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Top Stories for Week of May 11, 2020

Quarrel flares up between White House and the CDC over reopening guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has repeatedly found its suggestions for fighting the coronavirus outbreak taking… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of March 9, 2020

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COVID-19 Addenda: Trump signs $8.3 billion emergency spending package; Italy coronavirus deaths near 200; $2 billion needed to develop new vaccine; U of Washington has closed classrooms. President Donald Trump… Read more »

Breakthrough gene editing reported that removes deadly embryonic mutations; biotech licks its chops as stakes are incalculable for ensuing blockbusters.

The News: Scientists have modified human embryos to remove genetic mutations that cause heart failure in otherwise healthy young people in a landmark demonstration of the controversial procedure, The Guardian… Read more »