Dina Fine Maron

Scientific American

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Editor of Health and Medicine for Scientific American

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For the first time in the U.S., a woman who received a uterus transplant has given birth. Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas announced it on Friday.

Giving birth via uterus transplant: Should that be a viable option for women?

For the first time in the U.S., a woman who received a uterus transplant has given birth. Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas announced it on Friday.

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A team of scientists recently published a paper detailing how they edited the DNA of human embryos using CRISPR. They did it without causing other potentially harmful mutations.

CRISPR cuts out disease-causing genes, raises fears of designer babies

A team of scientists recently published a paper detailing how they edited the DNA of human embryos using CRISPR. They did it without causing other potentially harmful mutations.

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Antibiotics have prevented and cured deadly human diseases for 80 years. But the time is coming when we might have to live without them -- if we can.

Superbugs are defeating antibiotics

Antibiotics have prevented and cured deadly human diseases for 80 years. But the time is coming when we might have to live without them -- if we can.

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