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Functional, metabolic and transcriptional maturation of human pancreatic islets derived from stem cells

Functional, metabolic and transcriptional maturation of human pancreatic islets derived from stem cells | Nature Biotechnology

A modular strategy for next-generation upper-limb sensory-motor neuroprostheses

A modular strategy for next-generation upper-limb sensory-motor neuroprostheses: Med (cell.com)

CAR T cells expressing a bacterial virulence factor trigger potent bystander antitumour responses in solid cancers

CAR T cells expressing a bacterial virulence factor trigger potent bystander antitumour responses in solid cancers | Nature Biomedical Engineering

Nutrition state of science & dementia prevention: recommendations of the Nutrition for Dementia Prevention Working Group

Nutrition state of science and dementia prevention: recommendations of the Nutrition for Dementia Prevention Working Group - The Lancet Healthy Longevity

CRISPR ‘cousin’ put to the test in landmark heart-disease trial

Gene-therapy test launches pivotal year for precise genome-editing technique known as base editing.

CRISPR ‘cousin’ put to the test in landmark heart-disease trial (nature.com)

New EU rules on blood, tissue, cells to be adapted to evolving science

New EU rules on blood, tissue, cells to be adapted to evolving science – EURACTIV.com

Gene therapy for ovarian cancer fails PhIII study — sinking biotech's shares

Gene therapy for ovarian cancer fails PhIII study — sinking biotech's shares – Endpoints News (endpts.com)

Roche digs deeper into gene therapy for the eye

Roche digs deeper into gene therapy for the eye | BioPharma Dive

Embryonic Research Could Be the Next Target After Roe

Stem cell research has underpinned IVF’s success, but legal experts, clinicians, and potential donors worry about its future.

Embryonic Research Could Be the Next Target After ‘Roe’ | WIRED

RESTORING HEARING WITH BEAMS OF LIGHT

Gene therapy and optoelectronics could radically upgrade hearing for millions of people

Restoring Hearing With Beams of Light (ieee.org)

How gut bacteria could boost cancer treatments

Faecal transplants have helped some people to overcome resistance to powerful immunotherapies. Now dozens of trials are taking aim at the cancer–microbiome connection.

How gut bacteria could boost cancer treatments (nature.com)

Vertex to tackle liver disease with Verve, putting up $60M to partner on gene editing program

Vertex puts up $60M to partner on in vivo gene editing program (fiercebiotech.com)

Tissue bioprinting for biology and medicine

Tissue bioprinting for biology and medicine: Cell

Synthetic chromosomes, genomes, viruses, and cells

Synthetic chromosomes, genomes, viruses, and cells: Cell

Blots on a field?

A neuroscience image sleuth finds signs of fabrication in scores of Alzheimer’s articles, threatening a reigning theory of the disease

Potential fabrication in research images threatens key theory of Alzheimer’s disease | Science | AAAS