Cancer & Community

Most people in the United States know someone affected by cancer. For some, it is a constant anxiety as eventually, more likely than not, someone they know will be diagnosed. But there is hope for all as medical and scientific advances are sharpening our understanding of how cancer works and suggesting new ways we can beat it. And the way doctors and clinicians treat cancer is always changing, as scientists learn more about the nature and development of the disease. This spring a group of first-year student … (read more)

COVID & Community: Learning how coronavirus affects us all

Middlebury College students in Prof. Lindsay Repka’s fall Biochem class took an in-depth look at the science of coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19. In their studies they saw how this pandemic reaches beyond the proteins, RNA and other buildin … (read more)

Controversial gene-editing technology could improve our world

MIDDLEBURY — Gene editing is a fairly new technology but it has already breached most everyone’s day-to-day life in the form of genetically modified organisms, more commonly known as GMOs. However, this advanced technology is still somewhat obscure to the … (read more)

Controversial gene-editing technology could improve our world

Gene editing is a fairly new technology but it has already breached most everyone’s day-to-day life in the form of genetically modified organisms. However, this advanced technology is still somewhat obscure to the general public. Let’s learn more.