Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.

Prestigious neuroscience prize awarded to scientists who discovered brain’s plasticity

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Three neuroscientists whose research ...

Brain scans predict whether brain damaged patients likely to return to consciousness

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A simple measurement using ...

Why is there no cure for sickle cell disease?

STAT | 
 The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Dr. David Williams very ...
Screen Shot at AM

Genes influence academic achievement, but they’re not the most important factor

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The largest study of ...

CRISPR’s new upgrade cleans up messy aftermath

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Molecule by molecule, the ...

New CRISPR technique makes gene editing a little less messy

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For all the hoopla about ...
cancer

Can money cure cancer?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Tech entrepreneur Sean Parker ...

Precision medicine for rare cancers could point to effective treatments

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In the end, the ...
designer babies x

Where do Americans stand on human gene editing, designer babies?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Most Americans oppose using ...

Nanotechnology ‘cage’ makes cancer drug safer, more effective

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. BIND Therapeutics describes itself ...
Race xlarge

Should doctors, scientists stop grouping us by race?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. More than a decade ...
lan

Why does ‘heroes of CRISPR’ author Eric Lander have so many enemies?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Genome-sequencing pioneer Eric Lander, ...

US government boosts efforts to identify genes linked to diseases

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Federal science officials have ...
brain cancer vaccine

Could single vaccine treat all types of cancer?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Precision medicine has been ...

How much does ‘bad luck’ play into cancer risk?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. When a high-profile study ...
Unknown

Scientists can engineer mosquitoes to render them sterile, crashing malaria carrying population

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. And now there are ...

Can insects be genetically engineered as bioweapons?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. “Gene drives”  have enormous ...

Leading Alzheimer’s theory challenged by mounting research

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Drugs that target beta-amyloid, ...

Who is Feng Zhang, one of world’s most influential biologists?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  No one would guess that ...

NIH ending funding for human stem cell research in animals

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Over the years that ...

National Academy of Sciences seeks to set guidelines for use of CRISPR-Cas9

Reuters | 
The National Academy of Sciences, responding to concerns expressed by scientists and ethicists, has launched an ambitious initiative to recommend ...

Hospitals to begin consulting IBM’s Watson for cancer treatment

Reuters | 
Fourteen U.S. and Canadian cancer institutes will use International Business Machines Corp's (IBM.N) Watson computer system to choose therapies based ...

‘Precision medicine’ initiative to analyze over 1 million DNA samples

Reuters | 
The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new ...
Ebola

Can scientists derive a cure for Ebola from blood of survivors?

Reuters | 
A group of scientists including three Nobel laureates in medicine has proposed that U.S. health officials chart a new path ...

Ebola epidemic quickens

Reuters | 
The cost of getting supplies needed to West African countries to get the Ebola crisis under control will be at ...

Supreme Court invalidates some gene patents but biotech has moved on

Reuters | 
The following is an edited excerpt.  The U.S. Supreme Court decision on June 13, 2013 to uphold patent protections for ...

DNA isn’t all-powerful: A challenge to personalized cancer care

Reuters | 
(Reuters) - The cancer cells were not behaving the way the textbooks say they should. Some of the cells in ...

U.S. panel urges end to secret DNA testing

Reuters | 
Blood stains from bandages and tampons? Ship them in a paper envelope for paternity, ancestry or health testing. EasyDNA also ...
Loading...