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‘It’s not premature to plan’: Deciding who gets the coronavirus vaccine first

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The new coronavirus’ disproportionate toll on the elderly could put them at the front of the line [for a vaccine] ...
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Another pandemic? New swine flu identified in China could jump to humans

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[A] new finding that pigs in China are more and more frequently becoming infected with a strain of influenza that ...
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‘It’s been so chaotic’: US government ‘Operation Warp Speed’ may not be focusing on developing the most promising COVID-19 vaccines

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When the news broke [June 3] that Operation Warp Speed had selected five experimental COVID-19 vaccines to fast-track through testing ...
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‘Operation warp speed’ hopes to turbocharge US quest for a coronavirus vaccine

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Conventional wisdom is that a vaccine for COVID-19 is at least 1 year away, but the organizers of a U.S ...
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Failed HIV vaccine study is ‘another frustrating defeat’ in the fight against AIDS

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The failure-ridden search for a vaccine that can stop the AIDS virus has delivered yet another frustrating defeat. The HIV ...
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Why we may never know the fate—good or bad—of China’s controversial CRISPR babies

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Since the gene-edited babies known as Lulu and Nana became international news in November 2018, scientific debate and media speculation ...
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‘Brute-force approach’ to CRISPR innovation: China stakes out global leadership role developing medical treatments, transplantable organs, quality meat

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China now has at least four groups of CRISPR researchers doing gene editing with large colonies of monkeys. “The most ...
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China’s multi-billion-dollar investment in CRISPR could help feed its ‘massive’ population

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[Cell biologist Gao Caixia] is one face of the Chinese government’s bet that CRISPR can transform the country’s food supply ...

How plant pollen could speed development of higher yielding CRISPR-edited crops

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The genome editor CRISPR has transformed many areas of biology, but using this tool to enhance certain varieties of crops ...

Geneticist George Church on why gene-edited babies aren’t such a bad thing

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[Editor's note: Harvard geneticist George Church has come to the defense of Chinese researcher He Jiankui, who shook up the science ...
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Promising HIV treatment fails in human trials

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When Science published a monkey study nearly 2 years ago that showed an anti-inflammatory antibody effectively cured monkeys intentionally infected ...
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Gene drives could speed up inheritance of certain beneficial traits in mammals, study finds

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Researchers have used CRISPR, the genome editing tool, to speed the inheritance of specific genes in mammals for the first ...
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‘Trying to recreate Neanderthal minds’ using minibrains

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[R]esearch teams are engineering stem cells to include Neanderthal genes and growing them into "minibrains" that reflect the influence of ...

Precision upgrade? Modified enzyme could boost CRISPR gene editing

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You wouldn't know it from the excitement generated by the revolutionary genome editing method known as CRISPR, but as practiced ...
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Frankenstein story reminds us why fear is an ‘easy sell’ for science skeptics

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On 1 August 1790, a precocious student named Victor Frankenstein submitted a radical proposal to an ethical panel at the ...
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Challenging the narrative that someone is manipulating the UN debate over gene drives

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It had scandal written all over it. Disclosed emails revealed that a covert coalition lobbying for relaxed regulations around a ...
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Americans shedding their skepticism of human genome editing

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Earlier surveys of Americans (here and here) have found a reluctance to support human genome editing...But the new survey, conducted by social ...
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Zika tragedy reanimates ethical and medical debate about vaccines for pregnant women

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Ever since the shocking realization in 1961 that the morning sickness pill thalidomide caused shortened limbs in babies, doctors have ...
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Who invented CRISPR gene editing: Broad Institute v University of California patent battle intensifies

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The University of California (UC) has fired another legal salvo in the prolonged patent battle over CRISPR, the revolutionary gene-editing ...