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Scientists Say the Clock of Aging May Be Reversible

Scientists Say the Clock of Aging May Be Reversible

Impaired muscle repair in mice, left, compared with improved muscle regeneration seen after reprogramming.
New Prospects for Growing Human Replacement Organs in Animals

New Prospects for Growing Human Replacement Organs in Animals

A pig embryo at four weeks, which had been injected with human stem cells.
New Prospects for Growing Human Replacement Organs in Animals

New Prospects for Growing Human Replacement Organs in Animals

A pig embryo at four weeks, which had been injected with human stem cells.

A Pill to Make Exercise Obsolete

What if a drug could give you all the benefits of a workout?
‘I Want What My Male Colleague Has, and That Will Cost a Few Million Dollars’

‘I Want What My Male Colleague Has, and That Will Cost a Few Million Dollars’

Beverly Emerson, Ph.D., who worked at the Salk Institute from 1986 to 2017.

Gene editing tool could treat many diseases created by mutations

The use of gene editing to eliminate diseases has numerous challenges, including the not-so-small problem of dealing with mutation-based conditions like Huntington's. Existing approaches that replace
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