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Check out this gorgeous image - a colorized scanning electron micrograph - of a blood clot. Red blood cells are shown in red; leukocytes are …

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Stanford bioengineering professor Stephen Quake has decoded his own genome for only $50,000. By comparison, the most recently sequenced human genome cost $250,000 to decode. …

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Year: 1981 Setting: Club Med in Haiti Position: Tropical disease specialist at the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in Paris Club Med is experiencing an outbreak of acute …

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A medical librarian in the Netherlands, @laikas, has started a comprehensive list of biomedical journals on Twitter. Readers are also invited to make updates to …

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Yesterday, as part of its "Forty Years' War" series on the fight against cancer, the New York Times tackled the problem of clinical trials. Nobody's …

Like Rosanne, I'm a big fan of historical medical images. I love museums like the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Washington, DC, or …

I realized a long time ago that there's a downside to someone like me - a complete hypochondriac - covering the cancer beat at a …

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As a church-going scientist-turned-writer, I was on the fence about the recent nomination of geneticist Francis Collins to lead the National Institutes of Health. There's …

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