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How synthetic biology could fight athletic doping with ‘biosensors’

It’s no secret that sports suffer from doping, the use of banned substances that enhance athletic performance. From Lance Armstrong ...
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Olympic gene doping: How WADA is managing new performance-enhancing technologies

The start of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has once again brought questions of unethical athletic performance-enhancement, or doping, to ...
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Poop doping: No, elite athletes can’t improve performance by optimizing gut bacteria

The sports, science and mainstream media have circulated a scientist's claim that optimizing gut bacteria is the secret to elite ...