In a search of labs, researchers uncovered stores of ricin and pathogens that had been left forgotten at both the US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, the Associated Press reports.
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In Nature this week: genetic link between birth weight and adult-onset diseases, and more.
Even with all the current enthusiasm for gene therapies, Tech Review cautions that they are mostly in the early stages of development.
DNA phenotyping puts a potential face to a suspect in a nearly 25-year-old murder, the AP reports.
Researchers discuss the need for antibody standards at a meeting, NPR reports.