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Harvard Scientists Pinpoint ‘Ground Zero’ of Aging in Mouse Embryo Study
Harvard Scientists Pinpoint ‘Ground Zero’ of Aging in Mouse Embryo Study
aweGene | 18 July
How do old cells in adult humans give rise to the youthful cells found in infants? New research suggests they reset to their lowest biological age in early
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23andMe’s Huge Covid-19 Study Draws Links Between the Virus and Our Genetics
23andMe’s Huge Covid-19 Study Draws Links Between the Virus and Our Genetics
aweGene | 18 July
Last spring, in a race against Covid-19, 23andMe launched an ambitious study to answer a question on everyone’s minds: who’s likely to get sick, or
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Breakthrough CRISPR Gene Therapy Could Be a ‘One and Done’ Injection
Breakthrough CRISPR Gene Therapy Could Be a ‘One and Done’ Injection
aweGene | 17 July
CRISPR gene editing has had a big decade. The technology, which earned two of its discovers a Nobel Prize in 2020, can target and edit genes more easily than
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Treating the Brain Through the Stomach: Tweaking the Gut Microbiome Slowed ALS in Mice
Treating the Brain Through the Stomach: Tweaking the Gut Microbiome Slowed Alzheimer in Mice
aweGene | 16 July
Ask any neuroscientist 20 years ago if gut bug excrement could slow down an untreatable brain disease, and they’d brush off the idea without a second thought.
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Delaying Aging
Delaying Aging Would Bring Trillions of Dollars in Economic Gains, Study Finds
aweGene | 15 July
People are living longer than ever, but there’s growing recognition that longer life expectancy is of little use unless we also delay the 
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How One Round of Gene Therapy Fixed 48 Kid’s Immune Systems
How One Round of Gene Therapy Fixed 48 Kid’s Immune Systems
aweGene | 15 July
Gene therapy has shown promise in recent years for treating a range of diseases, including sickle-cell anemia, hemophilia, various forms of 
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WHO issues new recommendations on human genome editing for the advancement of public health
WHO issues new recommendations on human genome editing for the advancement of public health
aweGene | 12 July
Two new companion reports released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) provide the first global recommendations to help establish human
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Genetic Engineering
Genetic Engineering
aweGene | 07 July
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Scientists Catch Jumping Genes Rewiring Genomes
Scientists Catch Jumping Genes Rewiring Genomes
aweGene | 17 May
Roughly 500 million years ago, something that would forever change the course of eukaryotic development was brewing in the genome of some lucky organism: a
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These are the World’s Top Medical Schools in 2021
These are the World’s Top Medical Schools in 2021
aweGene | 04 May
The latest rankings of the world’s top medical schools are again dominated by the United States and the UK, with Harvard listed number one for the sixth
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Researchers Read the Sugary ‘Language’ on Cell Surfaces
Researchers Read the Sugary ‘Language’ on Cell Surfaces
aweGene | 04 May
When Pascal Gagneux envisions malaria parasites and other pathogens interacting with the surfaces of a host’s cells, he pictures a miniature
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How to Switch to Remote Working
How to Switch to Remote Working
aweGene | 26 April
After decades spent in offices, the idea of working remotely seemed alien to a large part of the population even back in 2019, especially to those who have
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We Must Move on from Neoliberalism in the post-COVID Era
We Must Move on from Neoliberalism in the post-COVID Era
aweGene | 23 April
No event since World War II’s end has had as profound a global impact as COVID-19. The pandemic has triggered a public health and economic crisis on a scale
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Scientist George Church Is Auctioning Off His Genome as an NFT
Scientist George Church Is Auctioning Off His Genome as an NFT
aweGene | 22 April
You’ve probably heard the acronym NFT over the last couple months. Non-fungible tokens have been all over the news, seeming to become a sensation—one
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Tonight's Sky: April
Tonight's Sky: April
aweGene | 03 April
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