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Developing countries likely to boost CO2 emissions to combat hunger, study finds

Johns Hopkins University | 
Achieving an adequate, healthy diet in most low-income countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions and water ...
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Embryos aren’t female by ‘default’ after all, study shows

Monika Deshpande | Johns Hopkins University | 
Every developing embryo, irrespective of its sex, at one point contains both male and female reproductive tracts, referred to as ...
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Cancer early warning system: Blood test looks for bits of DNA shed from tumors

Johns Hopkins University | 
In a bid to detect cancers early and in a noninvasive way, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center ...
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HIV drug trials disproportionately include white patients, to detriment of African Americans

Johns Hopkins University | 
Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc, a new study from Johns Hopkins suggests ...

Bacteria may be key to immunity, DNA manipulation

Johns Hopkins University | 
Bacteria’s ability to destroy viruses has long puzzled scientists, but researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ...

Storing cancer data in the ‘cloud’

Johns Hopkins University | 
Storing music and photos on distant computers via "cloud" technology is nothing new. But Johns Hopkins researchers are now using ...
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