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Was it a bat? A lab leak? A bioweapon? Virus hunters battle cornovarius origin speculation

Drew Griffin, Robert Kuznia | 
A vacuum of knowledge about the origins of the new coronavirus ravaging the world has provided fertile ground for all ...
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Video: World has lots of food, but COVID-19 trade restrictions hamper supermarket restocking efforts

John Defterios | 
The food industry is struggling to cope with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions on transportation links that move ...
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Video: How COVID-19 attacks a patient’s lungs

CT imaging from George Washington University Hospital shows the effects of Covid-19 on the lungs of a 59-year old man ...

Why it’s safe to order food and go grocery shopping during the coronavirus outbreak

Mallory Simon | 
President Donald Trump and governors of various states have suggested Americans should avoid restaurants due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead ...
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Space-grown lettuce a hit with astronauts, and nutritionally identical to its earthly counterpart

Ashley Strickland | 
The astronauts floated around, expressing delight as they tasted something entirely unexpected in space. "Awesome! Tastes good! I like that! ...
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Full-fat dairy not linked to childhood obesity, studies show, raising questions about US dietary guidelines

Sandee LaMotte | 
There's little scientific evidence behind recommendations by US health organizations that kids should stop eating full-fat dairy after the age ...
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Disney names GMO Impossible Burger its preferred plant-based meat, noting customers ‘have embraced’ vegan options

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | 
Disney and Impossible Foods, which makes plant-based meat designed to look, taste and cook like the real thing, have struck ...
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This can ‘never ever’ happen again: Cleveland fertility clinic sued over 4,000 lost eggs

Holly Yan | 
Almost two years ago, a freezer malfunction at an Ohio fertility clinic may have destroyed hundreds of patients' chances at ...
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DNA cracks 1980 cold case: Gene analysis leads to arrest of Florida’s ‘Pillowcase rapist’

Dakin Andone, Devon Sayers | 
Authorities believe a Florida man arrested last weekend is the so-called Pillowcase Rapist and is responsible for a string of ...
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US cancer death rates fall for 26th year in a row. 2.2% marks largest single-year drop

Jacqueline Howard | 
The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States continued to decline for the 26th year in a ...
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DNA to be collected from migrants in custody through Trump administration pilot program

Geneva Sands | 
The Trump administration will begin collecting DNA samples from some migrants in US Customs and Border Protection custody as part ...
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Judge blocks Arkansas law outlawing use of ‘meat’ to market plant-based burgers

Madeline Holcombe, Scottie Andrew | 
Veggie burgers are safe for now after a federal judge temporarily blocked Arkansas legislation banning the use of meat-related terminology ...
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Once-a-month birth control pill could be possible with innovative design

Eric Cheung | 
Scientists say they have made a breakthrough on developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a ...
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Dunkin’ launching Beyond Meat breakfast sandwich at more than 9,000 US stores in November 2019

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | 
Dunkin' is launching its Beyond Meat breakfast sandwich nationally in November, two months ahead of schedule, after a highly successful ...
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New ‘superfood’ makes bees better pollinators—boosting crop yields up to 90%

Millie Dent | 
Argentina-based startup Beeflow has developed a special nutrient-packed formula for bees meant to boost their immune systems and make them ...

In South Africa, being intersex is considered bad luck. This young woman is fighting back

Aisha Salaudeen | 
Babalwa Mtshawu never experienced puberty. When she was growing up she didn't get her period or grow breasts like the ...
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USDA reinstates honeybee population survey controversially suspended amid budget cuts

Sam Fossum | 
The US Department of Agriculture will resume data collection for its annual Honey Bee Colonies report on October 1 -- ...

Hormone therapy to treat menopause results in increased breast cancer risk

Jacqueline Howard | 
Certain hormone replacement therapies have long been tied to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, new research suggests that in ...

1983 sex assault mystery solved by DNA testing

Madeline Holcombe | 
A Florida woman who woke up to a stranger sexually assaulting her 36 years ago may finally get justice after ...
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Viewpoint: Eating less meat, boosting crop yields will help prevent famine as climate changes

Mark Lynas | 
Humanity is on a collision course with nature. Already 72% of the global ice-free land surface is dedicated to supporting ...
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526 ‘abnormal’ teeth found in 7-year-old boy’s mouth in India extracted by surgeons

Manveena Suri | 
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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2 million years ago, we lost this gene. That may be why humans are so prone to heart attacks

Ashley Strickland | 
One-third of global deaths are due to cardiovascular disease caused by atherosclerosis, when arteries are clogged with fat deposits. Although ...
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Anorexia linked to metabolism in DNA study, opening new treatment avenues

Leah Asmelash, Saeed Ahmed | 
The way we treat anorexia may be changing, thanks to a new study linking the illness to metabolism. The study, ...

IVF nightmare: Fertility clinic glitch results in babies being born to wrong parents

Eric Levenson | 
Anni and Ashot Manukyan wanted their daughter to have a younger sibling, so they used a fertility clinic to try ...
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First baby born in the US from transplanted uterus of deceased donor

Saeed Ahmed, Scottie Andrew | 
In a first for the United States, a clinic has delivered a healthy baby from the transplanted uterus of a ...

Night owls may have a greater risk of breast cancer, study says. But altering sleep habits is unlikely to change that.

Nina Avramova | 
Sleep traits could be a risk factor for breast cancer, new research suggests. Women who said they preferred to get ...
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Drugs used for depression, epilepsy may increase risk of dementia, study shows

Jacqueline Howard | 
Scientists have long found a possible link between anticholinergic drugs and an increased risk of dementia.  A study published in ...
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Nature’s Viagra? Seahorse’s future threatened by Chinese sex drug obsession

Sarah Lazarus | 
In Chinese medicine, seahorses are believed to have Viagra-like powers. Hong Kong is the world's largest trading hub for the ...