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Gene Therapy Cures Blindness

Gene therapy has been found to restore eyesight in patients with Choroideremia, a previously incurable inherited disease which progresses throughout an individual’s life, resulting in blindness. New Scientist reports that a team at Oxford University modified a virus with a copy of the CHM gene, which is defective in sufferers of Choroideremia. The virus was […]

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Irish Horse Meat Memes

Horse meat or, more specifically, horse DNA, made its way into some meat products being sold in Irish supermarkets. You can read about the story over on The Guardian (we’re avoiding Irish newspapers at the moment!) So of course the Irish internet community had to find the funny side. Here are a couple of the […]

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