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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...