Friday, January 24, 2020
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Gene therapy trial to restore human sight

Posted on Sunday, 6 May, 2007 | Comment icon 0 comments


Image credit: sxc.hu
 
"The first clinical trial using gene therapy to treat a vision disorder has begun, involving 12 patients with an inherited condition that causes childhood blindness."

  View: Full article

 Source: New Scientist


  Discuss: View comments (0)

   


 
Recent comments on this story




Please Login or Register to post a comment.




  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6642604
277299
183437

 
Volcanic eruption turned victims' brains to glass
1-23-2020
This dire fate awaited the residents of Herculaneum when Mount Vesuvius erupted in the year 79.
'Bigfoot' shows up on Sherman Pass webcam
1-23-2020
A mysterious figure was recently captured on camera by Washington state's Department of Transportation.
Strange black smoke ring filmed over Pakistan
1-23-2020
This giant ring, which was spotted drifting up into the sky, has been the topic of some heated debate this week.
New facility to produce oxygen from Moon dust
1-22-2020
A new technique could help make it possible for humans to live on the lunar surface in the not-too-distant future.
Other news in this category
Russian firm will freeze your brain when you die
Posted 1-16-2020 | 10 comments
Looking for a way to cheat death? This firm will freeze your mortal remains in a vat of liquid nitrogen... for a fee....
 
Scientists reveal world's first living robots
Posted 1-14-2020 | 60 comments
Researchers have succeeded in creating robots that are made from live animal cells instead of metal and plastic....
 
Could a pill ever be a substitute for exercise ?
Posted 1-13-2020 | 16 comments
Scientists have discovered a protein that may be responsible for the benefits that we get from exercise....
 
Worldwide mystery hum has been solved at last
Posted 1-12-2020 | 5 comments
Scientists have discovered the source of the mysterious humming sound that had been heard around the world....
 
Scientists extend lifespan of worms by 500%
Posted 1-12-2020 | 10 comments
A new study has found that a few simple genetic changes can make worms live much, much longer....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com (c) 2001-2020
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ