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Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new possibilities around how we can not only slow them down, but possibly even reverse them. A new breakthrough
Antioxidant Found to Wind Back the Clock on Blood Vessel Function by Up to 20 Years
aweGene | 09 April
Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new
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New CRISPR Class Expands Genetic Engineering Toolbox
New CRISPR Class Expands Genetic Engineering Toolbox
aweGene | 09 April
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have used a previously unexplored CRISPR technology to accurately regulate and edit genomes in human cells.With this
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5 Life Lessons from Your Immune System
5 Life Lessons from Your Immune System
aweGene | 08 April
Scientists love analogies. We use them continually to communicate our scientific approaches and discoveries.As an immunologist, it strikes me that many of our
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DNA Just One of More Than 1 Million Possible Genetic Molecules, Scientists Find
aweGene | 07 April
Scientists used a computer program to uncover more than 1 million molecules that could potentially store genetic information, just like DNA.DNA and its
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Accelerating Data-Driven Discoveries
Accelerating Data-Driven Discoveries
aweGene | 06 April
As technologies like single-cell genomic sequencing, enhanced biomedical imaging, and medical “internet of things” devices proliferate, key discoveries about
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How Much Can We Delay Aging? A Gene Therapy Trial Is About to Find Out
How Much Can We Delay Aging? A Gene Therapy Trial Is About to Find Out
aweGene | 05 April
Aging is reversible.It’s still a somewhat controversial idea in humans. Yet recent attempts at delaying - or even reversing - diseases that pop up with age in
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Gene Editing Transforms Gel into Shape-Shifting Smart Material
Gene Editing Transforms Gel into Shape-Shifting Smart Material
aweGene | 02 April
Is there anything CRISPR can’t do? Scientists have wielded the gene-editing tool to make scores of genetically modified organisms, as well as to
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Five Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things
Five Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things
aweGene | 01 April
What if our homes were alive? I don’t mean smart homes with the disembodied voice of Alexa deciding the setting for your living room spotlights. I
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4 Ways to Keep the Momentum Rolling on Mental Health
4 Ways to Keep the Momentum Rolling on Mental Health
aweGene | 29 March
Mental health is a key ingredient of human capital, but has remained one of the most neglected areas of health. For example, countless millions of people are
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A New Anti-Aging Therapy Is Starting Its First Human Trial
A New Anti-Aging Therapy Is Starting Its First Human Trial
aweGene | 27 March
Recent research on longevity is making the idea of an elixir of life sound increasingly plausible. But a startup that’s started selling a $1 million anti-
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Two-thirds of People Experiencing a Mental Health Challenge go Unsupported
Two-thirds of People Experiencing a Mental Health Challenge go Unsupported
aweGene | 27 March
Where to draw the line between policing and protecting is an age-old ethical dilemma, and one that’s felt keenly when it comes to mental health.A range of
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Where Will Evolution Take Us in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
Where Will Evolution Take Us in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
aweGene | 26 March
The study of evolution allows us to reconstruct the past and to understand how life evolved from simple to complex organisms. Evolutionary reasoning can help
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