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Genetic testing companies grapple with how to deal with white supremacists

Genetic testing companies grapple with how to deal with white supremacists

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White supremacists are using cheap, rapid DNA-testing services such as 23andMe to post “evidence” of their white European ancestry on ...

HIV gene therapy in development, with boost from Bill Gates

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

UN report declares surgeries on intersex babies human rights violation

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

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

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Addyi, a drug that ...

Should doctors have authority to decide gender of intersex babies?

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

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

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Roughly 135 scientists, bioethicists, philosophers, lawyers, and policymakers from 25 countries wrapped up the first-ever global summit to carve out ...
Lost your head? Sorry, you can't get a new one anytime soon

Lost your head? Sorry, you can’t get a new one anytime soon

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Last month, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made waves when he announced he’d discovered the key to performing a totally crazy surgery: ...

Is century-old remedy the solution to antibiotic resistance?

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Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, scientists have amassed a medical arsenal of more than 130 antibiotics. The drugs ...