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mosquitoanddna

Infographic: Here’s how gene drives would fight mosquitos, malaria

Nature | 
Gene drives have rapidly become a routine technology in some laboratories; scientists can now whip up a drive in months ...
aging

Keeping aging at bay by killing ‘zombie cells’

Nature | 
[Jan] van Deursen and his colleagues at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, [had] an idea: could killing off these 'zombie' ...
Autism-gene connections deepen, undermining GMO and vaccine claims

Autism-gene connections deepen, undermining GMO and vaccine claims

Scientist | 
A large proportion of autism research begins with and is centered upon external presentations of the disorder, primarily behavioral manifestations ...

Ten years after discovery, induced stem cells revolutionizing research, but not yet medicine

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In June 2006, Shinya ...

Gene therapy likely best shot at curing brain diseases

Newsweek | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The concept of gene ...

Race for cancer blood test has big name investors, unlikely scientific collaborations

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. It’s a medical puzzle ...
Health Myths

Free radicals cause aging, and other science ‘facts’ debunked

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Myths often blossom from ...

Can actual ‘young blood’ rejuvenate tissue and reverse aging?

Nature | 
Two mice perch side by side, nibbling a food pellet. As one turns to the left, it becomes clear that ...

Whirlwind tour of career of Bruce Ames, inventor of test to determine chemical toxicity

Scientist | 
On an otherwise ordinary day in 1964, Bruce Ames picked up a box of potato chips and read the list of ingredients ...

Bruce Ames, identifier of mutation causing chemicals, lists his greatest discoveries

Scientist | 
In an otherwise ordinary day in 1964, Bruce Ames picked up a box of potato chips and read the list ...

Plant DNA reveals secrets of human genome

Scientist | 
What do cells, genes, mutations, transposons, RNA silencing, and DNA recombination have in common? All were discovered first in plants ...

Could stem cells cure MS?

Scientist | 
Human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) have become a popular potential therapy for numerous autoimmune and neurological disorders. But while these ...