Stories by Rick Weiss

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Posted on: Nov 24, 2008, Source: Science Progress

New stem cell therapies may be a step closer to being tested in humans.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2008, Source: Science Progress

The Wall Street bailout cost $700 billion. The entire National Institutes of Health budget is less than $30 billion -- and sinking.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2008, Source: Science Progress

The fledgling fertility business of a few years ago has exploded into a giant industry; one that is largely unregulated by our squeamish government.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2008, Source: Science Progress

Genetic tests are one of the hottest new tools in medicine. They're also one of the most controversial.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: Science Progress

It would be a horrible thing for people to gain extra years of life and wish, for lack of decent care, that they'd had an earlier exit.