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Biomedicine Archive

  • Systems Biology

    The map of the genome is just the rule book; “systems biology” is the ball game.

  • Saving Skin

    Tissue models of human skin offer an alternative to animal testing.

  • Biomaterial World

    According to the new director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, biology will soon bring us materials like nothing we’ve seen.

  • Biology Is for Physicists

    Harvard’s new genomics research center brings together a rather unconventional biology team.

  • A Shot in the Dark

    From a backyard battle with squirrels came the idea for the gene gun-the tool that creates biotech crops by shooting helpful genes into plant cells.

  • Doctors without Patents

    Patent systems are challenged when proprietary rights clash with doctors’ sharing of health-care know-how.

  • Medicine's New Millennium

    New information about genes and proteins promises precise diagnostics and drugs. Millennium Pharmaceuticals’ CEO is at the forefront of this medical transformation.


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