RNAi: Send in the Nanobots!

The publication of the preliminary results of a small clinical trial of a new therapy called RNA interference (RNAi) online in the scientific journal Nature is causing quite a stir in the scientific community this week.  A team led by Professor Mark E. Davis at Caltech targeted the delivery of a nanoparticle only 70 nanometers … Continue reading RNAi: Send in the Nanobots!

92% of statistics are taken out of context…

A better response to the "92%..." argument has been written by Robin Lovell-Badge and can be found on our website here. I thought I'd dedicate an entire post to a certain statistic which has been repeatedly misused and misunderstood by animal rights groups. 92% of drugs that test successfully in animals fail during human trials … Continue reading 92% of statistics are taken out of context…