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UK OKs Three-Parent IVF

By Bob Grant | February 25, 2015

The British House of Lords has approved new rules regarding the creation of embryos using genetic material from three donors.

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UK Supports Three-Parent IVF

By Jef Akst | February 3, 2015

Parliament today voted to allow techniques that could help couples produce babies with a reduced chance of passing on heritable mitochondrial diseases.

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Obama’s Budget Seeks Science Boost

By Bob Grant | February 2, 2015

Fiscal year 2016 could be very bright for the research enterprise if the President’s budgetary requests are granted.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2015

February 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Obama Enumerates Precision Medicine Initiative

By Bob Grant | January 30, 2015

The President requests $215 million to launch his push for personalized clinical care.

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Obama Prioritizes Personalized Medicine

By Bob Grant | January 26, 2015

The President is launching a new initiative to help researchers and clinicians fully realize the dream of “precision medicine.”

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Republicans Claim Support for Science

By Bob Grant | January 15, 2015

But at least one science advocate isn’t buying it.

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Trainee Raise

By Bob Grant | January 12, 2015

Grad students and postdoctoral fellows supported by US National Institutes of Health National Research Service Awards land a 2 percent stipend bump in 2015.

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Fertility Treatment Fallout

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | January 1, 2015

Mouse offspring conceived by in vitro fertilization are metabolically different from naturally conceived mice.

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NIH Study Canceled

By Jef Akst | December 15, 2014

The National Institutes of Health shutters its initiative to track the health of 100,000 children through adulthood.

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