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May2014NewsThis month’s roundup features stories on traceable bacteria, significantly increased drug prices, colorful potatoes for cancer prevention, breast cancer drugs affecting fertility, DNA editing in human embryos, and a series of posts on Risperdal.

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  1. Study Finds People Can Be Identified by the Bacteria They Breathe Out,” by Josh L. Davis, IFL Science, September 22, 2015
  2. Why Would Martin Shkreli Hike an Old Drug Price by 5000%? Only a ‘Moron’ Would Ask,” by John Carroll, Fierce Biotech, September 20, 2015
  3. British Scientists Seek Permission to Edit DNA in Human Embryos,” by Rob Stein, Shots, NPR, September 18, 2015
  4. Clinical Trial Shows Vaccine Removes Precancerous Cervical Lesions,” by Karla Tecson, International Business Times, September 18, 2015
  5. New Drugs Could Stop the Growth of Drug-resistant Childhood Tumours,” eLife, September 14, 2015
  6. Wikipedia Editors Woo Scientists to Improve Content Quality,” by Richard Hodson and Nature magazine, Scientific American, September 8, 2015
  7. Drugs that Live Long Will Prosper,” The Economist, September 5, 2015
  8. Colorful Potatoes May Pack Powerful Cancer Prevention Punch,” by Matt Swayne, Penn State News, August 26, 2015
  9. Breast Cancer Patients Worry About Effects of Tamoxifen on Fertility,” by Suzanne Elvidge, The Pharmaceutical Journal, August 25, 2015
  10. America’s Most Admired Lawbreaker,” by Steven Brill, The Huffington Post