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

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 | 
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

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

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

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’

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