When a deadly infectious disease takes hold in a population, outbreak responders do their best to save lives and stamp out the contagion. Less widely known is the shared secret among outbreak responders: Bad behavior among their own ranks can consume undue energy amid an already frightening scenario

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Will it be useful? As more people get genetic testing to assess their risk of getting cancers and other serious conditions, diabetes has been almost entirely left out — largely because of the difficulty of developing a useful test

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With a built-in supply of a powerful cocaine-chomping enzyme, the transplant might also curb addiction

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A Dangerous Brain

August 15, 2018

Can neuroscience predict how likely someone is to commit another crime?

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“I thought it would be good to get tested,” says Steyn. “I thought this is something I should know.” She ordered a $200 testing kit from the company, 23andme, spit into a small plastic tube, sent it back and waited for the results

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Mr. B loves Johnny Cash, except when he doesn’t. Mr. X has watched his doctors morph into Italian chefs right before his eyes. The link between the two? Both Mr. B and Mr. X received deep brain stimulation

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Mass thought control may not be on the cards just yet, but mind-reading tech is developing fast. We need to be prepared

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Johnson & Johnson uses the prospect of jail time to market a schizophrenia drug

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