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Eggs from Skin Cells? Here’s Why the Next Fertility Technology Will Open Pandora’s Box

Eggs from Skin Cells? Here’s Why the Next Fertility Technology Will Open Pandora’s Box

Imagine you are Brad Pitt. After you stay one night in the Ritz, someone sneaks in and collects some skin cells from your pillow. But that’s not all. Using a novel fertility technology, your movie star cells are transformed into sperm and …Continue reading

One Man’s Quest to Hack His Own Genes

n a dream Brian Hanley told me about, he’s riding a bus when he meets a man in dark leather clothing. Next thing he knows, he is splayed across a tilted metal bed, being electrocuted. The dream was no doubt connected to …Continue reading

On Patrol with America’s Top Bioterror Cop

Seen something strange growing in a petri dish in a friend’s basement? Know an angry graduate student working odd hours in a pathogen lab? You might want to call Edward You. As a supervisory special agent in the weapons of mass destruction …Continue reading

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