I am astonished, once again, by the complexity and unpredictability of science. Last week, a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) reported that gene therapy to treat a form of
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Juice was an impulse buy. It was early July 2003, and we were headed to the mall for a gift for Carly, about to turn 15. We parked near a bus equipped as an animal
More than a decade before Sally Temple, PhD, and her husband Jeffrey Stern, MD, PhD, discovered stem cells in human eyes, they suspected the cells would be there. They knew it from the salamanders. A SPECIAL
My immune system is still on hyperdrive from what may have been the flu 3 weeks ago. I qualify my self-diagnosis because I never had a test to tell whether viruses or bacteria had invaded
In 1729, Jonathan Swift of Gulliver’s Travels fame published a satirical essay called “A Modest Proposal.” He suggested that a cure for poverty was for poor people to sell their children to rich people as food.