Brain Wave


Brain Wave is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson first published in serial form in Space Science Fiction in 1953. And Then have a novel in 1954. Anderson HAD Said That he Could Consider It de son one top five books [1] This is one of many science fiction works at this time on the theme of heightened intelligence. Continue Reading

Blood Music (novel)


Blood Music is a science fiction novel by American writer Greg Bear . It was originally published as a short story in 1983 in the American Science Fiction Analog Science Fact & Fictionmagazine, winning the 1983 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and the 1984 Hugo Award for Best Novelette . Continue Reading

The Age of Intelligent Machines

The Age of Intelligent Machines is a non-fiction book about artificial intelligence by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil . This was his first book and the Association of American Publishers named the Most Outstanding Computer Science Book of 1990 . [1] It was reviewed in The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor . Daniel Dennett , Douglas Hofstadter , and Marvin Minsky, The format is a combination of monograph and anthology contributed by artificial intelligence experts. [2] Continue Reading

accelerando

Accelerando is a 2005 science fiction novel consisting of a series of interconnected short stories written by British author Charles Stross . As well as normal hardback and paperback editions, it was released as a free e-book under the CC BY-NC-ND license . Accelerando won the Locus Award in 2006, [1] and was nominated for several other awards in 2005 and 2006, including the Hugo , Campbell , Clarke , and British Science Fiction Association Awards . [1] [2] Continue Reading

Gene therapy

Gene therapy is the therapeutic delivery of nucleic acid in a patient’s cells as a drug to treat disease. [1] The first attempt at human-modifying DNA Was Performed in 1980 by Martin Cline , drank the first successful nuclear gene transfer in humans, approved by the National Institutes of Health , Was Performed in May 1989. [2] The first therapeutic use of gene transfer as well as the first live insertion of human DNA into the nuclear genome was Performed by French Anderson in a trial starting in September 1990. Continue Reading

Voretigene neparvovec

Voretigene neparvovec ( Luxturna ) is a novel gene therapy for the treatment of Leber’s congenital amaurosis . It was developed by Spark Therapeutics and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia . [1] [2] It is the first in vivo gene therapy approved by the FDA. [3] Continue Reading

Tisagenlecleucel

Tisagenlecleucel , marketed as Kymriah , is a treatment for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia which uses the body’s own cells to fight cancer ( adoptive cell transfer ). Continue Reading

Synthetic rescue

Synthetic rescue (or synthetic recovery or synthetic viability when a lethal phenotype is rescued [1] ) refers to a genetic interaction in which a nonviable or sensitive to a specific drug due to the presence of a genetic mutation becomes viable when the original mutation is combined with a second mutation in a different gene. [2] The second mutation can be a loss-of-function mutation (equivalent to a knockout) or a gain-of-function mutation. [1] [3] Continue Reading

Strimvelis

Strimvelis is the first ex-vivo stem cell gene therapy to treat patients with a very rare disease called ADA-SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency due to Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency), a rare disorder caused by the absence of an essential protein called adenosine deaminase (ADA ), which is required for the production of lymphocytes . Children born with ADA-SCID do not develop a healthy immune system so we can not fight off everyday infections, which results in severe and life-threatening illness. In the child’s first year of life. ADA-SCID is estimated to occur in approximately 15 patients per year in Europe.