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Editing gene to counter HIV passes safety test
The experiment was a pilot study, meant to test safety, not efficacy. It found that immune cells could be altered, and that doing so did not harm patients. The gene editing also seemed to help fight the infection in some cases, but the findings are …
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US safety regulators probe GM recall linked to 13 deaths
(REUTERS) – U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into whether General Motors Co reacted fast enough in its recall of more than 1.6 million cars over an ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes. The issue could prove costly …
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Pedestrian safety on Providence's Federal Hill takes giant step forward
… Knight streets, the heart of the Hill's commercial district. The news prompted a series of superlatives from Hassett, who has declared himself born-again on the subject of traffic safety since his accident: “Unprecedented,” he said. “Impressive …
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