Chimaeras are both monsters of the ancient imagination and a long-established research tool. Recent advances, particularly those dealing with the identification and generation of various kinds of stem cells, have broadened the repertoire and utility of mammalian interspecies chimaeras and carved out new paths towards understanding fundamental biology as well as potential clinical applications

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Dear Mr. Trump

November 28, 2016

Climate Policy Puts Lives in Your Hands. Travis Rieder on Mr. Trump’s moral responsibility to pursue environmental policies that limit human suffering and death

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Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes will be widely deployed in two South American cities to combat viral infections

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Olivia Katrandjian, “As an unmarried woman approaching 30, I’m increasingly aware of the looming biological deadline that might make it difficult to have both a career and a family. Or at least what I thought was the biological deadline”

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A professional body for UK social scientists can help to improve research practice — and not just in public engagement, says Andrew Webster

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Study calculates cost of flawed biomedical research in the United States

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The White House believes that altering the human germline for clinical purposes is a line that should not be crossed at this time

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Republicans seek to reshape research agenda. Known as the America COMPETES Act, the sweeping measure sets priorities for research programs at the NSF, the Department of Energy and the NIST. It has drawn sharp criticism from science organizations, which say that the plan would limit the agencies’ ability to fund the most promising research, and from the White House

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