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Bloomberg News reports that an infant born in June was the first ever successful birth after "embryo screening using the latest gene sequencing technology designed to increase the success rate of in-vitro fertilization and reduce miscarriages." This gene sequencing technique identifies "chromosomal defects...
Reuters reports that a team of doctors in Belgium has "developed a low-cost version of test-tube baby technology for use in developing countries, where sophisticated Western systems are unaffordable for most couples." The researchers reported that their technology produces results similar to traditional...
A new study in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology shows that "virtual reality and other avatar-based technologies are potential methods for demonstrating and modeling weight loss behaviors." Researchers surveyed 128 individuals and found that 88.3% said they would participate "in a program...