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Prof speaks on medicine during the slave trade – Yale Daily News

On Thursday evening, Carolyn Roberts, assistant professor of history of medicine, spoke about medicine in the slave trade to an audience of about 30 students and faculty at Sterling Hall of Medicine’s Beaumont Room. In her talk, Roberts — who specializes in the study of early modern medicine with a particular focus on race and… Read More »

‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough – The Guardian

Genetics ‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was ‘fanciful’ until recently, says scientist A “living medicine” made from genetically modified bugs has prolonged the lives of animals with severe metabolic disease in a landmark test of the treatment. Researchers created the medicine by making a common strain… Read More »