LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Monday’s blaze that scorched the Notre Dame Cathedral has Parisians lost for words, but a digital replica of the building shows promise for its reconstruction. In MedTech, scientists in Tel Aviv have 3D printed a human heart using a patient’s own cells. Read more about it here. Finally, what’s all [...]

By |2019-04-17T11:50:09+00:00April 17th, 2019|Kyla Germain, Potential Careers, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

In today’s LSCDS weekly #ScienceNewsfeature we would like to highlight this editorial from FiercePharma:"Tucker Carlson's off-the-rail insults put pharma advertisers in hot seat". In industry, the spotlight is on FDA, as this regulatory organization shuffles management and announces appointment of its next acting chief. Ned Sharpless, M.D., currently the director of the National Cancer Institute. [...]

By |2019-04-10T14:01:24+00:00April 10th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, we urge students and professionals alike to seek a little help from your friends - it's never too early (or too late) to form your ragtag band of personal advisors on your journey towards career success! As governments in North America debate slashing science funding, a small Southeast Asian country [...]

By |2019-04-03T07:02:35+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, a one-of-a-kind baby rhesus macaque was born! This macaque was created using sperm from tissue harvested from her father’s testicles when he was young, and then grafted onto his body as an adult. Researchers believe this may one day be used to restore fertility in males who have received damaging [...]

By |2019-03-26T22:44:46+00:00March 26th, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, last week’s fatal plane crash has raised questions about airplane automation. And, scientists are endorsing students from around the world who are walking out of school to pressure governments to take action combating climate change. Finally, leading scientists are calling for a global moratorium on editing human genes that can [...]

By |2019-03-20T01:35:48+00:00March 19th, 2019|Kyla Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, Japan’s health ministry has approved the first ever trial of ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to treat spinal-cord injuries in humans. It has been three months following the birth of twin girls with CRISPR-edited genomes. Read more about what we know and what we still have yet to determine. Lastly, if you’ve [...]

By |2019-02-27T07:58:38+00:00February 27th, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, scientists have successfully reprogrammed pancreatic cells that do not usually produce insulin to do so, effectively reducing blood sugar levels in mice and raising hope for diabetics. And, following a long U.S. government shutdown, Congress has approved a new budget deal that will see the biggest FDA funding increase [...]

By |2019-02-19T14:40:33+00:00February 19th, 2019|Kyla Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS feature #ScienceNews,  we would like to highlight this editorial on ‘Right To Shop’ Legislation in Utah that permits purchasing a 90-day supply of a prescription across the boarder:  “Americans cross border into Mexico to buy insulin at a fraction of U.S. cost”. In industry, the spotlight is on Sanofi as the momentum seems to have returned [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:18:00+00:00February 13th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the plot thickens for Huawei as top US universities now ban research funding from the Chinese telecommunications firm. On a brighter note, scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center successfully constructed an 'atlas' of HIV mutations to provide insights into improved vaccine design. Finally, maybe you're feeling a bit of [...]

By |2019-02-06T03:09:32+00:00February 6th, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, Personal Stories, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments