Science

Disruptive science can have a significant impact outside of our own domains of research and into our personal lives. Keeping abreast of these developments can help prepare and inspire.

Extreme Stress in Childhood is Toxic to Your DNA

Separating children from their parents is not just a psychological stress, it’s a DNA stress. Scientific research shows that early life stress may have irreversible effects on how DNA works in the cells of the body.

Generating Patients Heart Cells in a Dish

Researchers at Standford University have used a method of using stem cells and gene editing tools to determine whether a particular genetic mutation could contribute to a heart condition.