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Lab Chimps Are Moving to Sanctuaries — Slowly

Lab Chimps Are Moving to Sanctuaries — Slowly

Bo, a former research chimp, receives a grape from caregiver Brooke Allen at Project Chimps, a sanctuary in Georgia.

New Study: Key to Sustained Weight Loss Isn’t Surprising

As obese patients lose weight rapidly, the body tends to work against them.
A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

A colorized electron micrograph of the coronavirus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS. Federal officials ended a moratorium imposed on funding research that alters viruses like this
A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

A colorized electron micrograph of the coronavirus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS. Federal officials ended a moratorium imposed on funding research that alters viruses like this
A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted

A colorized electron micrograph of the coronavirus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS. Federal officials ended a moratorium imposed on funding research that alters viruses like this
The NIH Lifted a Ban on Deadly Mutant Virus Research—Here's Why

The NIH Lifted a Ban on Deadly Mutant Virus Research—Here's Why

The National Institutes of Health has lifted a ban on “gain-of-function” research on Tuesday—the kind of research that requires genetically modifying viruses to make them more deadly or more

People have spent centuries trying to prove caffeine is dangerous, but the science suggests otherwise

When Davis Cripe died in his South Carolina classroom last May, it was a shock to everyone who knew him. He just 16, and healthy.…
The Flu Is Horrible This Year. Here's the Only Industry That's Happy About It

The Flu Is Horrible This Year. Here's the Only Industry That's Happy About It

An entire generation of people were told this would stave off illness. No wonder we flock to it now.
Matter: How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

Matter: How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

A false-color image of healthy red blood cells with some sickle cells, the defective cells that die quickly and cause sickle cell anemia. Sickle cells are the result of a mutation that scientists say
Matter: How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

Matter: How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

A false-color image of healthy red blood cells with some sickle cells, the defective cells that die quickly and cause sickle cell anemia. Sickle cells are the result of a mutation that scientists say
Matter: How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

Matter: How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

A false-color image of healthy red blood cells with some sickle cells, the defective cells that die quickly and cause sickle cell anemia. Sickle cells are the result of a mutation that scientists say
Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

An ongoing study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of N.I.H., and funded by the alcohol industry is researching the effects of a daily drink as part of a healthy diet.
Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

An ongoing study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of N.I.H., and funded by the alcohol industry is researching the effects of a daily drink as part of a healthy diet.
Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

An ongoing study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of N.I.H., and funded by the alcohol industry is researching the effects of a daily drink as part of a healthy diet.
The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

Blood samples to be processed at the U.K. Biobank. The U.S. is embarking on a similar project called All of Us, but its scope — and costs — are raising challenges.
The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

Blood samples to be processed at the U.K. Biobank. The U.S. is embarking on a similar project called All of Us, but its scope — and costs — are raising challenges.
The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

Blood samples to be processed at the U.K. Biobank. The U.S. is embarking on a similar project called All of Us, but its scope — and costs — are raising challenges.
The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

The Struggle to Build a Massive ‘Biobank’ of Patient Data

Blood samples to be processed at the U.K. Biobank. The U.S. is embarking on a similar project called All of Us, but its scope — and costs — are raising challenges.
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