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Some figured out how to hack their continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems to send glucose readings to their cell phones. Then rumors flew that some dad had put his son on a homemade artificial pancreas — but he didn’t want to tell anyone until he had a way to distribute it ethically. Nobody knew if the story was true; I described him in a magazine article as being like Bigfoot: widely rumored, never seen. In this case, however, Bigfoot turned out to be real. A Manhattan stock-trading programmer named Bryan Mazlish, who had made millions on computer algorithms he’d designed to autonomously buy and sell stocks, confessed that he was the guy.

No insulin, no life. COM TOP: ERNIE MASTROIANNI/DISCOVER. BOTTOM: THE BIONIC PANCREAS TEAM of them think Damiano’s approach is too risky and complicated because his device will pump not only insulin but also the glucose-raising hormone glucagon. But then, Damiano has his own doubts about their approaches, too. It’s kind of heartbreaking to hear these extraordinary innovators pick apart each other’s work as they race to finish their various devices, complete clinical trials big enough to gain FDA approval and ramp up production with sufficient support personnel to help diabetics actually strap one on by 2017 or 2018.

In their 2014 Science paper, Ibrahim and colleagues described May 2016 DISCOVER 41 Specimen collected by Ibrahim Other Spinosaurids Isolated specimens referred to as Spinosaurus Specimens collected by Stromer Unknown a predator at home in the water. Its hindlimbs, they argued, had evolved for efficient, powerful swimming. Peers also charged that Ibrahim had been less than forthcoming about the provenance of the fossils, an accusation he has denied. It’s a common complaint regarding Moroccan finds, many of which are unearthed by locals, cleaned up and sold to paleontologists in shops with no associated material, or geological context, to place and date the animal.

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