Sequencing at Sea – performing real-time DNA sequencing in the middle of the Pacific Ocean

Main Point: Scientists overcame equipment failure, space constraints and shark-infested waters to do real-time DNA sequencing in a remote field location. Published in: PeerJ Study Further: Daylight was breaking over the central Pacific and coffee brewing aboard the MY Hanse Read More …






Public defibrillator shortage helping to boost heart attack deaths away from hospital

Main Point: Decade-long campaigns to increase public availability and awareness have gone unheeded. Published in: Heart Study Further: The restricted availability of defibrillators, and poor understanding of how to use them, are helping to boost the number of deaths from Read More …






Oral insulin to control sugar would soon be a reality

Main Point: Scientists have successfully administered and utilized insulin through mouth in rats and this would be a huge success against diabetes, if the same experiment will successfully be done on humans. Published in: Biomacromolecules Study Further: Something about Insulin Read More …