Art & Science: Algae by Karenina

For a long time, illustration was the only way for humans to capture the beauty of flora and fauna around them. Even though photography has made it possible to capture all the flora and fauna of the world with only the click of a button, illustrations are still widely used by scientists for clarification. Not only does illustration still play a big role in science… Continue reading Art & Science: Algae by Karenina

LASER ART: Eliminating HIV from the genome

A team of researchers recently claimed to have developed a new treatment to remove all traces of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from the mammalian genome through a combination of using an antiviral drug regime and genetic engineering. Published this summer in Nature Communications, the landmark paper describes how a combination of pre-treating HIV-1 infected mice… Continue reading LASER ART: Eliminating HIV from the genome