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A Massachusetts bill could allow prisoners to swap their organs for their freedom

This article is from The Checkup, MIT Technology Review’s weekly biotech newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every Thursday, sign up here. What is the value of a human organ? It’s a question that’s been on my mind since I heard about a disturbing proposed change to the law in Massachusetts that would allowContinue reading “A Massachusetts bill could allow prisoners to swap their organs for their freedom”

How Indian health-care workers use WhatsApp to save pregnant women

Hirabai Koli’s medical reports were normal—but she wasn’t happy.    She had been monitoring her weight over the first two months of her pregnancy, and she surprised community health-care worker Suraiyya Terdale when she asked why she wasn’t gaining more. (To protect her safety and private health information, Koli is being identified by a pseudonym.)  “ItContinue reading “How Indian health-care workers use WhatsApp to save pregnant women”

How Gender Differences Show Up (and Don’t) in CEP’s Grantee Perception Report https://t.co/hD2RSQhPqq

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How Gender Differences Show Up (and Don’t) in CEP’s Grantee Perception Report

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The Download: CRISPR crops, and busting renewables myths https://t.co/SwsYae7sCD

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The Download: CRISPR crops, and busting renewables myths

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. How CRISPR could help save crops from devastation caused by pests For decades, the grape-growers of California have battled Pierce’s Disease, a nasty infection which causes vines to wither. The arrival of anContinue reading “The Download: CRISPR crops, and busting renewables myths”

Busting three myths about materials and renewable energy https://t.co/gFkOUnAOVH

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Busting three myths about materials and renewable energy

This article is from The Spark, MIT Technology Review’s weekly climate newsletter. To receive it in your inbox every Wednesday, sign up here. No piece of media shaped me more than the mid-2000s TV show MythBusters.  In the show, a band of special-effects pros tested out myths from TV shows or popular knowledge, like: Can aContinue reading “Busting three myths about materials and renewable energy”

How CRISPR could help save crops from devastation caused by pests

Central California grape-grower Steve McIntyre was familiar with Pierce’s Disease. But that did not prepare him for what he saw when he visited his brother’s Southern California citrus and avocado farm in 1998. The disease, which causes vines to wither and grapes to deflate like old balloons, had long existed in California. But the infectionContinue reading “How CRISPR could help save crops from devastation caused by pests”

How CRISPR could help save crops from devastation caused by pests https://t.co/mfmSaPsm6Q

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