In the early 2000s, I worked with a company trying to develop a novel way to treat antibiotic-resistant infections using viruses that attacked the harmful bacteria. I learned that scientists had been struggling to make such a treatment viable since the 1920s. It looks like we've begun figuring out how to crack that nut! This is good news in our fight against antibiotic resistance.
I remember pundits of gene therapy touting its potential back when I was in grad school in the 1990s. Twenty-years of set-backs and hard work later, it seems that potential is now being realized.
As billionaires pledge to rebuild Notre Dame, donations from good folks spike to rebuild other churches destroyed by hate crimes.
This 26-year-old engineer has revived ten lakes from pollution. Stay in school, kiddies, and you just might change the world.