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A New Era of Designer Babies May Be Based on Overhyped Science
Genetic Engineering

A New Era of Designer Babies May Be Based on Overhyped Science

Genetic testing with IVF is being marketed as a means to choose a healthy embryo, despite questions about the soundness of the technology

By Laura Hercher
Trailblazing Transgender Doctor Saved Countless Lives
Behavior

Trailblazing Transgender Doctor Saved Countless Lives

After transitioning in 1917, Alan L. Hart helped alter medical history

By Leo DeLuca
Why Sports Concussions Are Worse For Women
Exercise

Why Sports Concussions Are Worse For Women

As women’s soccer, rugby and other sports gain popularity, scientists are racing to understand how the female brain responds to head injury

By Katharine Sanderson and Nature magazine

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    How Designer DNA Is Changing Medicine

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