The arrival of gene-therapy cures could transform medicine, but business questions linger.
A pioneering biotech scales back plans to rejuvenate women’s eggs for IVF.
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Researchers believe a blow to the head temporarily disrupts the way the brain processes spoken sound.
Stanford researchers are using patients’ own skin cells to correct a rare, debilitating skin disorder.
The British government has given the green light for a technique that will let parents-to-be sidestep mitochondrial disease.
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The legal battle over who invented the powerful gene-editing tool isn’t likely to dim hopes for better crops and powerful new medical treatments.
Finding telltale mutations in tumors and targeting those cancers with precisely selected drugs is the newest front in the war on cancer. Now researchers just have to figure out why it doesn’t work for everyone.