Going to Mars seems to be within our reach, but what about visiting exoplanets: planets outside our Solar System? In this article I discuss with former ESA exoplanet expert and Leiden guest professor Malcolm Fridlund about the day humans call another planet home and how to get there.
After studying Biology at Leiden University, Esmée Winkel completed a master’s degree in Scientific Illustration. Since then, her work has received several awards, including three gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society in London.
RNA has catapulted to the forefront of the pharmaceutical sciences. Elegant and effective, RNA can target and utilize the inner workings of our cells to protect us from a wide range of diseases. What can we expect from RNA-based therapies in the foreseeable future?