New coronavirus test problem: Not enough people seeking tests in some states

Four months into the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, tests for the virus finally are becoming widely available, a crucial step toward ...
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‘Fragments of dead virus’ preventing recovered coronavirus patients from donating plasma

Amy Dockser Marcus | 
Close to four weeks after recovering from a Covid-19 infection, Jennie Novakovic went to her local hospital hoping to donate ...
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Do participants in genetics research studies have the right to know—or not know—about troubling DNA results?

Emily Willingham | 
Is it possible to know too much about our own genetic profile? ...

Are consumer genetic tests misused by doctors and alternative health providers?

David Warmflash | 
Health practitioners with little or no training or perspective in genetics are dabbling in this rapidly advancing field. Utilizing results ...
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Do GMOs risk “unintended” health or environmental consequences, as critics maintain?

Andrew Porterfield | 
Concerns about unintended consequences, the backbone of criticism from anti-GMO activists, are actually more likely to occur in traditionally bred ...
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