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Dr. Robert Edwards, inventor of IVF, wins Nobel Prize

Dr. Robert Edwards, inventor of IVF, wins Nobel Prize

Michael Convente October 4, 2010 0

The term 'test-tube baby" has become common in our modern lexicon, yet the large majority of us have no idea who developed the technique of in vitro fertilization (IVF).  Despite our collective unawareness, the

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Dr. Robert Edwards, inventor of IVF, wins Nobel Prize

Dr. Robert Edwards, inventor of IVF, wins Nobel Prize

Michael Convente October 4, 2010 0

The term 'test-tube baby" has become common in our modern lexicon, yet the large majority of us have no idea who developed the technique of in vitro fertilization (IVF).  Despite our collective unawareness, the

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Appeals Court Rules Stem-Cell Research Can Continue

Appeals Court Rules Stem-Cell Research Can Continue

Michael Convente September 9, 2010 0

Today in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Court of Appeals issued a hold on an August 23rd ruling by District Judge Royce Lamberth intended to prohibit federal funding for research conducted on embryonic stem cells.

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jmaltz@pnosker.com August 7, 2010 0

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Ebola Cure Found!

Ebola Cure Found!

Patrick Nosker May 30, 2010 0

A team at Boston University has discovered a drug that is 100% effective at silencing the Ebola virus in Monkeys.  Using a payload developed from the Ebola RNA protected in fat and nucleic acids,

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Generation Kill

Generation Kill

Kyle M. Loh May 27, 2010 0

Who decides who it's "right" to kill someone? Today, is it the scientist, not the racist? Are we using science to invent new reasons why we should kill new groups of people? We did

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Meet Kyle M. Loh

Meet Kyle M. Loh

Patrick Nosker May 8, 2010 0

Meet Kyle M. Loh, one of our very own featured writers here at pnosker.com.  He will be graduating from Rutgers University this semester and attending Stanford for graduate school next year.  Be sure to

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Thought high school was bad? Check out the peer pressure of cancer cells.

Thought high school was bad? Check out the peer pressure of cancer cells.

Kyle M. Loh May 7, 2010 0

When Anakin Skywalker turns to the Dark Side of the Force, who's responsible? Granted, Padawan Skywalker is not the sharpest tool in the shed, and has his fair share of teenage emotional problems (dreaming

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To be or not to be – that is the question

To be or not to be – that is the question

Kyle M. Loh April 27, 2010 0

"To be or not to be – that is the question" – Prince Hamlet, Hamlet Act III by Shakespeare (c. 1600)     The more that we study nature, it appears that nature never

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DNA Day – Get your DNA tested for $99!

DNA Day – Get your DNA tested for $99!

Patrick Nosker April 23, 2010 0

Happy DNA day everyone!  Today, 23andme.com is offering a $400 discount on their complete DNA testing service.  This service is fascinating and will help you determine where your ancestors are from as well as

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