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Better Than Chemo: Turmeric Kills Cancer Not Patients

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Scientists want to rethink bans on tinkering with human embryo DNA

Tweaking human embryo DNA is no longer a theoretical prospect. Rapid advances in “genome editing” technology mean that scientists can now efficiently and precisely modify DNA.<p>The only thing stopping them are a range of laws, guidelines and other restrictions, which an international group of experts …

Genetics

Cancer patient receives 3D-printed ribs in world-first surgery

(Credit: Anatomics)A Spanish cancer patient has received a 3D-printed titanium sternum and rib cage.Suffering from a chest wall sarcoma (a type of …

What might we do with the genomics of the entire planet? – Dawn Field

In case you weren’t paying attention, a lot has been happening in the science of genomics over the past few years. It is, for example, now possible …

Genetics

A new set of drugs could revolutionize the never-ending battle against high cholesterol — but there's a huge catch

But, with most new ways to treat an existing problem, it's not that simple.<p>The old methods in the battle against high cholesterol include changes in diet and a type of pill known as a statin, which is a drug that prevents the body from making more bad cholesterol, a defensive move.<p>And a new class …