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Philippines cave yields mysterious new human ancestor: Homo luzonensis

Ashley Strickland | 
Ancient bones and teeth found in Callao Cave in the Philippines have led to the discovery of a previously unknown ...
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‘Impossible Whopper’: Burger King plans roll out of plant-based GMO burger

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | 
Burger King has a plan to bring in new customers and encourage existing ones to buy more often: Vegetarian Whoppers ...
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Presidential candidate John Hickenlooper can’t remember people by their appearance. How he copes with ‘face blindness’

Dan Merica | 
John Hickenlooper knows he knows you from somewhere. The former Colorado governor now running for president just doesn't know if ...

Combined immunotherapy strategy could revolutionize kidney cancer treatment

Jacqueline Howard | 
The way doctors typically approach kidney cancer treatment could be evolving. Two separate studies published [February 16] in the New ...

Biodiversity declines threaten world food production, warns United Nations

James Griffiths | 
A drop in global biodiversity is putting our ability to produce food at risk, a new United Nations report warns ...
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Should all women get BRCA genetic testing as part of ‘routine medical care’? Key panel says ‘no’

Susan Scutti | 
Primary care providers should screen women for personal, family and/or ethnic history of breast, ovarian, tubal or peritoneal cancer to ...
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Fertility doctor suspected of fathering 200 children will have DNA tested, court rules

Rob Picheta | 
A fertility doctor suspected to have fathered scores of people by secretly swapping donors' sperm for his own will have ...
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Cancer-linked obesity soaring among millennials in the United States

Sandee LaMotte | 
Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ...
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How climate change could skew the gender ratio

Susan Scutti | 
Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, ...
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Fossils fill ‘missing link’ gap between early humans and predecessors

Rob Picheta | 
Early humans were still swinging from trees two million years ago, scientists have said, after confirming a set of contentious ...

DNA test spurs arrest of nurse accused of impregnating vegetative patient

Jason Hanna, Keith Allen | 
A 36-year-old nurse has been arrested on suspicion of impregnating a woman in a vegetative state who unexpectedly gave birth ...

Cancer death rate in the US has dropped 27% over 25 years

Jacqueline Howard | 
The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States seems to have dropped steadily for 25 years, a ...
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How air pollution could increase risk of autism

Susan Scutti | 
Prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder, a new study finds ...
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Controversial Chinese scientist defends gene-edited babies: ‘I feel proud’

Helen Regan, Serenitie Wang, Oscar Holland | 
The Chinese scientist who sparked an international outcry after alleging to have helped create the world's first genetically edited babies, ...

Countering severe peanut allergies through oral immunotherapy

Susan Scutti | 
Mom Monica Glover said the family discovered Ellis' peanut allergy when she was about 3. … Glover seized the opportunity ...

Robots helping Chinese parents raise kids. Is that a good thing?

Serenitie Wang | 
At kindergarten, three-year-old Seven Kong has his schoolmates to play with, but at home his best friend is a kidney-shaped, ...
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Cancer will be the ‘single biggest barrier to increasing our life expectancy,’ report says

Jen Christensen | 
The number of people around the world who have cancer is "rapidly growing," with 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 ...

Improved DNA testing identifies 9/11 victim 17 years after attack

Faith Karimi | 
The remains of a man killed during the Sept. 11 terror attack in New York have been identified 17 years ...
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Man whose rare blood type saved millions of babies retires from donating after 60 years

Doug Criss | 
James Harrison, known as the "Man With the Golden Arm," has donated blood nearly every week for 60 years. After ...

Viewpoint: Republicans signal support for Obama-era global agricultural aid bill that could usher in higher tech African Green Revolution

Tewodaj Mogues | 
The Global Food Security Act, an Obama-era piece of legislation that marshals foreign aid to speed up agricultural growth and reduce ...
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Scientists find ‘glimmer of hope’ in early HIV vaccine trial

Jen Christensen | 
There may be a glimmer of hope in the fight to protect people from HIV-1, the most widespread type of ...

Predicting the risk of heart disease using CRISPR and stem cells

Jacqueline Howard | 
In our human genome, there are many elusive genetic variants related to medical conditions, but the impact of these variants to ...

First plaintiff, nearing death, goes to court in case claiming Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup causes cancer

Holly Yan | 
On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body ...

Are we closer to finding life on Mars?

Ashley Strickland | 
Organic matter has been found on Mars in soil samples taken from 3 billion-year-old mudstone in the Gale crater by ...
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Woman survives removal of 132-pound ovarian tumor

Mark Lieber | 
A 132-pound ovarian tumor was removed from a 38-year-old Connecticut woman this year, according to two doctors involved in the ...
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Golf legend Jack Nicklaus tries experimental stem cell therapy for ‘debilitating’ back pain

Sanjay Gupta, Roni Selig | 
For much of his professional golf career [Jack] Nicklaus has had aggravating back pain that he describes as an eight ...
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Transhumanist super athletes: CRISPR and ‘gene doping’ therapy poised to roil sports

Nick Busca | 
[In the 1990s], gene therapy -- defined as the technique of using and manipulating genes in order to treat or ...
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Autistic children and their siblings less likely to be vaccinated

Susan Scutti | 
Children with autism spectrum disorder are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than children unaffected by autism, new research ...