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September 12th

Can 21st Century Cures Get a Fair Shake in an Election Year?

The 21st Century Cures Act is an amalgam of ideas with one objective: improving the laborious process of moving medical innovation from the lab to patients’ bedsides. Two years in the making, this bipartisan effort — like any other in Washington — has been amended by compromise...

September 8th

Has DNA met its match as a forensic tool?

The Washington Post – Scientists say a new method of analyzing genetic mutations in proteins in human hair could lead to the first forensic technique other than DNA profiling that could reliably match biological evidence to a single person with scientific precision.

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