A committee in Japan has given a provisional go-ahead for using reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas, Nature News reports. It adds, though, that researchers are awaiting the final word to begin.
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ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.
The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.
CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.
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