couple of decades. Even countries which would be considered to be rather backward compared to say the UK or USA has seen a rapid increase in work being carried out. While it is generally accepted now that most people get a nose job […]

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