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Harvard Medical School scientists need a female volunteer willing to give birth to a genetically modified Neanderthal 

One of the world’s leading geneticists wants to bring back an extinct human species by cloning it from reconstructed DNA, then implanting the resulting embryo into the womb of a human woman. 632 more words

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Un médico explora la interacción transcultural en la medicina.

Por Alexander R. Green

Traducido por Iris Monica Vargas
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El galeno Tsao le echa un vistazo a su agenda del día: le esperan cuarenta pacientes en su clínica de nefrología en la… 1,559 more words

New blood test identifies women at risk of preterm delivery

Researchers have developed a new blood test to identify if pregnant women may be at risk of delivering their babies prematurely.

The technique was developed by Suzanne Tough from the University of Calgary, Dr. 265 more words

Health

Now, what about money?

In my previous post, I wondered why as efficient innovation tool as it is, crowdsourcing is still seldom used by organizations. I offered two answers to this question. 636 more words

Innovation

Study: On Average, Female Doctors Make $20,000 Less Than Men Annually

BOSTON (CBS) – There’s a sizable pay gap between men and women working in the medical field, according to a new study.

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School looked at physicians employed at 24 public medical schools and found that female doctors earned an average of about $20,000 less per year compared to men. 125 more words

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Tapping Other Types Of Rewards

One possible breakthrough approach to countering the causes of climate change is to frame the issue as an epic scale equivalent to what we do to improve our diets, or to address conspicuous consumption of other varieties. 291 more words

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Harvard on Simple Weight Loss Principles

Seconds on the lips; a lifetime on the hips.

We have all heard that old cliche and nodded knowingly. But the fact that two-thirds of us are overweight and half of the heavies are actually obese demonstrates that not enough of us are acting as if we believed it. 396 more words

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