Medicine
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Shocked snails and the wonders of RNA

Science | Scientists discover new function for genetic workhorse
by Julie Borg
Posted 5/24/18, 03:36 pm

Researchers at UCLA say they transferred memories between marine snails through injections of RNA.

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FDA confirms EpiPen shortage

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/10/18, 11:12 am

Allergy sufferers might have difficulties buying the life-saving EpiPens they often carry in case of a serious reaction. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration added the injectable medication to its list of drugs in short supply this week. Problems with the supply chain have caused manufacturing delays, the FDA said.

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Healing harvest

Science | The case for adult stem cells is stronger than ever
by Julie Borg
Posted 5/03/18, 01:54 pm

A new study just revealed that the process of turning adult cells, even those from the elderly, into stem cells reverses aging, upending the controversial idea that embryonic stem cells are superior.

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