Two experimental trials bode well for gaining control of the hemorrhagic viral disease

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Science’s Big Scandal

April 3, 2015

Even legitimate publishers are faking peer review

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Bioethicist Art Caplan said Stokes’s case was a difficult one to begin with, but Tuesday’s events don’t change anything. “The bottom line is I don’t really think today’s sad events mean two years ago we shouldn’t have given him a chance,” Caplan said. “We didn’t know what would happen to him.”

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West Virginians are most likely to report near-daily use of drugs or medications that alter their mood or help them relax, followed by residents of Rhode Island. Southern states make up six of the top 10 highest drug use states, while Alaskans, Wyomingites and Californians are least likely to say they use such drugs almost every day

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The Cleveland Clinic, one of the largest hospitals in the country, has cut its charity care spending — or the cost of free care provided to patients who can’t afford to pay — to $101 million in 2014 compared with $171 million in 2013

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Discovery expands potential CRISPR toolbox for treating genetic diseases in humans

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Our central point in this blog is that all of the concerns that have so far been expressed in relation to germline editing are concerns for any new technology. Research ethics processes exist to ensure the protection of human participants in such research. There is already a moratorium on, and discouragement of, unsafe research

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State governor Doug Ducey passes law as part of broader anti-abortion legislation, but most doctors say claim is wrong and not supported by facts

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