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Why the Gene Editors of Tomorrow Need to Study Ethics Today

WIRED ICON<p><b>Jennifer Doudna</b>, Crispr pioneer<p>NOMINATES<p><b>Jiwoo Lee</b>, Crispr wunderkind, Stanford sophomore<p>Two years after biochemist Jennifer Doudna helped …

Genetics

Could cancer be fought with 'cockle-chemo'? Sugars from the molluscs are as effective as some chemotherapy drugs, study reveals

Cockles could be used to treat cancer, a study has claimed.<p>Trials have found sugars extracted from the seaside snack are able to stop various types …

Tumors

Molecule produced during fasting has anti-aging effect on vascular system

Diet trends like intermittent fasting and ketogenesis are proving wildly popular for their rapid weight-loss effects, but scientists are also …

Anti-aging

Cell fusion potentiates tumor heterogeneity and reveals circulating hybrid cells that correlate with stage and survival

• G. H. Heppner<p>, Tumor heterogeneity.Cancer Res. 44, 2259–2265 (1984).<p>A. Marusyk,<br>• K. Polyak<p>, Tumor heterogeneity: Causes and consequences.Biochim. …

Cancer Cells

Ted Cruz Loses Last Scrap of Dignity, Writes Tribute to His Bully, Donald Trump

Cruz.<p>During the Republican campaign, Donald Trump attacked Ted Cruz’s father and wife and branded him “Lyin’ Ted,” and Cruz attempted to demonstrate …

Ted Cruz

Cancer deaths estimated at 9.6 million this year as populations age

Health news<p>Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight of all deaths among men and one in 11 among women, the World Health Organization's cancer research agency said on Wednesday.<p>In a report detailing prevalence and death rates from many different types of …

Breast Cancer

Norm Macdonald spent an interview defending Roseanne Barr and Louis C.K.

“Of course, people will go, ‘What about the victims?’ But you know what? The victims didn’t have to go through that.”<p>On Tuesday, comedian Norm Macdonald spoke to the Hollywood Reporter in defense of nonpolitical comedy. In the process, he got very political.<p>Over the course of the interview, …

Norm Macdonald

Breast cancer: Discovery of new factor may improve therapy

New research has found yet another mechanism involved in the development of breast cancer. This finding could lead to more targeted therapeutic …

Breast Cancer

Flush Away Fat and Feel Your Energy Soar With a 'Liver Reboot' Detox Diet

After Mehmet Oz, M.D., revealed his latest weight-loss breakthrough on a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, many women immediately dove into the diet …

Nutrition

Scientists Trace The Origin of Cystic Fibrosis to a Mysterious Group of Europeans

No one knows how the mutation became so common.<p>Imagine the thrill of discovery when more than 10 years of research on the origin of a common genetic …

Anthropology

Common chemo drug may cause heart toxicity

New research suggests that the widely used chemotherapy drug doxorubicin may cause heart toxicity, potentially leading to congestive heart …

CAR-T therapy works for some blood cancers, but can we make it work for brain tumours?

A powerful new anti-cancer therapy, called CAR-T, has shown great promise in treating blood cancers. Last year, the Food and Drug Administration …

Cancer cells destroyed with two antipsychotic drugs

Some cancers survive on high cholesterol levels. New research uses antipsychotic drugs to "starve" these cancer cells of cholesterol.<p>Some studies …

​"Double punch" treatment fights cancer while reducing kidney damage side effects

Cancer treatment is often a case of robbing Peter to pay Paul. You may well have some success with chemotherapy, but subsequent damage to otherwise …

Alt-Right Troll To Father Killer: The Unraveling Of Lane Davis

<b>Nearly everyone on Samish Island</b> knew Chuck Davis, a bighearted retiree who lived in the handsome gray shingle house with the best view of Samish …

Postpartum Statistics In African American Mothers Have Hospitals Reevaluating Training

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> According to the CDC, nearly four million babies are born in the U.S. every year. But mixed in with that joy are stories of …

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’: Andy Samberg Says It’s a ‘Good Moment’ For the Inclusive Comedy to Distance Itself from Fox

No longer tied to Fox News' parent company, the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" cast and crew celebrated NBC's Season 6 renewal with an ecstatic Comic-Con crowd.<p>…

A balloon of Trump as a 20-foot-tall angry baby has been cleared to fly over London for his diplomatic visit next week

London's mayor on Thursday gave a group permission to fly a 20-foot-tall balloon depicting President Donald Trump as an angry baby over London when the president visits the city later this month.<p>Mayor Sadiq Khan described the stunt as a "peaceful protest."<p>The group's plan is to suspend the balloon …

Donald Trump

How Does Scott Pruitt Still Have a Job?

It’s hard to make it through 24 hours without discovering a new layer of corruption in Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Protection Agency. The climate …

Apache woman, in odd twist, has key to new US border wall

SAN BENITO (UNITED STATES) (AFP) -<p>She does not identify as Mexican or American. Eloisa Tamez is Lipan Apache and her ancestors owned this land a century before the war that imposed the boundary between Mexico and Texas.<p>Now a hulking border wall crosses her backyard, something she says feels like a …

Immigration Reform

Which States Might Ban Abortion If Roe V. Wade Is Overturned? There's A Lot

With the news of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement from the bench, talk of <i>Roe v. Wade</i> getting repealed naturally comes to mind due …

Kentucky cuts dental, vision care for up to 460k people

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration cut dental and vision coverage for as many as 460,000 Kentuckians after his Medicaid overhaul plan …

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Immune System

'It's Not Positive!': Dutch Prime Minister Contradicts Trump and Laughs in His Face in the Oval Office

Click here for reuse options! It was a stunning moment for a White House meeting.Most foreign leaders have tried to play nice with President Donald …

Cancer immunotherapy 'could be safer' with natural killer cells

Scientists have developed an immunotherapy that uses immune cells cultured from stem cells instead of cells that are taken from patients to seek and …

Cancer Cells

Trump Now Wants Those Who Cross Border Illegally Deported 'Immediately'

Donald Trump is now cracking down on his desire to immediately deport people who have crossed the U.S. border illegally and said that U.S. …

Dynamite

The tragedy of our exploding ghettos has historical roots in the false expectations of the Reconstruction era, as well as in the refusal of American citizens to sense the frustration and violence gathering in the slums. Stokely Carmichael and Charles Hamilton trace this legacy.<p>Black people now hold …

Detroit activists rally against 'zero tolerance' immigration policies

In one of numerous protests around the state and country Saturday, Detroit activists rallied against the division of immigrant families and the …

Rising Cost Of PrEP To Prevent HIV Infection Pushes It Out Of Reach For Many

Public health officials are expanding efforts to get the HIV prevention pill into the hands of those at risk, in a nationwide effort to curb infections. But the officials are hitting roadblocks — the drug's price tag, which has surged in recent years, and changes in insurance coverage that put a …

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

WASHINGTON — The pitched battle looming over the Supreme Court, along with a jolt to the Democratic leadership at the ballot box last Tuesday, is threatening to shatter the already fragile architecture of the Democratic Party, as an activist rebellion on the left and a lurch to the right in …

Democratic Party