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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 ...
1-31-2018 muscular-dystrophy

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 ...
Women’s reproductive organs abound with microorganisms—studying them helping in disease research

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 ...
Fighting infections: Using probiotic 'good' bacteria could slow resistance to antibiotics

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 ...
Transplant breakthrough? Organs of one species grown inside an animal of another

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 ...
GMO cows might save your life

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 ...