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Can CRISPR tell what ails you? ‘Affordable’ at-home kits may be on the way

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A new biotech company co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna is developing a device that uses CRISPR to detect all kinds of ...
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CRISPR shows promise in treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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Scientists have successfully tweaked the DNA in human heart cells to correct mutations that cause a deadly disease. If the ...
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Women’s reproductive organs abound with microorganisms—studying them helping in disease research

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Women's reproductive organs are home to plenty of microorganisms, and identifying them may help us improve women's health. Scientists have ...
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Fighting infections: Using probiotic ‘good’ bacteria could slow resistance to antibiotics

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As scientists continue their exploration of the thousands of organisms that live inside our body, a new study is showing ...
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Transplant breakthrough? Organs of one species grown inside an animal of another

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It’s possible to grow organs of one species inside an animal of another species and then transplant that organ to ...
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GMO cows might save your life

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They look like normal black-and-white Holstein cows, a common sight in Western Iowa. But these cows are special: used not ...
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