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Can decades-old vaccines against polio and tuberculosis protect against the coronavirus?

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Scientists are dusting off some decades-old vaccines against other germs to see if they could provide a little stopgap protection ...
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Gene-edited foods are coming, but how will they be regulated, and will consumers eat them?

Associated Press | 
The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or ...
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Heart disease risk: New genetic test could offer stronger early detection

Associated Press | 
You know your cholesterol, your blood pressure ... your heart gene score? Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic ...
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Doctors turn to stem cell regeneration to treat heart defects in babies

ABC News | 
The 4-month-old on the operating table has a shocking birth defect, nearly half his heart too small or even missing...In ...

Ricin, botulism toxin and plague found in latest NIH deep clean

Associated Press | 
The National Institutes of Health said it has uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other ...
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Ethical issues as scientists peek into baby genes

Associated Press | 
Should genome sequencing become a routine part of newborn care? Is it legal, ethical, or even good medical practice? ...
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