December 6, 2016

Weekly Biomedicine Newsletter

 

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Paging Dr. House: Technology can now help diagnose rare diseases with the snapshot of a face

Many genetic conditions come with clues in a person’s face, and new technology can help doctors diagnose them.

 
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After a new type of cancer treatment causes recent patient deaths, what’s next for the field?

Companies are racing to develop a new type of cancer therapy, but scientists are still assessing its safety.

 
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Would you feel sexy wearing Eau de Extinction?

Synthetic biologists seek to make perfumes from extinct trees and flowers.

 
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To shield crops from disease, scientists want to use insects to carry protective genes to plants

DARPA scientists think they can use insects to deliver genetic changes to crops.

 
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