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Gene Therapy For Brain Disorders Delivered by Eye Drops

<b>New system uses MRI for non-invasive monitoring of gene expression, treatment effect.</b><p>A research team including NIBIB-funded scientists has developed …

40 Years of Stanford Research Found That People with This One Quality Are More Likely to Succeed

In the 1960s, a Stanford professor named Walter Mischel began conducting a series of important psychological studies.<p>During his experiments, Mischel …

Self-improvement

This Entrepreneur Wants You To Stop Using Toilet Paper

Miki Agrawal gets really fired up about how Americans clean themselves after a Number 2.<p>“All over the world — in Europe, Asia, the Middle East – people use bidets. Using toilet paper to clean your butt is barbaric!,” says Agrawal, full of incredulation.<p>Agrawal today launched Tushy, a bidet product …

Home Depot

Why biomedical superstars are signing on with Google

Tech firm’s ambitious goals and abundant resources attract life scientists.<p>Free tasty food, brightly coloured bicycles and high salaries are …

Health Care

The super-laboratories bringing the UK to the forefront of life sciences

UK is shaking up its research community with four futuristic research projects that will drive our economy<p>When the Francis Crick Institute opens its doors in November this year, in London’s Euston, it will be the largest biomedical laboratory in Europe. The £700-million, 93,000-square-metre glassed …

How Prescription Drugs Get So Wildly Expensive

Martin Shkreli is the Internet's villain of the week. After buying and then immediately jacking up the price of a drug that treats a potentially …

How Elizabeth Holmes' Billion-Dollar Drug Company, Theranos, Won by Playing the Long Game | Inc.com

Steve Jobs had massive ambition, but Holmes's is arguably larger. While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. …

Genetic Engineering