Progress in the use of CRISPR–Cas9 for human germline editing highlights some pressing ethical considerations for research on embryos

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Some folks have big plans for your future. They want you—a burger-eatin’, chicken-finger-dippin’ American—to buy their burgers and nuggets grown from stem cells

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Resurrected

June 2, 2017

A controversial trial to bring the dead back to life plans a restart. In one study expected to launch later this year, scientists hope to use stem cells in a new, highly controversial way — to reverse death

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Studies to treat vision loss and Parkinson’s disease are the first to proceed under new regulations

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Lawmakers in Austin have approved a bill authorizing unapproved stem cell therapies, putting Texas on track to become the first state to explicitly recognize the experimental treatments

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To the dismay of scientists. “It might give somebody like my wife a chance to walk,” Texas Representative Drew Springer said through tears late Thursday at the state Capitol in Austin. “I’d trade every one of my bills I’ve passed, every single one of them, to get the chance to hear HB 810.”

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The pork industry has always been creative about finding uses for pig byproducts

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Australian scientists are pushing for a relaxation of the laws surrounding gene editing technology to allow experiments to be performed on human embryos

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