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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 ...
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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 -- ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Olympian Caster Semenya cleared to compete as a woman without taking testosterone-reducing drugs

Aimee Lewis, Jill Martin | 
Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered the ...
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Human Genome Project pioneer now on a quest to solve chronic fatigue syndrome

Ryan Prior | 
[Ron] Davis, who is 77, leads a lab that invented much of the technology that powered the Human Genome Project. Now ...
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Autism diagnosis for children as young as 14 months could boost treatment potential

Jacqueline Howard | 
When screening for autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests that children can be reliably diagnosed with autism at an ...
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Newly identified type of dementia could be ‘more common than Alzheimer’s’

Michael Nedelman | 
Doctors have newly outlined a type of dementia that could be more common than Alzheimer's among the oldest adults, according ...
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‘Ancient lion’: Meet the largest carnivore we’ve ever discovered

Ashley Strickland | 
Twenty-three million years ago, a giant carnivore larger than any modern-day lion or polar bear stalked sub-Saharan Africa, according to ...
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Genetic genealogy leads to arrest in 1972 Washington killing

Eric Levenson, Natasha Chen | 
Thanks to the same DNA technology that caught the Golden State Killer suspect, authorities in Washington state arrested a 77-year-old ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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