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Scientists convened this week in Washington, D.C. to discuss ethical concerns regarding CRISP-Cas9 genome editing.
Diversity lags in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.
Biomedical startups lack women (Minnesota Daily)
A recent study confirmed biomedical research advances are slow and built on a broad base of scientific knowledge. All scientists everywhere nod heads in agreement.
Change the Course of Biomedical History (Washington Monthly)
Lorenz Studer, who received a MacArthur Foundation genius grant, hopes to treat Parkinson’s patients with stem cell neuron transplants.
Ask a MacArthur genius: Can transplanted brain cells cure Parkinson’s? (The Washington Post)
The National Institutes of Health to dedicate $10M from the Common Fund for research to analyze, synthesize and characterize glycans.
NIH Dedicates Funds to Carbohydrate Science (BioPharm International)