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The Cosmic Tug of Love

The Cosmic Tug of Love

Love exerts such a profound force upon us – on our interactions, on our aspirations, on our enterprises, and ultimately on the fabric of our world.

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Regeneration in Mammals–Ancient Capacity is Not Lost, but Actively Suppressed

Regeneration in Mammals–Ancient Capacity is Not Lost, but Actively Suppressed

It was 1995, and Ellen Heber-Katz ran a busy lab at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, at the top of a thriving career in auto-immunity. Her lab housed many mice in common cages, labeling the mice with tiny holes punched in their ears. One day, she discovered that a litter of mice were un-labeled, and she spoke to her post-doc about it. But Lise Clark said she was sure she had punched their ears. So Heber-Katz...

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Bioinformatics and the Future of Biotechnology

Bioinformatics and the Future of Biotechnology

“Bioinformatics” is both a set of tools and a field with blurred boundaries, making it difficult to list its chief accomplishments. It is the practice of creating and/or using computational approaches to tackle biological problems.

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The Practical Guide to the Future of Medicine

The Practical Guide to the Future of Medicine

I wrote a book “The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND The Human Touch” to prepare everyone for the coming waves of change, to be a guide for the future of medicine that anyone can use. It describes 22 trends and technologies that I think will shape the future.

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