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New Hampshire Biologist Reacts to Gene-Editing Discovery – New Hampshire Union Leader

Read article – Quotes Bryan Luikart, assistant professor of molecular and systems biology, about a new study that reveals that scientists have successfully corrected a dangerous mutation in genes in human embryos, fixing a mutation that causes a common heart condition that can lead to sudden death later in life. “It is pretty amazing. It is a super-exciting time to be a scientist right now,” says Luikart, who was not involved in the study.

Five Things to Know About Gastroenteritis – CNN

Read article – Cites comments by Corey Siegel, associate professor of medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article that shares five facts about gastroenteritis. Siegel, a gastroenterologist, notes that the elderly are at especially high risk of getting dehydrated when they have gastroenteritis, and that dehydration can lead to kidney problems.

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