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In a First, Man Receives a Heart From a Genetically Altered Pig

A 57-year-old man with life-threatening heart disease has received a heart from a genetically modified pig, a groundbreaking procedure that…

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The Gene-Synthesis Revolution

Ten years ago, when Emily Leproust was a director of research at the life-sciences giant Agilent, a pair of scientist-engineers…

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Health

He Can’t Cure His Dad. But a Scientist’s Research May Help Everyone Else.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — When Sharif Tabebordbar was born in 1986, his father, Jafar, was 32 and already had symptoms of…

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