Reading Time: 7 minutes Josh Ghofrani Mice are the principal model organisms in biomedical research. We rely on mice because of their close genetic and physiologic approximation to humans, as well as their relative ease of care and breeding. No model system is perfect, and many limitations are widely acknowledged in the research community. However,... Continue Reading →
Finding a Cure to Aging and Cancer?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Daniel Zhong Imagine this scenario: You are 90 years old, with gray hair and wrinkled skin. You always carry around a walking cane everywhere you go because the slightest movements from sitting down on a chair to brushing your teeth in the morning cause you tremendous pain in your joints, muscles,... Continue Reading →