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Police want access to health data from tracking technology

Stephanie M. Lee | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In late October, genetic ...
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Is it more than water? FDA scrutinizing homeopathic “medicine”

Dan Vergano | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The FDA is taking ...

UK forgoes ban on homeopathy in psychiatric medicine

Jim Waterson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Theresa May has announced ...
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Man’s unborn twin became genetic father of his child: Here’s how

Dan Vergano | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  How can a man ...
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GMO satire broadcast raises questions

Brooke Borel | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Vern Blazek Science ...

HIV gene therapy in development, with boost from Bill Gates

Azeen Ghorayshi | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In a bid to ...

Santa Cruz biotech company under fire for severe animal mistreatment

Cat Ferguson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  A hidden barn. A ...

UN report declares surgeries on intersex babies human rights violation

Azeen Ghorayshi | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The United Nations recently convened ...

Marco Rubio supports research on fetal tissue, just not from abortions

Andrew Kaczynski | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Marco Rubio says while ...

Did pharmaceutical company exploit feminism to get ‘female Viagra’ government approval?

Azeen Ghorayshi | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Addyi, a drug that ...
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Scientists, fearing safety, silent as Planned Parenthood attacked for sale of fetal issue

Virginia Hughes | 
In recent weeks, it’s been nearly impossible not to hear people — presidential candidates, attorneys general, lawmakers, pundits, outraged relatives ...

Should doctors have authority to decide gender of intersex babies?

Azeen Ghorayshi | 
Roughly one in every 2,000 babies in the U.S. are born with a range of traits that fall somewhere along the ...

Are too many newborns receiving costly, unnecessary intensive care?

Virginia Hughes | 
More and more newborns are going to the neonatal intensive care unit. Between 2007 and 2012, NICU admission rates in ...
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Computer program hijacks 23andMe data, raises genetic discrimination concerns

Stephanie M. Lee | 
23andMe bills itself as a company that "democratizes personal genetics" for the world. And that description's not necessarily all that ...

Does research on vaccines and biochemical warfare justify primate suffering?

Peter Aldous | 
They are the unsung heroes of the war on terror — or its hidden innocent victims, depending on your point ...
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iPhone app employed to study specific health needs of LGBT community

Stephanie M. Lee | 
We don't know as much as we'd like about the role sexual orientation and gender identity play in health and ...

Is anti-biotech mandatory labeling lobby now acknowledging GMOs are safe?

Cat Ferguson | 
Two competing federal bills are working their way through Congress that would override the mishmash of state-by-state GMO labeling laws. One of ...

Has the Age of Genomics been oversold?

David Dobbs | 
We live in an age of hype. But the overselling of the Age of Genomics — the hype about the ...

Has Big Genomics lived up to its hype?

David Dobbs | 
“Success in sight: The eyes have it!” Thus the scientific journal Gene Therapy greeted the news, in 2008, that an experimental treatment was restoring ...

International gathering of scientists, ethicists seeks to set standards for future of biotech

Azeen Ghorayshi | 
Roughly 135 scientists, bioethicists, philosophers, lawyers, and policymakers from 25 countries wrapped up the first-ever global summit to carve out ...

Do we have the answer to the origin of life?

Tom Chivers | 
There's a problem at the heart of biology. It is: No one knows why all complex life is so similar ...
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We need to reevaluate how we define depression

Peter Aldous | 
In the wake of the Germanwings tragedy, mental health advocates are deeply concerned about misleading generalizations that may increase the ...
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Is Facebook overstepping privacy boundaries with DNA testing app?

Virginia Hughes | 
A new medical research study aims to screen the genes of at least 20,000 people. Part of a surging tide ...
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23andMe on The Dress: Genes don’t settle debate, but age might

Stephanie M. Lee | 
In the latest twist in #TheDress, a survey by DNA-testing company 23andMe suggests that genes don’t play an obvious role ...

Could genetically modified yeast replace flowers in fragrances?

Stephanie Lee | 
For centuries, humans have used yeast to make beer and bread. Now, a startup is using it to engineer designer ...

For some pregnant women, prenatal genetic test results in cancer diagnosis

Virginia Hughes | 
MaterniT21 PLUS was the first noninvasive prenatal test (NIPT) to hit the market, in October 2011, and Sequenom has sold ...

Will genetically modifying embryos create real life dystopia?

Dan Vergano | 
Citing safety fears for babies, genetics researchers called for a halt to experiments that would alter the DNA of human ...
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