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Promising treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy developed with CRISPR gene editing

Scientific American | 
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a life-threatening muscle-wasting illness. Occurring mostly in males, it is the most common type of muscular ...
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Beyond the Golden State Killer: More cold cases cracked through genetic databases

Scientific American | 
[After news of the Golden State Killer arrest], The New York Times reported arrests in long-dormant cases in Washington State and ...

Is there a link between autism spike and ultrasound tests?

Scientific American | 
[A]s ultrasound use has sharply increased, so too have diagnoses of autism—prompting questions about a potential relationship. A rigorous new ...
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Male contraceptive breakthrough? ‘Birth control gel’ ready for couples study

Scientific American | 
The creators of a male birth control gel designed to inhibit sperm production—while maintaining healthy testosterone levels in the bloodstream—will ...
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HPV cancer vaccine 10 years old: Why aren’t more kids immunized?

Scientific American | 
[Editor's note: The following is part of an interview with US National Cancer Institute virologist John Schiller, whose research provided the basis ...
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Ebola evolved during latest outbreak to become deadlier to humans

Scientific American | 
What made the recent Ebola outbreak in west Africa so virulent? The virus that seeped across borders and killed more ...

Rise in unproven U.S. stem cell clinics worry experts

Scientific American | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. According to experts, a ...
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