Poor English can delay the publication of research. A latest article in New Scientist, a British weekly science magazine, mentions that poor English “is another factor that puts some scientists at a disadvantage. Rudolf Jaenisch at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the leading US-based researcher working on iPS cells, argues that some papers from Asia are so […]
Researcher Kamel Khalili and his team at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, used the CRISPR/Cas9 genome-editing system to liquidate HIV from several human cell lines, including microglia and T cells. Apart from cutting out one copy of HIV genome, they were also successful in excising its copy existing in a different chromosome while operating in the same cell. The CRISPR/Cas9 method prevented subsequent HIV infection, according to the team.
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W. Hu et al., “RNA-directed gene editing specifically eradicates latent and prevents fresh HIV-1 infection,” PNAS, doi:Ten.1073/pnas.1405186111, 2014