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Ricki Lewis

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Charlie Gard would have turned one year old last week.

Two days before the British infant died of a mitochondrial disease on July 28, a short article in MIT Technology Review teased that Shoukhrat Mtalipov and his team at Oregon Health & Science University and colleagues had used CRISPR-Cas9 to replace a mutation in human embryos, a titillating heads-up that didn�t actually name the gene... Read more of this blog post »
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The Forever Fix: Gene Thera...

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Human Genetics: The Basics

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Human Genetics

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Stem Cell Symphony

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Human Genetics Case Workbook

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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
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Since I write biology textbooks, I thought it might be fun to recast the dance of the nubile Anastasia and the well-endowed sadist Mr. Grey, using language from the book (including the grating first person) as well as from my intro biology textbook L
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"I won this book on goodreads. This book was awesome. I learned so much about gene therapy and the number of diseases it is helping to cure. The little boy Cory is so brave to have gone through so much to get get his sight back.
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Summer House by Nancy Thayer
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Summer House is a saga of a three-generational family with two branches, summering in their mansion on Nantucket. The action pings from Nona, the matriarch, to Helen, in her fifties, and her daughter Charlotte, 30. The other branch of the family, the ...more
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