July 26, 2016

Weekly Biomedicine Newsletter

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Gene therapy divides families as science picks who lives and dies

New DNA fix stops brain-destroying terminal illness, but only if it’s given early enough.

 
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Neuroscientists can now map any human brain that comes their way

Human Connectome Project neuroscientists have created a program to make individualized brain maps.

 
 

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The Long Road to Obama’s Cancer Moonshot

We’ve tried to cure cancer before. Will this time be different?

 
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Four reasons why it’s so difficult to make precision medicine work

For starters, it’s too expensive and the science isn’t advanced enough.

 
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Why the promise of a plant that glows has left backers in the dark

Do-it-yourself biologists who hit the crowdfunding jackpot have learned that genetic engineering isn’t so easy after all.

 
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