A congressional proposal that would overturn a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that barred the patenting of human genes and ease other restrictions on patenting software and biomedical inventions is drawing fierce criticism from some scientific societies and patient advocates

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Naturopaths have long been obsessed with a gene called MTHFR. Now vaccine skeptics are testing for it too

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Yes, it’s as scary as it sounds. Some are calling the Chinese experiment “an ethical nightmare.”

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A quest to understand how human intelligence evolved raises some ethical questions

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Case leads scientists to a new gene mutation. Doctors in Scotland were amazed when a 66-year-old woman underwent what is normally a very painful operation on her hand for severe arthritis and required little to no pain medication afterward

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Less than two years after producing an exhaustive report on human genome editing, the NASEM are planning an international commission on the most controversial use of that technology — creating “CRISPR babies,” medicine academy president Dr. Victor Dzau announced on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos

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The email landed out of the blue. As Dr. Kiran Musunuru was scrolling through his inbox about a year ago, he found a message from a scientist identifying himself as a graduate student at Southern University of Science and Technology in China

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A father reflects on an experience that is becoming more common

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