Alan MacLeod writes, “The media invites us to be inspired by wholly unnecessary crises like UFC hopeful Jordan Williams, who uses dog insulin because he doesn’t have insurance”

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Here are some contenders…Konrad Gomez-Haibach is only 15. But he’s vying, alongside more than two dozen college professors and science professionals, for a chance to help define the National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) research agenda for the next decade through its 2026 Big Idea Machine competition

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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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By voice vote, the full Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives today restored language to a 2020 spending bill that bars the FDA from considering requests to approve any clinical trial “in which a human embryo is intentionally created or modified to include a heritable genetic modification.”

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In a decision expected to send a chill through the booming stem cell industry, a federal judge ruled in favor of the Food and Drug Administration on Monday in a lawsuit against a Florida-based stem cell company whose treatments have blinded at least four patients

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Matteo, 25, a suitor on The Bachelorette, says he is a sperm donor with 114 kids—is that too many? The US has never considered this issue a necessary one to regulate. While countries such as the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands limit how many children a single donor can have

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Setting US drug prices based on prices paid in other countries could also improve affordability for Medicare beneficiaries according to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins, including our Michael DiStefano

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Summer Bummer

April 30, 2019

The snake struck a 9-year-old hiker at dusk on a nature trail. The outrageous bills struck her parents a few weeks later

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