But could someone use that information to make the brains of a nonhuman species more like us — to create the kind of super chimps that mocked humans in the Planet of the Apes? “One can never say never, but I think it’s a pretty long-shot, far-fetched type concern,” says Ruth Faden, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Resisting the Evidence

October 21, 2013

According to a CDC report, antibiotic resistance is a growing public health threat. Unnecessary use of antibiotics is a major driver. Almost 80% of antibiotics sold in the US are administered to animals raised for food

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The National Institutes of Health recently decided to drastically reduce the number of chimpanzees used in NIH-funded biomedical research. “Sound Medicine” speaks with three experts in to discuss the ramifications, including our Jeffrey Kahn

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