Interesting facts to know about Sweden’s human embryo editing study

Interesting facts to know about Sweden’s human embryo editing study

A study from Sweden in which scientists have edited the genetic material in health human embryos has been gaining a lot of attention.

Vein grown from her own stem cells for 10-year-old girl

According to Swedish doctors, a major blood vessel of a 10-year-old girl has been replaced with one grown with her own stem cells. It was reported that this had to be done due to a poor blood flow between her intestines and liver.

A dead man’s vein was taken and then it was stripped of its own cells and then bathed in stem cells from the girl.

This led to a major improvement in the quality of the girl’s life, the surgeons said.

This development is the latest in the series of body parts grown, or engineered, to match the tissue of the patient.

Swedish court issue internation arrest warrant against WikiLeaks’ founder

A Swedish court has put Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, on its most-wanted listed and issued an international arrest warrant for him.

Issuing an international arrest warrant, the Stockholm Criminal Court said Assange was suspected of rape, sexual molestation and illegal use of force.

Sweden asked international police organization Interpol to post a "Red Notice" following an approved motion by a judge to bring him into custody.

Swedish appeals court finds Pirate Bay co-founders guilty

A Swedish appeals court on Friday slapped the co-founders of file sharing website Pirate Bay with increased collective fine; however, reduced their prison sentences.

Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde and Carl Lundstrom will now have to spend 4 to 10 months each in prison. Earlier each of them was awarded one year of prison sentence. But, the court increased their collective fine by £1.3 million to £4.1 million. The fourth member failed to make the appeal hearings.

Swedish Researchers Find a Way around BBB

A happening known as the blood-brain barrier, is an occurrence which is an example of the way the human body functions. Capillary walls in all parts of our body allow chemicals and other substances to pass through their walls. However, the capillary walls in the brain stay as strong as an emperor’s fort and provide protection to the brain against harmful chemicals.

Rape accusation against WikiLeaks founder re-opened

A chief prosecutor of Sweden has asked to reopen the case in opposition to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in regard of initial investigation.

According to the reports of director of public prosecution, Marianne Ny who stated that Julian Assange was accused of rape charges and will be reinstated in an appeal with the victim's attorney.