Tag Archives: Nature Biotechnology

Gut-check alert: Don’t take your microbiome for granted. Seriously! And some gut-wrenching stock picks.

The News: Last month it was quietly reported that scientists working on the gut microbiome have discovered and isolated more than 100 completely new species of bacteria from healthy people’s… Read more »

Eureka Thera’s CAR-T treatment shrinks liver cancer in small study. What’s the big deal? Just ask Sloan-Kettering and Germany’s Boehringer.

The News: Eureka Therapeutics Inc., a closely held biotechnology company, said that liver cancer patients getting its CAR-T therapy responded to the treatment, one of the first times the immune-system… Read more »

13 Fortunate People Survive into Adulthood with Often-Fatal Inherited Mutated Gene

Although they do not know it, 13 incredibly fortunate people each inherited a mutated gene that causes a fatal or extremely debilitating disease in infancy or childhood–but these people are… Read more »