May 16, 2013 Researchers have figured out how to clone human embryonic stems cells, which can be used to develop tissue for many uses. Will investors jump in?
May 16, 2013 Space scientists say Kepler has already found enough potential and confirmed planets to keep them busy for years.
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May 15, 2013 Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy is likely to boost demand for a medical test that determines the probability of breast cancer. That test is currently available from just one company, Myriad Genetics, which charges more than $4,000.
Apr 30, 2013 Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institute of Health, on how sequester cuts have caused anxiety for young researchers.
Apr 30, 2013 As government spending on medical research drops, some would-be scientists are having second thoughts.
Jul 16, 2013 Researchers at the University of Texas are working on a way to produce mass quantities of nanocellulose -- a non-toxic construction and engineering material that's strong, saves trees, and could help reduce greenhouse gases.
Apr 19, 2013 As Americans look for ways to express their compassion over the tragedies that struck Boston and Texas this week, we have some tips for how to give to charities without being scammed.
Apr 12, 2013 Many believe genetics are the next big thing in medicine, but one question for this new era of personalized medicine is cost.
Apr 5, 2013 Stephen Keppel, economic editor at Univision News, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how Brazil is working to attract foreign skilled workers from around the world.