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Diaries published: 14 (31 days since last diary on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 08:25 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 859 (1 day since last comment on Fri May 22, 2015 at 11:12 PM PDT)

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I wrote previously about the rumors that scientists were using a new biotech tool, the CRISPR/Cas9 nuclease system, to genetically engineer human embryos. Nature News broke the story today that ...
by raoul78
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 08:25 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
There were two related stories that popped up in my twitter feed today about GMO potatoes; the stories intrigued me primarily because they once again call into question what it means to be a ...
by raoul78
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 02:55 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Over the past few days, my twitter account has been filled with calls for a moratorium on the genetic editing of the human germ line, that is, any cell that will eventually give rise to either a ...
by raoul78
Comment Count 123 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Vitamin C is often touted as a wonder - an antioxidant found in high amounts in citrus fruits, it is generally accepted as a cure-all for everything from the common cold to helping to fight off ...
by raoul78
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 01:57 AM PST with 45 Recommends
This will be short and simple, and I'm sorry if its been posted already. How many years of life have been cut short in the first few months of 2013 - an astounding 121,770. guns.periscopic....
by raoul78
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 01:05 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
A relatively recent article in Nature (Kong et al. Rate of de novo mutations and the importance of father's age to disease risk. Nature Volume: 488 Issue: 7412 Pages: 471-475 DOI: 10.1038/...
by raoul78
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 03:29 AM PST with 59 Recommends

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