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Scientists can now edit any gene they want

By Julie Borg
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Science | Biomedical researchers have developed a new technology that allows scientists to edit the genetic code of any species. The CRISPR (Clustered, Regularly…

Who needs an Ebola czar?

By Cal Thomas
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Ebola Virus | “Rabbi, is there a proper blessing for the czar?” He thinks for a moment and responds: “May God bless and keep the czar … far away from us!” —

Midday Roundup: U.S. delivers justice for Iraqis slain by Blackwater guards

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Long time coming. A federal jury in Washington on Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater security guards of slaughtering innocent Iraqis in 2007. The…

Art at the center of life with Down syndrome

By Courtney Crandell
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Lifestyle | People with different ability levels need the arts, and the arts need them, too

Can tech giants stop female employees’ biological clocks?

By Courtney Crandell
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Business | Apple and Facebook have announced they will offer insurance coverage for infertility treatments, sperm donation, and egg freezing, igniting a debate about the…

The war on Ebola gets a general, the WHO admits it failed

By Lynde Langdon
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Ebola Virus | Leading the way. President Barack Obama has named a longtime Washington administrator as the czar of the government’s response to the Ebola virus. Ron Klain…

New study aims to explain near-death experiences

New study aims to explain near-death experiences

By Julie Borg
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Science | People suffering cardiac arrest may have conscious awareness even when their heart is not beating and may later recall actual events that took place,

Ebola and harvest

By Marvin Olasky
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Faith & Inspiration | What have we been taking for granted regarding health and wealth? “We know not to take harvest for granted,” Westminster Theological Seminary professor…

Curing Ebola is healthcare—aborting a baby is not

By La Shawn Barber
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Healthcare | About 15 years ago I left work early with a slight fever and a headache. I thought I had a 24-hour bug. When I arrived home, I took a nap on the couch and…

Parts of Texas abortion law on hold again

By Mickey McLean
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked portions of a 2013 law in Texas that led to the closing of all but eight abortion facilities in the state. In an unsigned…

Worldviews collide in viral letter between cancer patients

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Life | Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with stage IV terminal brain cancer, made national news and re-kindled a public conversation with her decision to end…

CDC investigating after Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Ebola Virus | Health officials are closely watching the nurses, doctors, and hospital staff who cared for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan after one of his nurses tested…

 
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