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Researchers looking into retinitis pigmentosa have been able to improve vision in rats using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited retinal condition that gradually reduces vision over years as the retinal cells die. It starts with loss of night vision and peripheral vision, leading to deterioration of the detailed vision needed […]

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Plants get damaged by the sun just like people, and they protect themselves from sun damage by a process known as photoprotection, which includes the nonphotochemical quenching (NPQ) process. NPQ effectively acts as a sunscreen and stops the overproduction of damaging by-products of photosynthesis by turning excess light into heat. When there is too much […]

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IBioIC Innovation & Investment – Glasgow On 26 January 2017, Rainbow Investment Manager Oliver Sexton will chair the Innovation Investment panel to provide an insight into the opportunities available for startups. The discussion will include local biotech start-up companies sharing their experiences in gaining investment. Panelists include Abou Diallo, Business Development Manager, Horizon Proteins; Jim […]

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