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Saturday, December 10th, 2022

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The phrase 'knocked up' has racist origins referring to impregnating a slave (grammarphobia.com)

12/10/2022 5:58 pm | |
Tags: english, linguistics, etymology

Very promising new cancer treatment removes girl's incurable cancer (bbc.com)

All other treatments for Alyssa's leukaemia had failed.

So doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital used "base editing" to perform a feat of biological engineering to build her a new living drug.

Six months later the cancer is undetectable, but Alyssa is still being monitored in case it comes back.

12/10/2022 7:49 pm | |
Tags: medical, science, cancer

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