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Alzheimer’s proteins in eyes may be key to early detection

Wall Street Journal | 
Efforts to detect Alzheimer's disease earlier and more cheaply are focusing on signs of the ailment in the eye and ...

Google will be home for 10,000 genomes for autism research

Wall Street Journal | 
Google Inc. and Autism Speaks, a major autism research foundation, plan to announce on Tuesday a deal in which the ...

Turning to DNA to tailor prescriptions

Scientists searching for a way to avoid prescribing medications to patients that may cause dangerous physical or behavioral responses are ...

Using DNA to personally predict drug reactions

Wall Street Journal | 
Scientists searching for a way to avoid prescribing medications to patients that may cause dangerous physical or behavioral responses are ...
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Telomeres lengthened by weight-loss surgery

Wall Street Journal | 
Researchers have found that gastric bypass surgery, which can assist in weight loss, may also lengthen telomeres and, as a ...
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First lab-grown burger: Groundbreaking, a bit bland, and definitely not GM

Wall Street Journal | 
The worlds first lab-grown burger, made from muscle stem cells, was cooked and eaten in London. Despite technically delivering on ...