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Bloomberg View

You’re probably not being microwaved right now

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Kenneth Foster described claims that a classified microwave weapon was used to injure diplomats as unlikely, due to the impossibility of producing radiation powerful enough to cause neurological damage.

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Bloomberg View

Desperate GOP twists Obama phrase into political attack line

PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel discussed the debate surrounding changes to the U.S. health care system. “Unlike a single-payer plan that forces people into a government system, Medicare-for-all offers lots of choices,” said Emanuel.

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The Atlantic

With CRISPR, scientists engineered nearly 4,000 mutations of a breast-cancer gene

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine commented on new research into the BRCA1 gene, describing the work as a “tour de force.”

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The Atlantic

With CRISPR, scientists engineered nearly 4,000 mutations of a breast-cancer gene

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine commented on new research into the BRCA1 gene, describing the work as a “tour de force.”

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Daily Mail (U.K.)

Life-saving 'urine-stick' test for early ovarian cancer could boost survival rates to 90 percent

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Ronny Drapkin attributed delays in ovarian-cancer diagnoses to both misinterpreted symptoms and the organ’s location within the pelvis. “One of the things I tell women is that nobody knows your body as well as you do. If you feel something isn’t right, something’s probably not right,” Drapkin said.

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