Kathy Hudson

Apr. 04, 2008

Genetic Testing

Genetic tests pointing the way to personalized medical care are one of the most prominent results of genetic sequencing research. But what protections are in place to make sure that those tests are safe and dependable?

genetics, gemone, health, medicine,

Nov. 30, 2007

Stem Cells in Review

Last week researchers announced a significant advance in stem cell science, changing skin cells into cells that seem to behave like embryonic stem cells. Now that the dust has settled, we'll talk about the research and where the field goes from here.

stem cells, ethics, medicine, biotechnology

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