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Harvard University's planned academic science center in Allston, Mass., is on "pause," says Science. Only the foundation will be finished. The planned 50,000-square-meter facility was to be home to cutting-edge research in biology, engineering, and medicine. Harvard has lost 30 percent of its endowment and expects to see fewer donations.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

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