#RAZOR: Fighting the fatty liver crisis
Razor • 13m
One in four people have some form of fatty liver disease, a condition that can be deadly but is often undiagnosed. 🤯
And what's more, this silent killer could be threatening more people by denying potential organ donation. While there's a critical shortage of transplantable livers, the fatty livers themselves cannot usually be used for transplant into others.
That might be about to change. Emma Keeling joins Oxford-based start-up Ochre Bio, which is using genomic medicines to switch off the fat-causing genes – so the livers can be donated.
🔬 Discover #RAZOR Youtube Channel- The science show you need in your life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvPxSZWJo7MVrWR7bLC45FQ
📲 Follow CGTN Europe on social media and other platforms👇https://stories.cgtneurope.tv/follow-cgtn-europe/index.html
Up Next in Razor
#RAZOR: Using 3D to see inside mummies
What would you find inside an ancient Egyptian mummy?
A team of scientists in the UK have put together X-Rays, 3D and VR technology to look inside the 2,000 year-old remains of snake, bird and cat mummies, opening a window into the fascinating past these animals lived (and died) in. 🐈🐍🐦
#RAZOR: 'Shrinky Dink' sensors
Inside a small laboratory at the University of California, scientists have developed monitoring technology that could identify ill health before people fall sick.
A tiny plastic sensor made from a 1970s children’s toy can be attached to the body to monitor blood pressure while people carry on wi...
#RAZOR: Cryobattery - Storing renewab...
One of the biggest challenges with renewable energy is storing it. The surplus energy created when the sun is shining and the wind is blowing is normally lost as it is very difficult to store such large amounts of energy.
But hope may be on the horizon with the innovative CRYObattery project in ...