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GMO Impossible burger headed for grocery stores. Here’s the nutrition facts you should know

Having jumped all the appropriate FDA hurdles to ensure safety, the Impossible Burger in its uncooked form is coming to ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Natural’ is a feel-good label that can deceive us about the safety of medicine, beauty products and food

People believe that a host of items including foods, medicines, beauty products, cigarettes, lighting, and even causes of injuries are ...
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How a one-time CRISPR shot could obliterate lower back pain

CRISPR may be able to block back pain by dampening the immune system’s cytokine signals ...
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‘Elixir of life’: Can epigenetic reprogramming help us live longer and healthier?

[Juan Carlos]  Izpisúa Belmonte can rejuvenate aging, dying animals. He can rewind time. But just as quickly as he blows ...
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‘Unconventional’ Nobel laureate Kary Mullis, known for revolutionizing DNA research, has died

Kary Mullis, who shared a Nobel Prize in chemistry for devising a technique vital in DNA research and technology, and ...
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Viewpoint: Eating organic is a ‘personal choice,’ but pricier produce won’t make you healthier

Many folks automatically assume that organic equals healthier. But have you ever wondered if the product you're most likely paying ...
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Life after death? Some genes turn on after we die, and we don’t know why

“We really know nothing about what happens when you die,” says Peter Noble, a former professor at the University of ...
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Anti-GMOers join with anti-vaxxers to promote myth that glyphosate causes autism

Another one of those pseudoscientific tropes from the anti-vaccine religion has reared its ugly Bigfoot head – glyphosate causes autism. And, of course, the anti-vaxxers believe ...
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Tired all the time? Searching for genetic links to chronic fatigue syndrome

The hard-to-define and hard-to-diagnose condition continues to baffle researchers searching for its root causes -- and potential treatments ...
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Food fight: Plant-based burgers stir debate over claims of nutritional advantages versus beef

Plant-based burger makers say their products are better for the planet than beef. Whether they are better for consumers’ health ...
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How the quest to bake a better banana bread helps us understand GMOs

A simple analogy can help explain how genetic modification works ...
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Human-monkey chimeras created in China in quest to grow transplantable human organs

An international team of researchers has created embryos containing both human and monkey cells, the Spanish newspaper El País reported July ...
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Women’s sex drive can be boosted with testosterone. Long-term risks need to be studied.

An absence of desire is not an inevitable facet of aging for women, [endocrinologist Susan] Davis says. There’s a name ...
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‘Google’ for biomedical data could improve our understanding of diseases, improve treatments

If we aggregated all the data from countless years of research, might we learn something new about ourselves, the diseases ...
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DNA, fruit flies and the quest to treat cancer with precision medicine

"Cancer therapy is becoming customized to each patient." ...
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GMO mosquitoes could save millions from malaria but ‘progressive agroecologists’ mobilize against Gates-funded project

A child under 5 dies from malaria about every two minutes world-wide. Yet radical environmentalists are mobilizing against an important ...
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Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s obsession with scientists: ‘He collects beautiful minds’

As the New York Times reported [July 31], [Jeffrey] Epstein’s “passion for cutting-edge science” at times verged into eugenics. Multiple ...
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526 ‘abnormal’ teeth found in 7-year-old boy’s mouth in India extracted by surgeons

A 7-year-old boy complaining of jaw pain was found to have 526 teeth inside his mouth, according to the hospital ...
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Mayo Clinic versus Natural News: Rating the reliability of health websites

For millions of Americans, including health professionals, the resurgence of measles is a confounding and frightening development. How can a ...
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Probiotics may help humans stay healthy. Could they benefit other animals, too?

Researchers eye microbes as a tool for fighting disease epidemics in bats, frogs, corals and more ...
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Alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had a dream: He wanted to ‘seed the human race with his DNA’

Jeffrey E. Epstein, the wealthy financier who is accused of sex trafficking, had an unusual dream: He hoped to seed ...
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GMO glyphosate-tolerant soybean has ‘no adverse effects’ on male rat reproduction system

Glyphosate tolerant soybeans represent a large portion of soybeans grown and fed to farm animals around the world. Despite their ...
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USDA: Purple corn could help battle obesity, diabetes

Purple corn is more than tasty and eye-catching. Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered a game-changing ...
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Amputees could ‘feel’ again with innovative prosthetic arm

For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sense of touch ...
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Does testosterone impact moral decisions? Not according to this research.

The Trolley Problem is a staple of ethics courses and has even made its way into prime-time television. It's a ...
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Heart monitoring by Fitbit, other wearables, may be less accurate for people with dark skin

Nearly all of the largest manufacturers of wearable heart rate trackers rely on technology that could be less reliable for ...
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About all those vitamins and nutritional supplements we’re taking: Most may be ‘a big waste of money’, researchers say

More than half of Americans take at least one vitamin or nutritional supplement every day, according to the study, amounting ...
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Viewpoint: Eat organic apples to improve gut health? There’s reason for skepticism

Yogurt marketing and supplement claims aside, there is no evidence that your body is impacted by probiotics unless you suffered ...