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Breast Cancer Awareness: Some BWHS Stats and New Blood Test Clinical Trial

Breast Cancer Awareness: Some BWHS Stats and New Blood Test Clinical Trial

After five years and 300+ posts to A Bridge for Business & STEM, a blog started in 2012, I’m more than pleased that my writing has found an audience. However, whenever I am contacted by another journalist, writer, or blogger regarding one of my posts, that puts a wider smile on my face. This happened recently … Continue reading

Future Posts & Other Topics

  • A simple guide to CRISPR, one of the biggest science stories of 2016: One of the biggest and most important science stories of 2016 will probably also be one of the biggest science stories of the next decade. So this is as good a time as any to get acquainted with the powerful new gene-editing technology known as CRISPR. If you haven’t heard of CRISPR yet, the short explanation goes like this: In the past four years, scientists have figured out how to exploit a quirk in the immune systems of bacteria to edit genes in other organisms — plant genes, mouse genes, even human genes. With CRISPR, they can now make these edits quickly and cheaply, in days rather than weeks or months. (The technology is often known as CRISPR/Cas9, but we’ll stick with CRISPR, pronounced “crisper.”) Check out the rest of the article and slideshow from Vox - http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/30/13164064/crispr-cas9-gene-editing
  • Breakthrough of the Year, 2016: from the editors of Science Magazine - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ncTCM7t79o&feature=share  
  • Frequently Discussed Blog Topics: STEM, Gas and Energy related topics, Her-Story, Diversity & Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, and Business & Work Related Issues Future Topics: The Future of Work in the U.S. and around the world, Business Opportunities and Strategies, Women in STEM, Women in the Board Room,  Booming Demand for Skilled Craft, and other topics that may be of interest to our readers