Scientists wanted to know if they could use bacteria to reduce mosquitoes’ ability to transmit viruses.
Scientists compared the innate immune responses of different breeds of chicken to find out which breeds resist Newcastle disease and how they manage to.
Scientists wanted to develop a polio vaccine which requires only one injection to better prevent the disease in developing countries.
Scientists wanted to use genetic editing to heal β-thalassemia – a genetic disease affecting the body’s ability to produce hemoglobin.
Scientists wanted to develop a way to fix or replace a damaged or missing gene within a person’s genome by engineering a protein circuit.
Scientists wanted to know if small mammals like rats and mice spread the form of schistosomiasis (snail fever) that affects humans.
Scientists wanted to discover the mutations hidden in wheat plants.
Geneticists wanted to know if babies could instruct the mother’s brain and alter her behavior before they are born.
Scientists wanted to explore the relationship between bananas and Black Sigatoka – a fungal disease threatening banana crops worldwide.
Scientists create mathematical models to study how well different vaccination programs do at preventing measles.