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Why China’s willingness to push ethical boundaries with CRISPR research ‘could end up benefiting us all’

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Today, [China] serves as the global center for CRISPR animal experiments, with its scientists being the first to use the ...
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Video: Lab-grown human heart tissue beats ‘like the real thing’

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A tiny pulsing strip of muscle could help save the lives of 33 million people. That’s how many people suffer ...
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Electrical stimulation to the spine helps paralyzed man walk with assistance

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For many patients, total lower limb paralysis caused by spinal cord damage means a lifetime in a wheelchair. But a ...
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Can we fine-tune drug doses with the help of artificial intelligence?

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Patients with glioblastoma, a malignant tumor in the brain or spinal cord, typically live no more than five years after ...
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We finally have our first smallpox treatment—just in case

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Fear of another smallpox pandemic keep you up at night? You’ll be happy to hear the FDA approved tecovirimat (Tpoxx) on [July 13]. It’s ...
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Does CRISPR cause unintended mutations? Not in this monkey study

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CRISPR is still new, and no one really knows its potential side effects. Does it cause cancer? How about unintended mutations? To get ...
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Tester beware: Deleting your genetic data is ‘essentially impossible’

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[Bloomberg journalist] Kristen V. Brown sent her spit to at least three different companies over the years. She went around ...
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CRISPR legal battle front: UC Berkeley wins pair of patents

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There’s been a legal battle going on to determine which of the scientists whose research led to CRISPR’s discovery gets ...
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