Health

To stem obesity, start before birth

To stem obesity, start before birth

NEW YORK — To stem the current epidemic of obesity, there is no arguing with the adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. As every overweight adult knows too...

In defence of germ line gene therapy

In defence of germ line gene therapy

Human gene therapy has been one of the most ambitious goals of biotechnology since the advent of molecular techniques for genetic modification in the 1970s. But it has also been...