For 26 years, since researchers first identified the gene responsible for cystic fibrosis, scientists have attempted to use the knowledge to help treat the illness. Now, gene therapy has been shown to help sufferers for the first time.
Dylan, a boy with Cystic Fibrosis, is an inspiration to us all. While undergoing long and tedious treatments with a breathing machine, Dylan makes the most of his situation by dancing. What an amazing boy.
Dishwashers are boss at cleaning dishes without getting your hands wet. They're also a perfect home—because of their hot and moist temperature—for black yeast to grow. Black yeast, as you can probably imagine, is very not good.
Cystic Fibrosis is a hereditary disease that causes excessive buildup of thick mucus in the lungs and digestive tract. Marshall Zhang is an 11th grader from Toronto that may have just cured it.