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Cancer: beyond speciation.

Source: PubMed A good account of the nature of cancer should provide not only a description of its consistent features, but also how they arise, how they are maintained, why conventional chemotherapy succeeds, and fails, and where to look for … Continue reading

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Fetal gene screening comes to market

Source: Nature News Non-invasive procedure could make prenatal testing easier, but it comes with ethical problems. Until last week, scrutinizing a fetus’s DNA for indications of genetic abnormalities meant tapping into the mother’s womb with a needle. Now there’s a … Continue reading

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