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TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Decades later, it’s still hard to grasp what the federal government did to hundreds of black men in rural Alabama — even if you’re among their descendants, lighting candles in their memory.

For 40 years starting in...

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One of every three genetic tests examined by a team of researchers at the San Diego Naval Medical Center shouldn’t have been prescribed, a finding that adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that genetic tests are routinely overused...

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BIOLOGY HAS EMERGED as one of the most important technology platforms of the 21st century. With the arrival of the gene-editing...

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Being Human in a Biotech Age, a film series at UC Berkeley organized by the Center for Genetics and...

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Being Human in a Biotech Age, a film series at UC Berkeley organized by the Center for Genetics and...

The prospect of plants that glow in the night gleamed brightly four years ago. And shuffled back into the darkness...

23andMe is getting a re-start of sorts. The company that put direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing on the map hit a...

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Pat Reilly had good reason to worry about Alzheimer’s disease: Her mother had it, and she saw firsthand the havoc it could wreak on a family, much of it financial.

So Ms. Reilly, 77, a retired social worker in Ann...

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Should scientists give results to participants in research studies if they haven’t been validated in a clinical lab?

SALT LAKE CITY—In the mid-2000s, when Vicki Rieke’s mom was being treated for her second bout of colon cancer in a hospital...

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BIOLOGY HAS EMERGED as one of the most important technology platforms of the 21st century. With the arrival of the gene-editing technology Crispr, biology will soon converge with everyday medicine, big agriculture, and artificial intelligence to influence the future of...

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Presenting science as a battle for truth against ignorance is an unhelpful exaggeration.

Antimatter annihilates matter. Anti-science, it is said, destroys what matters. And fears are increasing that anti-science forces are on the march. Indeed, on last month’s March for...

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