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-Genetics Boosted by Successful Treatment 2000-04-27

Posted by clype in Discovery, Health, Science.
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The controversial medical field of gene therapy has received a boost with the successful treatment of a ‘gene disorder’.

Two infants, aged 8 and 11 months, received new genetic material to combat a life-threatening disease called ‘Severe Combined Immunodeficiency’ (‘S.C.I.D.’).

Usually, patients with ‘S.C.I.D.’ are forced to live in tightly-controlled, sterile ‘bubbles’ (more…)

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Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate 2000 2000-04-03

Posted by clype in Humanities, List.
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[Picture of Rem Koolhaas]The winner of the world’s most prestigious Architectural Prize for the year 2000 has been announced as Dutch Architect Rem Koolhaas of the practice Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) . (more…)