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How the COVID-19 pandemic has emboldened ‘armchair’ virologists

The Scientist | 
[W]hen the Olympics are being broadcast, I transform into an armchair commentator, catching a full-blown case of what I like ...
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‘Strange’ decade gave us CRISPR, gene therapy advances and a Neanderthal genome

The Scientist | 
[H]ere, we present some of the innovations, both conceptual and technological, that stood out throughout the past decade. … In ...

We’re different. We’re the same. Genomic databases require diversity to illuminate human commonalities and disparities

The Scientist | 
I edited this month’s Critic at Large essay, a piece from Jackson Laboratory Scientific Director Charles Lee on the need to inject large-scale genomic ...
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Infographic: Separating hype from reality on the benefits of intermittent fasting

The Scientist | 
Scientists are further detailing both the underlying metabolic dynamics and interesting physiological phenomena aside from weight loss as they study ...
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Building artificial brains to help us understand our own

The Scientist | 
You’d think that overseeing an entire issue of The Scientist focused on artificial intelligence would cause my mind to wander far into ...
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Cuban lung-cancer vaccine reaches United States, starting clinical trials

The Scientist | 
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced [Oct. 26] that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has green-lighted the first ...
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US government returning 8,500-year-old ‘Kennewick Man’ to Native Americans

The Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In 2015, an international ... launches genetic service, but how much can it tell about heritage?

The Scientist | 
With only a bit of your saliva, can send you a list of people you are related to, even ...

Chemicals affect sperm health, now we know how

The Scientist | 
Additives known as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) compromise male fertility by interfering with a membrane-bound calcium channel that normally controls ...

Gene threapy postdoc guilty of misconduct, has six papers retracted

The Scientist | 
A former postdoc who studied gene therapy at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York is guilty of ...
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