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Scientists Want to Study Your Tweets; Is It Ethical?

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Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder and five other institutions are collaborating to explore legal, ethical, and privacy concerns surrounding a field of study so new it lacks ethical standards.

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Cell Cycle, retinoblastoma gene, Rb2/P130, Mesenchymal Stem Cell , Senescence, p107, Sbarro Health Research Organization, Antonio Giordano, temple univeristy, Mouse Model, Tumor Suppressor Gene, Longevity

Research Reveals Gene Differences in Mouse Model Versus Humans

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Aspects of gene function in humans can be predicted by studies of the corresponding gene in mice, but new research findings have revealed important divergences between the species which scientists will need to understand better through further investigation.

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Penn Ethicist Proposes New Category for Psychiatric Patients to Justify Instances of Compulsory Treatment

The “involuntary treatment” of unwilling psychiatric patients has long been accepted as necessary in some cases, for the sake of patients and society, though it can raise serious ethical concerns as well as legal barriers. In a Viewpoint essay published online today in JAMA, Dominic Sisti, PhD, an assistant professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, argues that some of the concerns about treating patients without their consent would be alleviated if the mental health profession recognized an important distinction among these cases.

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An All-Out Ban on ‘Killer Robots’ Could Have Unintended Consequences, AI Experts Say

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#CRISPR DNA Editing Corrects Disease Gene in Human Embryos – Experts Available @UofUHealth

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Winning Star Trek Tricorder Device to Be Presented to Experts at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Press can register here to livestream this special session through Newswise Live on Monday, July 31 at 7:30 PM EDT. The winner of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition will present DxtER—a real-life tricorder—at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego. This special session will be the first time that the device is presented to researchers at a U.S. scientific conference.

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Artificial Intelligence: Humanity’s Nightmare or Savior?

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The Global Biological Standards Institute’s 3rd Annual BioPolicy Summit: Improving Reproducibility of Research Through Digital Tools, Technologies and Laboratory Automation

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The Global Biological Standards Institute’s 3rd annual BioPolicy Summit: Improving reproducibility of research through digital tools, technologies and laboratory automation is scheduled October 16, 2017, at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.

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Ethically Interpreting Eight Words in the Tobacco Control Act to Help FDA and the Courts

A novel project led by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and funded by The Greenwall Foundation, will develop the most ethically appropriate, legally viable interpretations of a critical eight-word phrase in the Federal Tobacco Control Act, in addition to other related passages.







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