WHO issues new recommendations on human genome editing for the advancement of public health

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Two new companion reports released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) provide the first global recommendations to help establish human genome editing as a tool for public health, with an emphasis on safety, effectiveness and ethics. The forward-looking new reports result from the first broad, global consultation looking at somatic, germline and ...

The Key to a Long Life

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We believe increasing longevity is leading to a fundamental re-design of work and life. In The 100 Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity, our headline-grabbing calculation was that those who live to a 100 (as many people will) will be working into their late 70s or early 80s unless they save more than […]

Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100

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Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker donated $250 million to increase collaboration among researchers to develop immune therapies for cancer. Google is developingcontact lenses for diabetic ...

The Good Deeds Of The Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things has been a wildly exciting development in technology over the past few years, and is slowly but surely changing the way the world works. As more and more devices become connected, and the applications become smarter, the IoT has the potential to drastically alter civilization, mostly in that it can make everything […]
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