Arlene Weintraub

Arlene Weintraub

Award-winning science journalist

Arlene Weintraub is a science journalist and author with 20 years of experience writing about healthcare, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

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Technology Review

Inside Genomics Pioneer Craig Venter's Latest Production

Inside Genomics Pioneer Craig Venter's Latest Produ...

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Algorithms Calculate a Couple's Chances of Having a Baby via IVF ...

A California startup says its at-home test could help couples decide if the fertility treatment is worth trying.

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Drug Targets Lupus by Tricking Immune System | MIT Technology ...

A new approach shows early promise in fighting the devastating disease.

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Extending the Life of Donated Organs | MIT Technology Review

An experimental solution could buy time for transplant patients.

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Insulin in a Pill | MIT Technology Review

A drugmaker is testing an alternative to diabetes injections, but many sizable hurdles remain.

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Predicting How Long You'll Live | MIT Technology Review

To price insurance policies and calculate retirement benefits more accurately, a new breed of life-span modelers is turning to personal data about who you are and how you live your life.

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Startup Targets Genes Tied to Heart Disease | MIT Technology Review

A company working on drugs for genetic heart disease is among several tying therapies to genes.

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Stealth DNA May Control Aging | MIT Technology Review

Research on Amish people reveals a link between a rare genetic pattern and healthy aging.

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Targeting a Master Regulator of Disease | MIT Technology Review

Drugmakers place big bets on the emerging science of microRNA.

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Tiny Drill Attacks Tough Tumors | MIT Technology Review

A new approach to treating bone cancer is being tested in pet dogs.

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Training Computers to Combat Blindness | MIT Technology Review

Web-connected cameras may help doctors detect a common eye disease.