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CRISPR: No Cutting Required

“These deaminases solve the biggest problems with most previous genome-editing methods, including TALENSs, zinc finger nucleases, and Cas9, which is …

New study shows chronic fatigue syndrome may have to do with gut microbes

Chronic fatigue syndrome, perhaps more than any other disease, has a bad rap. It makes you debilitatingly tired from normal tasks but no amount of rest can help. There's no blood test or other easily read biomarkers, so many doctors are reluctant to diagnose the condition no matter how bad things …

Microbiology

The Next Wearable Technology Could Be Your Skin

Technology can be awkward. Our pockets are weighed down with ever-larger smartphones that are a pain to pull out when we’re in a rush. And attempts …

Sperm donor children ask questions about fathers at age three, first research of its kind finds

Children born of sperm donors and brought up by single mothers ask questions about who their father is from as young as three, a major study has found.<p>The Cambridge research - the first ever study to explore the feelings of those conceived by sperm donation - found unease and mixed feelings among …

A Big Breakthrough for Ovarian Cancer Patients

Image source: Getty Images.<p>A savvy decision by <b>Tesaro</b> to buy the rights to a novel anti-tumor drug from <b>Merck & Co.</b> for $7 million up front in 2012 has just paid off big for patients and Tesaro investors.<p>This past week, Tesaro reported results from a large late-stage study showing that niraparib …

Cancer