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2017

Biotech With Big Dreams on Alzheimer's Recruits a Prion Pioneer to Its Board (January 4)

Were Women Foolish to Follow Angelina Jolie into BRCA Cancer Gene Testing? (January 5)

Sequencing a Genome for Less Than The Cost of an X-Ray? Not Quite Yet (January 11)

Loosened Blood Pressure Guidelines Stir Immediate Controversy (January 16)

New Rules Ease Consent Requirements for Scientists Using Patient Specimens (January 18)

How Compulsions Help Us manage Our Age of Anxiety (January 20)

Is Sunscreen More Protective Than a Beach Umbrella? (January 24)

First Human-Pig Chimeras Created, Sparking Hopes for Transplantable Organs--and Debate (January 26)

Crazy Like A Fox: Mental Health Experts Try to get Inside Trump's Mind (January 30)

Patients Treated by Foreign-Educated Doctors Are Less Likely to Die, Study Finds (February 2)

Waiting for the CRISPR Patent Decision? Here's What You Need to Know (February 6)

The Compulsion to Go Online Isn't An Illness. In Fact, It Shows How The Mind Works (February 8)

Penis Shrinkage, a Side-Effect of Prostate Cancer Surgery, Is Temporary, Study Finds (February 13)

No Red Line Against CRISPR'ing Early Embryos, Experts Rule (February 14)

Broad Institute Prevails in Heated Dispute Over CRISPR Patents (February 15)

The CRISPR Patent Decision: Your Six Takeaways (February 16)

Exclusive CRISPR Licenses Slow Development of Therapies, Legal Experts Argue (February 16)

In a Lab Pushing the Boundaries of Biology, an Embedded Ethicist Keeps Scientists in Check (February 23)

In Next Phase of CRISPR Patent Battle, Lots of California Dreamin', Say Experts (February 24)

One Boy's Cure Raises Hopes and Questions About Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease (March 1)

The Truth About 'Man Flu:' Does Influenza Make Men More Miserable Than Women? (March 2)

How Psychology Makes Sense of Trump's Conspiracy Theories (March 8)

Scientists Get Closer to Lab-Made Genome ()March 9)

House Republicans Would Let Employers Demand Workers' Genetic Test Results (March 10)


Three Patients Blinded by Stem Cell Procedure, Physicians Say (March 15)

Most Cancer Mutations Arise From 'Bad Luck,' But Many Cases Still Preventable, Researchers Say (March 23)


University of California's CRISPR Patent Win in Europe Likely to Be Challenged (March 28)

Psychological Need to Be Right Underlies Trump's Refusal to Concede Error (March 28)

She's Hellbent on Solving the Organ Shortage With Designer Pigs. Just Don't Keep Her Waiting. (April 6)

Before You Send Your Spit to 23andMe, What You Need to Know (April 7)

Mighty Morphed Brain Cells Cure Parkinson's in Mice, But Human Trials Are Still Far Off (April 10)

Should You Get Screened for Prostate Cancer? We Break Down the Latest Advice (April 11)

University of California Appeals CRISPR Patent Setback (April 13)

CRISPR Cousin SHERLOCK May Be Able to Track Down Diseases, Scientists Say (April 14) 

Cancer-Causing DNA Is Found In Some Stem Cells Being Used in Patients (April 26)

'Mini-Me' Brains-In-A-Dish Mimic Disease, Raise Hope for Eventual Therapies (April 26) 

CRISPR.com Was for Sale, And You Won't Guess Who Bought It (April 26)

In Small Alzheimer's Study, Hints of Modest Benefit From Unusual Drug (May 1)

Thousands of Men With Prostate Cancer Get Risky Treatment They Don't Need. New Approaches Could Curb That (May 4)

Can Cashews Keep Colon Cancer Patients Alive? Study Says Yes -- But Cautions Abound (May 17)


Trump Wasn't Always So Linguistically Challenged. What Could Explain the Change? (May 23)



CRISPR Stocks Sank on News The Gebe Editing Tool Can Veer Off Target. But That's Hardly News (May 30)

'A Feature, Not A Bug': George Chuirch Ascribes His Visionary Ideas to Narcolepsy (June 8)

CRISPR Pioneer Doudna Envisions A World of Woolly Mammoths and Unicorns (June 12) 

"Mini-brains in a Dish" Are More Sophisticated Than Ever. That's Raising Questions (June 15)

Psst, The Human Genome Was Never Completely Sequenced. Some Scientsists Say It Should Be (June 20)


With a Rapper's Death, Harsh Spotlight Falls on Slow Progress Against Sickle Cell (June 21)

In A Medical First, 'Long Read' DNA Sequencing Solves A Diagnostic Mystery (June 22)

When It Comes to Preventing Dementia, Not Much Is Proved To Work, Says Experrt Committee (June 22)

In Healthy Patients, Genome Sequencing Raises Alarms While Offering Few Benefits (June 26)

Trump Tweeted About A Dying Boy. Here's What You Need To Know About His Rare Disease (July 3)

Personalized Cancer Vaccines Vanquish Melanoma in Small But Encouraging Study (July 5)

New York Hospital Offers to Admit Charlie Gard, Baby At Center of Life-And-Death Legal Fight (July 6) 

Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgey Might Fuel metastasis (July 10)

Five Things to Know About the Experimental Tratment Charlie Gard Might Receive (July 17)

What to Know About Sen. John McCain's Cancer Diagnosis (July 19)

Mice Show Signs of Mental Disorder After Brains Injected With Cells From Schizophrenic Humans (July 20)

87 Experimental Therapies for Glioblastoma Are In the Works. Some Might Help McCain Now (July 21) 

Trump's New York Times Interview is a Window Into His Psyche (July 21) 

Psychiatry Group Tells members They Can Ignore 'Goldwater Rule' and Comment on Trump's Mental Health (July 25)

Using CRISPR, Scientists Efficiently Edit Genome of Viable Human Embryos (July 26)

US Scientists Edit Genome of Human Embryo, But Cast Doubt on Possibility of 'Designer Babies' (August 2)

Experts' Take: Look What CRISPR Didn't Do In Landmark Human Embryo Experiment (August 2) 

Can a 'Liquid Biopsy' Detect Cancer and Save Lives? (August 9)

Birth of CRISPR'd Pigs Advances Hopes for Turning Swine Into Organ Donors (August 10) 

Democrats in Congress to Explore Creating an Expert Panel on Trump's Mental Health (August 16) 






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