CRISPR is the Future

Things You Need To Know About CRISPR CRISPR short for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat gene editing, and essentially allows us to edit genomes and alter DNA to modify gene function. The CRISPR timeline begins in 1993, when a researcher named Francisco Mojica characterised what is now known as a CRISPR locus. During his […]

Childhood Vaccinations Should be Mandatory In America

Introduction  Vaccinations have been an ongoing debate for a long time. Ever since they were introduced in 1798, people have been skeptical and full of questions. The debate died down for a while until the 2016 presidential elections in which Donald Trump supported anti-vaccine pseudoscience. While anti-vaccination movements have been around for years, today’s anti-vaxxers […]

Polio Eradication in Pakistan

Pakistan remains one of only three countries in the world where polio has not been eradicated. In 1988, there was a significant public health effort initiated by the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and Rotary International to eliminate all cases of the disease. By 2012, the disease was reduced by 99.9%. The current presence of this […]