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A flurry of recent findings highlight a contentious question in this area
A next-generation cochlear implant might allow the hearing-impaired to listen to music and cope with noise
Activating the reward system boosts anti-tumor immunity in mice
The controversy over how many genes are contained in the human genome continues to simmer
The preliminary findings raise questions about one of the ways this tech edits genomes
Three patients in Japan will receive the experimental therapy in the next year
The swallowable device looks promising in pigs
A new technique could replace the need for human embryos in some lab experiments
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Researchers are intent on decoding body-brain nerve signals to diagnose ailments
China’s move is expected to complement other countries’ related initiatives
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“There’s no evidence in my mind that it’s going to work”
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