Author: Dominika Trzilova

You won’t get infected with an antibiotic-resistant bug…or will you?

You won’t get infected with an antibiotic-resistant bug…or will you?

Antibiotic-resistant infections are the new ‘craze’. What does the Center for Disease Control have to say?

Are some of us “immune” to genome editing?

Are some of us “immune” to genome editing?

Crispr-Cas9 seems like a promising system to treat human disease but what if humans are immune to it?

Biomimicry – Harnessing the Power of Nature

Biomimicry – Harnessing the Power of Nature

Have you ever marveled at a gecko climbing on glass? Or wondered why mosquito bites are painless unlike the injections we get at the doctor’s office? The natural world has developed some ingenious features during the ~3.8 billion years of its evolution. However, until quite…

Do Blood Sugar Levels Affect the Development of Sleeping Sickness?

Do Blood Sugar Levels Affect the Development of Sleeping Sickness?

You have probably never met anyone suffering from sleeping sickness, a potentially fatal condition. This is because the disease, also called African Trypanosomiasis, is only present in certain regions of sub-Saharan Africa. While the number of human cases has dropped to less than 3,000 in…