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08.24.17
Robotic exoskeletons improve mobility for kids with cerebral palsy
08.24.17

Robotic exoskeletons improve mobility for kids with cerebral palsy

The researchers hope to use the tech for walking and long-term therapy.

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08.05.16
NIH might start funding human-animal chimera studies
08.05.16

NIH might start funding human-animal chimera studies

As you can guess, these experiments raise a lot of ethical concerns.

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06.17.16
First US CRISPR gene editing trial in humans seeks approval
06.17.16

First US CRISPR gene editing trial in humans seeks approval

The federal board in charge of monitoring cutting-edge human experiments is meeting next week to discuss the gene-editing technique.

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05.22.16
Alcohol measuring wristband wins government competition
05.22.16

Alcohol measuring wristband wins government competition

BACtrack Skyn detects alcohol levels from your sweat.

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01.12.16
President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'
01.12.16

President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'

He also aims to cure cancer and address climate change.

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12.03.15
World's first in-human gene-editing treatment will tackle hemophilia
12.03.15

World's first in-human gene-editing treatment will tackle hemophilia

This controversial medical method could prevent people from spontaneously bleeding to death internally.

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05.05.15
NIH bans funding for genetic engineering of human embryos
05.05.15

NIH bans funding for genetic engineering of human embryos

Researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China made headlines late last month upon an...

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07.31.14
Google-backed 23andMe gets public money for DNA research
07.31.14

Google-backed 23andMe gets public money for DNA research

Genetic testing firm 23andMe might not be on good terms with the FDA, but it impressed the Nationa...

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01.29.13
Vice President Biden reiterates need to research violent video games
01.29.13

Vice President Biden reiterates need to research violent video games

On January 16, President Obama asked Congress to approve a $500 million plan with the goal of supp...

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