This Week In Science

November 12-18


Scientists discover a nearby 'super-Earth' with five times the mass of our planet

A team edits DNA in cells to fix genetic defects, and they partially restore sight in blind mice

An antibody is found in an HIV patient's blood that is able to neutralize 98% of HIV strains

A paralyzed woman learns to use a brain implant to communicate by thought alone

Researchers complete a neuron transplant in mice, allowing the brain to repair itself

It's shown that blood plasma from young people rejuvenates old mice, improving brain function