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Can you give a brain organoid Alzheimer’s?

Someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds. Over 50 million people worldwide were living with the disease in 2020, and the numbers are predicted to double every 20… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/can-you-give-a-brain-organoid-alzheimers/

What does it mean to genetically modify an animal

Animals have been selectively bred for genetic changes for centuries, through selective breeding to make cattle fatter, sheep woollier, dogs more docile and so on. But when we… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/what-does-it-mean-to-genetically-modify-an-animal/

A CRISPR future for genetic modification

In today's staff blog, Dr Ian Le Guillou looks at the impact of the new CRISPR technique for genetically modifying animals.
In today's staff blog, Dr Ian Le Guillou looks at the impact of the new CRISPR technique for genetically modifying animals. The number of animal experiments in Britain has been… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/a-crispr-future-genetic-modification/

This Week in Animal Research 28th June-4th July

Researchers at the University of Toronto believe they have found the reason that we cannot remember the first few years of childhood, Brains of babies have an increased rate of new cell creation which may cause this "infantile amnesia". The study found th…
Researchers at the University of Toronto believe they have found the reason that we cannot remember the first few years of childhood, Brains of babies have an increased rate of… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-28th-june-4th-july/

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