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Rebel doctor challenges ban on HIV-positive organ donors

Nature | 
An estimated 12,000 people in the U.S. contracted HIV from transfusions between 1978 and 1984, leaving the public terrified. In ...

DNA sequencing saves newborns’ lives, but what happens to personal genetic information?

Nature | 
By two months of age, the boy was near death. He had spent his entire short life in the neonatal ...

World stem cell scientists look to Japanese human trial with hope

Nature | 
“It’s awesome, it’s amazing, I’m thrilled, I’ve been waiting for this,” says Jeanne Loring, a stem-cell biologist at the Scripps ...

Engineered spleen fights sepsis

Nature | 
Researchers have developed a high-tech method to rid the body of infections — even those caused by unknown pathogens. A ...

Gene therapy could replace pacemakers, at least temporarily

Nature | 
Gene therapy could soon join the electronic pacemaker as a treatment for a weak heart. By inserting a specific gene ...

As antibiotic resistance grows, scientists look again to viruses to help fight bacterial infections

Nature | 
For decades, patients behind the Iron Curtain were denied access to some of the best antibiotics developed in the West ...

Poop therapy: Big pharma moving towards microbiome threapies

Nature | 
The human body teems with trillions of microorganisms — a microbial landscape that has attracted roughly US$500 million in research ...

New bill allows blood spots from newborn genetic screenings to be kept indefinitely

Nature | 
Minnesota will once again allow blood spots to be kept and used for further research following routine newborn screening of ...

Antibiotic resistance biggest issue in developing world because of lack of regulation

Nature | 
By most standards, the increasing availability of life-saving antibiotics in the developing world is a good thing. But, around the ...

Bacteria poised to acquire antibiotic resistance genes at quickening pace

Nature | 
The post-antibiotic era is near, according to a report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO). The decreasing effectiveness ...

NIH’s Stem Cell program mysteriously shut down, only one study funded

Nature | 
Stem-cell researchers at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) have been left frustrated and confused following the demise of ...
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Scientists watch DNA development in a growing brain

New Scientist | 
Researchers have used chemical tracking and genome sequencing to create a time-lapse map of human brains as they develop ...
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The most detailed map of the human brain ever

New Scientist | 
A new 3D brain map called BigBrain is the most detailed ever constructed, with a resolution so high it can ...

Mouse hepatitis virus may help end chimp research

New Scientist | 
The following is an excerpt. A newly discovered rodent virus that resembles hepatitis C could give research chimps a break ...
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Matching names to genes: The end of genetic privacy?

New Scientist | 
An MIT research team used publicly available genetic information and an algorithm to identify some of the people who donated ...
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Climate change drives salmon evolution

New Scientist | 
Salmon DNA records stretching back over 30 years show that nature has increasingly selected for fish that migrate from the ...