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Bug control

By Julie Borg
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Science | White House stops funding for research that makes viruses worse

Computers may soon be able to read minds

By Julie Borg
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Science | Mind reading devices are no longer confined to the world of science fiction. Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley have developed a computer…

Are wind turbines making people sick?

By Julie Borg
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Science | The Brown County Health Board unanimously concluded last month that wind turbines, located on the Shirley Wind Farm in Glenmore, Wis., are a “human health…

Stephen Hawking’s search for ultimate meaning

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | New biopic The Theory of Everything tells the story of the famed scientist’s first marriage

Scientific fight over Darwinian evolution goes public

Scientific fight over Darwinian evolution goes public

By Dick Peterson
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Science | Doubts about the adequacy of modern evolutionary theory to explain how living organisms change over time have increased in recent years, but mostly behind lab…

Chip on the old block

Chip on the old block

By Julie Borg
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Science | Researchers are developing materials that repair themselves

Surgeons heal a paralyzed man with nose cells

By Julie Borg
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Science | Four years ago, 38 year-old Darek Fidyka was stabbed repeatedly in a brutal attack that severed his spinal chord and left him paralyzed from the chest down.

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…

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,

Cold shoulder

Cold shoulder

By Julie Borg
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Science | Poll: Americans don’t trust scientists

Evicting God from the college classroom

By Dick Peterson
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Intelligent Design | University of Washington professor David Barash offers a glimpse of secular university education in a recent New York Times opinion piece in which he explains…

Healthy baby born after mother gets new womb

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | A woman who had a womb transplant last year has given birth to a healthy baby boy, the world’s first following such radical fertility measures, according to…

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