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The government plan to make radiation-proof CRISPR soldiers

(Illustration by Eva Redamonti)

Big demand for young blood
A startup is once again offering young blood transfusions.
A brain implant for blindness
The device is creating artificial vision for a handful of patients.
CRISPR diagnostics
The gene-editing tool could allow cheap, at-home testing.
What's in a brain?
Post-mortem brains could reveal the roots of psychiatric disorders.
23andMe and kids
Should you get your underage child a DNA test?
AI could boost IVF success
Machine learning might be able to pick the best embryos for IVF.
Preserving fertility
Ovarian tissue freezing is considered experimental. Maybe it shouldn't be.
Self-experimentation ethics
Do you need permission to study yourself?
Editing out sickle cell
Long underserved, sickle cell patients see hope in CRISPR.
Using AI to spot Alzheimer's
Earlier diagnosis could help researchers developing drugs.
The three-parent baby doctor
Meet the fertility doctor trying to sell a controversial IVF technique.
Families driving cures
Determined parents are moving the needle on gene therapy.
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