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Three private genetic testing companies are under federal investigation after one company, Pathway, attempted to sell one of its test kits as a medical test without FDA review. Meanwhile, UC Berkeley is asking freshman for their DNA for confidential testing of genes relating to nutrition.

Three private genetic testing companies are under federal investigation after one company, Pathway, attempted to sell one of its test kits as a medical test without FDA review. Meanwhile, UC Berkeley is asking freshman for their DNA for confidential testing of genes relating to nutrition.

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Stanford researchers have successfully used mouse stem cells and fibroblasts to re-create the creature's inner ear cells - right down to the tiny hairs that sense vibrations. The breakthrough could pave the way to the development of therapies for human hearing loss.

Stanford researchers have successfully used mouse stem cells and fibroblasts to re-create the creature's inner ear cells - right down to the tiny hairs that sense vibrations. The breakthrough could pave the way to the development of therapies for human hearing loss.

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There's a rather interesting entry on Science Life today about the future of vaccines. Rob Mitchum writes: A revolution in the scientific approach to creating …