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Human cloning: Is it possible?

Though human reproductive cloning is still in its infancy, it is believed to have several benefits ...
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Combating depression with green care therapies

One example of a promising but under-studied therapy is "green care" or "care farming," a type of intervention that uses ...

Repairing the heart without using stem cells

When a person suffers a heart attack, scar tissue forms over the damaged areas of the heart, reducing the organ’s ...
old age

Your genes decide how old you get

If your grandparents were able to celebrate their 90th birthday there’s a good chance you might do the same. Our ...
XNA

Synthetic DNA is tomorrow’s medicine

An international team of researchers has created revolutionary proteins that can copy synthetic genetic material – the so-called XNA (Xeno-Nucleic ...
jason

Real “Beautiful Mind”- College dropout became mathematical genius after mugging

Jason Padgett, 41, sees complex mathematical formulas everywhere he looks and turns them into stunning, intricate diagrams he can draw ...
Legacy book

Jews are an ancient Middle Eastern ‘tribe’, genes reveal

In his new book, “Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People,” Harry Ostrer, a medical geneticist and professor at ...