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‘I wish I’d gone vegan years ago – I’ve never felt better’

It’s no longer just a millennial eating fad — the older generation is jumping on the bandwagon, too, discovers Lucy Holden It’s getting harder to escape veganism. Time was when plant-only diets were for young, idealistic world-changers. But, thanks to the popularity of initiatives such as Veganuary, there’s a new breed of meat and dairy… Read More »

Gene-editing tool CRISPR repurposed to develop better antibiotics

A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher and his collaborators at the University of California, San Francisco have repurposed the gene-editing tool CRISPR to study which genes are targeted by particular antibiotics, providing clues on how to improve existing antibiotics or develop new ones. Resistance to current antibiotics by disease-causing pathogens is a growing problem, one estimated… Read More »