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Walgreen’s Will Be First to Retail Personal Genomics Tests, if the FDA Allows it
Walgreen’s is ready to plunge headlong into the brave new world of personal genomics retailing, becoming the first retailer to...
FDA Approves First Cancer Vaccine, Heralding a New Era in Treatment
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved its first-ever cancer vaccine, ushering in a new era of cancer treatments....
A Material Based on Sharkskin Stops Bacterial Breakouts
A whale’s skin is easily glommed up with barnacles, algae, bacteria and other sea creatures, but sharks stay squeaky-clean. Although...
Readers Wonder: Are Artificial Sweeteners Killing Me?
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The FDA finds dangerous levels of medications in weight-loss supplements
Are You Going to Eat That?
The endowment effect on your eating habits
FDA Approves First-Ever Stem Cell Clinical Trial
After a four-year review process, the first clinical trial of stem cells in humans is approved
Cloned Beef: It’s What’s For Dinner
Irina Polejaeva has the secret to the perfect steak, but is America ready for her recipe?
The Seafood Bandage
A new powder made from shrimp stops serious bleeding-fast
My Little Brother on Drugs
Last July, 9-year-old Alex Everett received his first shot of synthetic human growth hormone--an injection he will get every night for eight years. Alex is not sick--he is short. Should we be treating stature as a medical condition?