Science frontiers: Bioengineered cornea may help the blind regain sight

“The results show that it is possible to develop a biomaterial that meets all the criteria for being used as human implants, which can be mass-produced and stored for up to two years and thereby reach even more people with vision problems,” said Neil Lagali, professor at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences at LiU, one of the researchers behind the study.

South Asian community concerned amidst increase in monkeypox cases

Ritu Jha-   With the number of people infected with monkeypox rising and vaccine supplies dwindling, the community is concerned, according to Sapna Pandya,  former president of KhushDC, a non-profit that serves the South Asian LGBTQ community in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. Monkeypox was first identified in 1958 and primarily found in Central and West African countries, but there has been a recent uptick in reported […]