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Gene Therapy Advances To Better Treat 'Bubble Boy' Disease

The latest advance is not only encouraging news for patients with severe combined immunodeficiency. It's a test case for all those scientists working to develop better gene therapy techniques.

Depreston Courtney Barnett
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S'pacific View Herb Geller

The image on the left shows the brains of pigs that were untreated for 10 hours after death, with neurons appearing as green, astrocytes as red and cell nuclei as blue. The image on the right shows cells in the same area of brains that, four hours after death, were hooked up to a system that the Yale University researchers call BrainEx. Stefano G. Daniele and Zvonimir Vrselja, Sestan Laboratory, Yale School of Medicine hide caption

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Scientists Restore Some Function In The Brains Of Dead Pigs

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He Didn't Mention His Mother Eleanor Friedberger
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Those Were the Days Angel Olsen
Secret Aria on the Piano Midori Hirano

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The All-Female Big Bands That Made History During World War II

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Gene Therapy Advances To Better Treat 'Bubble Boy' Disease

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Beyoncé Surprise-Drops Live Coachella Album; Netflix Doc Now Streaming

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