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These kinds of personality types are most likely to embrace conspiracy theories

Julia Naftulin | 
[P]eople who are self-important, narcissistic, anxious, depressed, or impulsive are slightly more likely to cling to a conspiracy theory than ...
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It might soon be possible to shape your own dreams

Susie Neilson | 
The technology engineer — and self-proclaimed wannabe cyborg — [Tomás Vega] has been developing a device with other researchers at the MIT Media ...
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Fox News fetes Chinese scientists claiming China made and intentionally released COVID virus. Turns out they are on former Trump strategist Steve Bannon’s payroll

Aylin Woodward | 
A strange new paper claiming the coronavirus was a "laboratory product" quietly made its way into a repository of preliminary research ...
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Podcast: Bill Nye The Science Guy explains his transition from GMO skeptic to advocate

Amy Pedulla, Bill Nye | 
Back in 2014, Bill Nye The Science Guy was skeptical of genetically modified foods, or GMOs. It raised some eyebrows ...
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Coronavirus ‘relapses’ in South Korea blamed on faulty tests detecting ‘dead virus fragments’

Sinéad Baker | 
Scientists said the wave of South Koreans who tested positive for COVID-19 even after they recovered did not have the ...
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Coronavirus may force massive changes to restaurant industry, including customer temperature checks

Kate Taylor | 
Many are dreaming about what they'll do when the coronavirus pandemic is behind us. People are already imagining their first ...
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Past decade taught us how wrong we were about human evolution, including when our ancestors left Africa

Aylin Woodward | 
In recent years, anthropologists around the world have discovered new human ancestors, figured out what happened to the Neanderthals, and pushed ...

McDonald’s teams up with Beyond Meat to test plant-based burger in Canada

Kate Taylor | 
McDonald's is teaming up with Beyond Meat. On [September 26], the fast-food giant announced that it will partner with Beyond ...
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CRISPR co-inventor Jennifer Doudna: Gene-edited foods could hit stores by 2024

Erin Brodwin | 
While ethicists debate the applications of blockbuster gene-editing tool Crispr in human healthcare, an inventor of the tool believes it has ...
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Why you shouldn’t expect the DNA you send to companies like 23andMe to remain private forever

Erin Brodwin | 
The data you shared with a genetic testing startup like 23andMe is private — for now. But maintaining that privacy, which rests ...
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Viewpoint: Consumer tests are ‘neither safe nor private’

Eric Brodwin | 
As millions of Americans sat down to Thanksgiving dinner, the biomedical researcher James Hazel sent out a stark warning about the genetic-testing kits that ...

Can this DNA test find the right depression medication for you?

Erin Brodwin | 
Using DNA testing to determine how well a given depression medication will work with a patient's genetic makeup is becoming ...
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New Age Meats lab-grown sausage passes first taste test

Erin Brodwin | 
On [September 17th], the startup, called New Age Meats, let a handful of journalists and prospective investors taste its prototype product ...

Video: Why having a dog can put you in a ‘state of calm’

Emma Fierberg | 
Your pets have a larger effect on your body and brain than you might think. They have the ability to ...

10 common misconceptions about the human brain

Lindsay Dodgeson | 
[C]hances are you’ve heard a completely incorrect “fact” about the brain. … [Here are] the biggest and most widely believed ...
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Will public embrace CRISPR crops if they can help feed our growing population and protect the environment?

Erin Brodwin | 
Experts estimate we’ll be eating the first CRISPR produce — likely strawberries or another type of fruit — within five ...
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Monsanto may leave India after court rules GMO Bt cotton patent unenforceable

Dilsher Dhillon | 
The Delhi High Court, on March 11th, ruled that Monsanto’s patents on two genetically modified (GM) seed varieties of cotton ...
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CRISPR strawberries? Monsanto-backed gene-editing venture developing sweeter fruit

Erin Brodwin | 
In a move aimed at securing a place in the rapidly-evolving food technology scene, agricultural giant Monsanto has invested $125 ...
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Bill Gates: GMO foods ‘perfectly healthy’, could reduce starvation and malnutrition

Erin Brodwin | 
Bill Gates has a message for anti-GMO advocates: I'm disappointed. In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" on Tuesday, Gates said that ...