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“Early” intervention can be too late: Cancer cells spread much sooner than assumed

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Cancer cells are able to spread from a nascent tumor much earlier than scientists long thought and are more adept than ...
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Pioneer company in genetic cancer testing criticizes rivals with claims of inaccuracies

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No company has had a more profound impact on inherited breast and ovarian cancer than Myriad Genetics. Its DNA test ...
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Your mind may stay nimble even with signs of Alzheimer’s in your brain

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The defective proteins that are widely thought to kill brain neurons and cause, or at least indicate, Alzheimer’s disease do not ...
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Can gene editing lead to a cure of HIV?

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[Scientists have] announced that they had used CRISPR/Cas9 to test gene after gene after gene in human immune system cells — ...
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Brain scans reveal how one small fib snowballs into a whopper

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A study of what goes on in the brain when someone tells a lie could offer a biological explanation for why untruths often ...
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Monsanto strikes deal with Broad Institute to use CRISPR for crop modification

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Agriculture giant Monsanto has licensed CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology from the Broad Institute for use in seed development, the company announced on [Sept. 22] ...

Study linking gene mutation with multiple sclerosis faces brutal criticism

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Scientists are forcefully challenging a recent study that claimed to identify a rare genetic mutation that sharply boosted the risk ...
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Legal battle over CRISPR ownership heating up

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Beneath the technical and legal jargon...filed in the battle over CRISPR patents is a simple argument that...comes down to this: ...
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DNA pioneer James Watson calls Obama’s cancer moonshot initiative ‘crap’

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. James Watson, whose 1953 ...
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Are CRISPR enthusiasts overlooking technology’s risks?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While the 150 experts...were ...

Where does cloning stand 20 years after Dolly the sheep?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Why are there no ...
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What could go wrong with CRISPR on humans?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Now that a federal ...

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

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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

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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?

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 The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Dr. David Williams very ...
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Genes influence academic achievement, but they’re not the most important factor

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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

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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

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

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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

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In the end, the ...
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Where do Americans stand on human gene editing, designer babies?

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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

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. BIND Therapeutics describes itself ...
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Should doctors, scientists stop grouping us by race?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. More than a decade ...
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Why does ‘heroes of CRISPR’ author Eric Lander have so many enemies?

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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

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Federal science officials have ...
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Could single vaccine treat all types of cancer?

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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?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. When a high-profile study ...
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Scientists can engineer mosquitoes to render them sterile, crashing malaria carrying population

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