Eleven years ago, NPR's Melissa Block followed a group of first-year medical students in one gross anatomy lab as they confronted cadavers and mortality. She checks back in with one of those students.
A startup that wants to make it easier to tweak our genes just got $120 million from investors including Bill Gates
Editas Medicine, a company aimed at providing technologies that enable scientists to tweak our genes, just raised $120 million to continue studying a novel new technology that could make this far easier.
The computing giant announced plans last week to acquire the medical imaging company Merge Healthcare, Inc. for $1 billion later this year. IBM plans to train Watson using Merge's collection of 30 billion
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