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Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »

HHS offers second draft of TEFCA, extends reg comment period

The Department of Health and Human Services continued its push to improve interoperability and increase access to health information with new rule-making efforts. On Friday morning, HHS through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT issued a second draft of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), among other steps to promote… Read More »