Heart attack therapies can leave patients with an elevated risk of future heart failure, but four California high school students have a solution, reports U.S. News & World Report. Natalie Ng, Alexander Powers and brothers Nithin and Nikhil Buduma devised a new treatment that uses a microscopic DNA "box" to deliver a restorative protein directly to the damaged heart. The group's combined efforts - over weekends and school breaks - resulted in a prototype that netted first prize in 10th-12th grade division of this year's ExploraVision national science competition. First- and second-place winners from each division were honored at an...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources


  • About the Author:

    staff and wire services reports