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Schrodinger’s dog

By John R. Erickson
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Science | A canine’s understanding of physics

Zika hazard

By Julie Borg
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Science | The otherwise mild Zika virus threatens the unborn

What gravitational waves can teach us about creation

By Julie Borg
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Science | A momentary chirp rocked the scientific world last week when a team of researchers announced they had detected signals from gravitational waves produced when…

Does gene editing research pose a national security risk?

Does gene editing research pose a national security risk?

By Courtney Crandell
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Science | As bioethicists and scientists debate the ethics of genetic manipulation through processes like CRISPR and MRT, a recent poll shows genetic editing has yet to…

Pandemic fears spread as Zika infections span the globe

By Anna K. Poole
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Health | Chinese officials this morning announced the first case of Zika infection in a resident of Ganzhou who recently traveled to Venezuela. The man is recovering,

The descent of evolution

The descent of evolution

By Robert P. Crowner
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Science | Observable scientific data does not support Darwin’s theory of macroevolution

Shortchanging the supplements

Shortchanging the supplements

By Julie Borg
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Science | Multivitamins don’t all stack up

U.S. scientists recommend approval for three-parent embryo research

U.S. scientists recommend approval for three-parent embryo research

By Courtney Crandell
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Science | A panel of bioethicists and scientists in the U.S. gave cautionary approval this week to an ethically questionable process they say could prevent the transfer…

Ethicists: UK embryo editing experiment opens genetic Pandora’s box

By Julie Borg
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Science | In the last few years, science and technology have equipped researchers with the ability to create genetically modified humans. But just because they can…

New treatment could help unborn babies with Down syndrome

By Joseph McCoy
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Health | Within a decade, parents may be able to find treatment for their unborn children with Down syndrome. NBC reports that Carol Tamminga and colleagues at the…

Researchers scramble to find Zika vaccine amid world health crisis

By Anna K. Poole
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Health | This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a global health emergency, with the mysterious tropical disease now sweeping across 28…

Midday Roundup: Britain gives green light to gene editing experiment

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Rewriting the code. Britain has approved a scientist’s request to edit the human genetic code in an effort to better understand how embryos develop, but…

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