Companies are racing to develop real chicken, fish, and beef that don’t require killing animals. Here’s what’s standing in their way

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The announcement is largely preliminary. The formal funding opportunity announcements will be published at some date in the future, the agency said, and scientists cannot yet submit proposals to be funded

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Nearly 40 percent of Americans incorrectly believe that alternative medicine can cure cancer, a new study out Tuesday finds. “People feel like these types of therapies align with their personal and philosophical beliefs about managing their health,'”said one expert

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People with multiple sclerosis sometimes become desperate and will travel to other countries for experimental stem cell treatments. That’s not always a good idea

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Doctors at some of the country’s largest hospital chains admit they went overboard with opioids to make people as pain-free as possible

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Neuroethics as Outreach

September 12, 2017

Adina Roskies: “In this era in which “alternative facts” are allowed to bear that name, rather than their true name — which is “lies and misinformation” — and in which science is ignored, deemed irrelevant, or actively suppressed, I see a growing need for people in all the sciences and in ethics to speak out and to educate, wherever possible.”

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A new paper in the latest issue of Health Affairs is worth a look. “Drugs Cleared Through The FDA’s Expedited Review Offer Greater Gains Than Drugs Approved By Conventional Process“

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While one patty sizzles on the grill, another bleeds onto your plate – but neither contains any beef. Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are two start-up companies making waves for their recent innovations in plant-based “meatlike” burgers

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