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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With 'Massive Fraud' By SEC
The biotech company Holmes started was once worth $9 billion.
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Chinese Scientists Successfully Clone 2 Monkeys, Could Lead To Human Applications
By Ben Hirschler, Reuters
"The technical barrier is now broken," a member of the team that cloned the primates said.
Do ‘Young Blood’ Treatments Work?
If it sounds sketchy as hell, that’s because it is. But one silicon valley company reckons it’s found the secret to staying young: injecting the blood of children and young adults. But does it work?
FDA Crackdown Reignites Controversy Over Ethics Of '3-Parent Embryo'
The FDA said the procedure that led to the first "three-parent embryo," violates the regulator's restrictions on genetic engineering. The clampdown could have widespread implications for other advancements in the controversial field of human genetic modification.
Genetic Engineering: Revolution Or Evolution?
The FDA has cracked down on the doctor who created the first three-parent embryo, which could have widespread implications for other advancements in the controversial field of human genetic modification.
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First Editing Of Human Embryos Carried Out In United States
Results of the peer-reviewed study are expected to be published soon in a scientific journal.
This Invention Grows Babies Outside Of The Womb
A new design imagines an in-home device that would simulate a human womb.
GP-Write And The Future Of Biology
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Research and initiatives for safeguarding life and developing ...
"This project not only changes the way the world works, but it changes the way we work in the world."
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Video Proof That People Are Terrified Of GMOs, Despite Having No Idea What They Are
Julie R. Thomson
Say it with us: genetically modified organisms.
What I've Learned From Bill Nye
Dr. Robert T. Fraley
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto
While I’m proud to call him a friend today, I wasn’t sure how things were going to go when I first met him.
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An Open-Minded Approach To Scientific Research
A 19-year-old working to drive change in healthcare
If creativity truly is the key to innovation, scientists must look to the arts for their answers.
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Martin Rees: We Are Living Through A Political And Scientific Transformation
Visiting scholar, Center for European Studies, Harvard Univers...
Rees explores the opportunities and risks that cutting-edge science presents.
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Woolly Mammoth Could Be 'De-Extinct' In 2 Years, Scientist Says
The plan is to create a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid.
Science Marchers -- Let's Support Some Science!
Public Scientist, Researcher, Science Communicator, Funny Guy
A few weeks ago when the internets exploded with news of a March for Science in DC, I wrote that I would not be joining. My
New Research Shows Failings of GMO Insect Resistance, Corn Crop in Jeopardy
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Dino-Chickens Are Coming Within Our Lifetime
What could happen next?
Weekend Roundup: Gene-Altered GloFish Light the Path to a Bright Human Future. Or Not.
Editor-in-chief, The WorldPost
We already genetically modify plants and pets. Humans will be next. Should we fear or embrace our conscious mutation as a species?
We Already Genetically Modify Pets And Plants. Are Humans Next?
From glow-in-the-dark fish to fragrant mosses, genetic modification presents countless possibilities.
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