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Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time

Researchers say they’re one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after successfully eliminating the virus in living mice for the first time. Using a combination of CRISPR gene editing technology and a therapeutic treatment called LASER ART, scientists at Temple University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center said they erased HIV… Read More »

‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a picture… Read More »