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Most of Human Genome Nonfunctional: Study

By | July 17, 2017

An estimate derived from fertility rates concludes that at least 75 percent of our DNA has no critical utility.

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image: CRISPR Restores Muscle Function in Mice

CRISPR Restores Muscle Function in Mice

By | July 17, 2017

Scientists use the gene-editing tool to treat animals with a rare form of congenital muscular dystrophy.

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Salk Faces Gender Discrimination Lawsuits

By | July 17, 2017

Two high-ranking female scientists at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, claim the center is run by a team of “good old boys.”

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image: Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer

Study: Blood Test Detects Pancreatic Cancer

By | July 14, 2017

A newly identified marker for a common pancreatic cancer may help doctors detect the disease in its earlier stages.

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The bacteria also promoted the growth of human colon cancer cells in a dish.

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image: UK Researchers Used Fewer Animals Last Year

UK Researchers Used Fewer Animals Last Year

By | July 13, 2017

Experiments involving animals dropped by more than 200,000, or 5 percent, in 2016.

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image: Scientists Create See-Through Hearts

Scientists Create See-Through Hearts

By | July 13, 2017

A new tissue-clearing technique reveals blood vessel networks and collagen scaffolds of dog and human cardiac tissue.

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image: FDA Votes Yes on CAR T-Cell Therapy

FDA Votes Yes on CAR T-Cell Therapy

By | July 13, 2017

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel unanimously calls for agency approval of the cell therapy for the treatment of resistant leukemia. 

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Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget

By | July 13, 2017

A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.

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image: Trump Nominates DOE Science Undersecretary

Trump Nominates DOE Science Undersecretary

By | July 12, 2017

The president has nominated an investment banker for the role.

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