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CRISPR: The Next Step Forward in Eradicating Congenital Diseases

This event marks yet another milestone for the gene editing technology. This time, CRISPR will be used on a living person’s genome to treat a disease.

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Google Wants to Slow Down Aging, But at What Price?

This year Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG), formerly known as Google, has been in a full court press to leverage their massively advanced computing infrastructure to figure out a way to do

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This Is Truly a Game Changer in the Battle Against Cancer

The old math trick of adding two negatives together to make a positive has been leading a new charge in the world of fighting cancer. Earlier this year, researchers at

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These Adorable Pet Pigs Could Save Thousands of Human Lives

Researchers at the genomics institute BGI in Shenzen have now focused their sites on editing the genes of Bama pigs to make them into tiny, adorable pets!

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Hillary Clinton: Crashing Biotech in Just 21 Words

On Monday we saw a 21-word tweet from Hillary Clinton cost the biotech sector $40 billion in market cap in just one day.

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Scientists Just Discovered Vaccines That Are 1,000-Times Better

Of the 60 million-plus Americans who got the flu shot in 2009, only 1.6% were truly protected.

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Venom Therapy: Who Knew a Wasp Could Cure Cancer!

Scientists have discovered that the venom of a Polybia paulista, better known as a Brazilian Wasp, can actually attack cancer cells and kill them.

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Medical Breakthrough: Targeting The Growth of Cancer Cells

If you’ve ever known someone with cancer, you know the terrible side effects of the disease… mutated cells replicating throughout the body, slowly taking over vital organs, until they stop

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Two Google Spinoffs Making a Splash in Biotechnology

Earlier this month, Google announced it was restructuring the company by creating a parent company called Alphabet and spinning out its major divisions underneath into their own distinct companies. This

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Pigs Solve A Major Medical Problem

Between 1991 and present day, the number of people on organ transplant lists has grown six fold, from roughly 23,000 per year to over 121,000. That’s right, enough to fill