Should scientists be allowed to change DNA to prevent genetic disease?

Should scientists be allowed to change DNA to prevent genetic disease?
"I think the field has come together to say, 'Let's think about this together and go forward carefully,'" said Dr. Jeffrey Botkin, a professor of pediatrics and chief of medical ethics and humanities at the University of Utah. Botkin sat on the 12 …
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Matthews and Fuhrmann working to reform biomedical research training, career paths
UMass Medical School scientists C. Robert Matthews, PhD, and Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, are among 30 academic, industry and government experts convened by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to determine the actions …
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Buena Vista University student selected for 2016 URMED internship program
The student selected for the January 2016 URMED internship was Alexia Fisher, a senior biochemistry major from Glenwood. The URMED internship is awarded to select BVU pre-med students who have an interest in practicing rural medicine. During their …
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Achievers: Nazareth College students named to dean's list for 2015 fall semester

Achievers: Nazareth College students named to dean's list for 2015 fall semester
… Matthew Leverich, of Skaneateles, majoring in biochemistry; Brandon McArdell, of Baldwinsville, majoring in music education; Stacey McIntosh, of Cicero, majoring in nursing; Rachel Mertens, of Syracuse, majoring in communication sciences and …
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Clemson researchers receive .8 million for root study with broad
"Legumes have a special relationship with soil bacteria that know how to take nitrogen out of the air," said Frugoli, Alumni Distinguished Professor and associate chair of genetics and biochemistry at Clemson. "The plants make nodules in their roots …
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College athletics | Denison earns national community service award
After 352 of its athletes combined for 2,374 service hours in the 2014-15 school year, Denison University has won a national community service award. The National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators voted Denison the “array of projects …
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Arkansas Alumni Association Announces 2016 Student Alumni Board Executive Team

Arkansas Alumni Association Announces 2016 Student Alumni Board Executive Team
The Arkansas Alumni Association is pleased to announce the Student Alumni Board Executive Team for 2016. The Student Alumni Board serves as the … Sarah is a sophomore from Sheridan majoring in biochemistry/pre-pharmacy. This past year she was the …
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Oregon State scientists stop progression of ALS in mice, human trials could be
"We are shocked at how well this treatment can stop the progression of ALS," Joseph Beckman, lead author on this study and a professor of biochemistry and biophysics in the College of Science at Oregon State University, said in a statement. It's …
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Science And Engineering Fair Results
The results of the 2016 West Panhandle Science and Engineering Fair were announced his week an awards ceremony held at University of West Florida. The annual Science and Engineering Fair is a partnership of the College of Science and Engineering …
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Engineering foe into friend

Engineering foe into friend
In high school, he was fascinated by biology, chemistry, and the interface between the two — biochemistry. “I liked thinking about living systems, but I also liked understanding how they work and how chemistry drives an understanding of biology …
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Solutions to Central Campus security dilemmas presented at Academic Council
Patrick Casey, James B. Duke professor of pharmacology and cancer biology and professor of biochemistry, presented a proposal for joint sponsorship of the Ph.D. in integrated biology and medicine, a joint degree program with the Duke-NUS Medical …
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Apple Tried to Kill More Patents Than Anyone Else, By Far
… the different types of patent challenges and the types of patents being challenged – those related to communications and semiconductor turn up at PTAB most often, while those in the mechanical engineering and biochemistry categories are more rare.
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Intriguing gender differences found in autistic friendships

Intriguing gender differences found in autistic friendships
Could gender differences in the symptoms of autism mask their prevalence in girls? A recent study into autistic friendships highlights some striking asymmetries. [Girl holding autism sign] According to a new study, the way in which autistic boys and …
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Workshop to address innovations in health care delivery slated for Feb. 5
Workshop panelists include: James Broach, director, Penn State Hershey Institute for Personalized Medicine and chair, biochemistry and molecular biology, Penn State; Harleah Buck, assistant professor of nursing, Penn State; Chris DeFlitch, vice chair, …
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Excess folic acid intake causes lowered immune function in aged mice
Previous studies have shown an association between high folic acid intake and a reduction in the immune system defenses needed to fight viral infections and cancer. In a new study in mice published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, scientists …
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Volitionrx Limited (VNRX) Chief Medical Officer to Assume Full-Time Role

Volitionrx Limited (VNRX) Chief Medical Officer to Assume Full-Time Role
Volitionrx Limited (NYSE: VNRX) announced that Jason Terrell, MD transitioned to full-time status as Chief Medical Officer and Head of U.S. Operations, effective January 1, 2016. Dr. Terrell has served in a part-time capacity as the Company's … Dr …
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Ondo medical varsity admits 189
A statement by the University's Director of Communication and Public Relations, Prince Ademola Babalola, said the students were offered admissions in Medicine, Dentistry, Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry. The statement reads: “The pioneer students …
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Otto Montalvo, emergency medical technician and biomedical student, dies at 26
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Otto Montalvo, 26, of Westerleigh, an emergency medical technician who will be remembered for his great smile and generous spirit, died Wednesday at home, after a long illness. Born and raised in Castleton Corners, he moved to …
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Global Biochemistry Analyzer Market 2016 Industry Share, Size, Trends

Global Biochemistry Analyzer Market 2016 Industry Share, Size, Trends
Biochemistry-Analyzer1 The market report, titled Biochemistry Analyzer Market 2016, is an analytical research done by QY Market Research study based on the Biochemistry Analyzer market, which analyzes the competitive framework of the Biochemistry …
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SEND-GHANA presents Biochemistry Analyzer to Bawku Hospital
He noted that the issue of maternal mortality comes about as a result of untimely treatment of clients and so with the Biochemistry Analyzer, “we can do a range of tests that will also facilitate the quick decision of the doctors so that they can give …
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In defence of pathogenic proteins ETH Zurich
For Yves Barral, Professor of Biochemistry at ETH Zurich, the view of the ageing process as a consequence of flawed cell function and disease is too narrow. It ignores the fact that the mentioned so-called prion-like protein accumulations could have a …
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