The goal is to create the continent’s first cross-disciplinary guidelines for collecting, storing and sharing data and specimens

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For each adult saved by this machine — dubbed ECMO, for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation — another adult hooked up to the equipment dies in the hospital. For those patients, the intervention is a very expensive, labor-intensive and unsuccessful effort to cheat death

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Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated

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Host Bethany Brookshire leads a panel of three amazing guests to talk about the promise and perils of CRISPR, and what happens now that CRISPR babies have (maybe?) been born. Featuring science writer Tina Saey, molecular biologist Anne Simon, and bioethicist Alan Regenberg.

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Emily Cochrane writes, “He was an Eagle Scout who had passed calculus and spoke some Mandarin. I was determined to meet him.”

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But they’re learning hard lessons along the way. The numbers are encouraging, but only a start, educators say

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Inhumane or Unavoidable?

June 17, 2019

As Congress scrutinizes an increase in monkey research, scientists defend its necessity

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“We can’t stop progress with words on paper,” Denis Rebrikov said, when asked about international efforts to ban such research. Rebrikov spoke about his plans, addressing the scientific arguments against his CCR5 target and specifics about his ultimate aims and the prospect of his controversial experiment moving forward

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