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Victoria, a southern white rhino at the San Diego Zoo, was impregnated by artificial insemination on March 22 and, if all goes well, will birth the calf in summer 2019.

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Men received both more and larger grants than women did, ending up with three times as much funding on average.

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image: “Minibrains” May Soon Include Neanderthal DNA

“Minibrains” May Soon Include Neanderthal DNA

By Ashley Yeager | May 14, 2018

Brain organoids engineered to carry the genetic material could reveal how our brains are similar to and different from those of our closest relatives.

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Sequencing of a single gene can spot patients with a dangerous form of mycosis fungoides better than other prognostic tests.  

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The microbiologist was known for his work on bacterial antibiotic resistance and infectious disease.

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The UK-based biomedical research charity says researchers or institutions that fail to report misconduct will risk losing grants.

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The budget is smaller than what some researchers hoped for, and too high for at least one EU member state.

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Under a new policy, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will provide fewer grants to labs receiving more than $1 million in funds.

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The agency says it has taken various steps to ensure the privacy of participants’ data. 

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The CEO of a biomedical startup had made headlines this year when he injected himself with an untested herpes vaccine in front of an audience.

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