Medicine

02.01.16
UK scientists get permission to 'gene edit' human embryos
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UK scientists get permission to 'gene edit' human embryos

They still need "ethical approval" though.

By N. Summers,   02.01.16
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02.01.16
Researchers are looking into how to use cryotherapy safely
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Researchers are looking into how to use cryotherapy safely

After a cryotherapy death last year, researchers are looking into the unregulated therapy.

By M. Smith,   02.01.16
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01.30.16
ICYMI: Printing in 4D, solar panel breakthrough and more
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ICYMI: Printing in 4D, solar panel breakthrough and more

3D printing has gone old-school.

By K. Davis,   01.30.16
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01.29.16
Scientists predict human thought in real time, nearly every time
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Scientists predict human thought in real time, nearly every time

Researchers at the University of Washington tracked perception at the speed of thought.

By J. Conditt,   01.29.16
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01.29.16
ICYMI: Cheaper exo suits, radical plane design and more
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ICYMI: Cheaper exo suits, radical plane design and more

We hardly need superheroes anymore.

By K. Davis,   01.29.16
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01.28.16
Walgreens is beginning to break up with Theranos
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Walgreens is beginning to break up with Theranos

The pharmacy is closing down a blood testing center and will stop sending samples to Theranos.

By D. Hardawar,   01.28.16
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01.28.16
WHO: Zika virus is a threat of 'alarming proportions'
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WHO: Zika virus is a threat of 'alarming proportions'

Zika's spread has been "explosive," says the organization's head.

By D. Hardawar,   01.28.16
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01.28.16
Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia
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Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia

Gene variants and broken neural links may be to blame.

By J. Fingas,   01.28.16
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01.27.16
Flexible sweat sensors monitor fluids while you exercise
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Flexible sweat sensors monitor fluids while you exercise

Future wearables might track a lot more than your heart rate or step count.

By J. Fingas,   01.27.16
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