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Can insects be genetically engineered as bioweapons?

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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

Ebola epidemic quickens

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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

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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

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(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

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