Podcast Spinning up earthquakes gene therapys new hope and elephant seal blood

first_img This week we hear stories on how the sloshing of Earth’s core may spike major earthquakes, carbon monoxide’s role in keeping deep diving elephant seals oxygenated, and a festival celebrating heavily researched yet completely nonsensical theories with Online News Editor David Grimm.Sarah Crespi interviews staff writer Jocelyn Kaiser about the status of gene therapy, including a newly tested gene-delivering virus that may give scientists a new way to treat devastating spinal and brain diseases. Listen to previous podcasts.   [Image: Robert Schwemmer, CINMS, NOAA; Music: Jeffrey Cook] Robert Schwemmer, CINMS, NOAA last_img read more


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