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Penis transplant, US first, to be performed on wounded veteran

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Soldiers give up a ...
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Astronaut twins give NASA first glimpse at space’s effects on health, DNA

Claire Maldarelli | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scott Kelly has returned to ...
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Are homeopathy, alternative medicine losing steam with consumers?

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Homeopathy, the form of ...
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Gene analysis reveals possible biologic cause of schizophrenia

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Schizophrenia can present itself ...
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More evidence uncovered for transmissible Alzheimer’s theory

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A post-mortem analysis of ...
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Biohackers aim to turn bacteria into tiny insulin-making machines

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The 370 million people ...

Danish bugs document damaging effects of climate change

Grennan Milliken | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  What started out as ...
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Journalists face own conflicts of interest challenges in covering controversial science

Brooke Borel | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In my recent article ...
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23andMe reports denying police requests to turn over customer DNA

Claire Maldarelli | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Private genetics company 23andMe ...

Can your 23andMe data end up in the FBI’s hands?

Claire Maldarelli | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. < Back when Ancestry and ...

What keeps your microbiome happy?

Katherine Harmon Courage | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The microbes in your ...

Artificial cells may show how earliest life forms came to be

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Scientists have a pretty ...

New test detects all viruses that infect humans

Claire Maldarelli | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In order for a ...

Improved cancer drug hides out in patient’s own blood cells

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  It’s notoriously difficult to ...

Humans successfully read each other’s thoughts through brain-to-brain connection

Lydia Chain | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In one lab, an ...

Google initiative turning eye towards brain science

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  After 13 years as ...

Throat bacteria show possible link between schizophrenia and microbiome

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  No one is quite ...

Biohackers have hands on CRISPR, but mostly to make beer

Alexandra Ossola | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The advent of enzyme ...

Don’t snooze, you lose: Sleep deprivation has long-lasting consequences for genes, health

G. Clay Whittaker | 
There’s a new reason to go to bed on time: late nights, in addition to a multitude of health effects, ...

Natural genetic mutations inspire promising bio-pharmaceutical treatments

Alexandra Ossola | 
Steven Pete can’t feel pain. Timothy Dreyer has bones several times thicker than the average human. Both conditions were caused ...

As dengue fever victims in Brazil tops 16 million, GM mosquito trial offers hope

Alexandra Ossola | 
Dengue fever is so excruciating that it is often called the “bone breaker,” causing severe pain in the joints and ...

Bed bugs’ odd genetic inheritance might help manage infestations

Brooke Borel | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  We already know that ...

Disinfecting equipment helps prevent spread of infection at the gym

Jason Tetro | 
In addition to water bottles, disinfectant spray bottles have become commonplace in many athletic facilities. The routine is simple to ...

Your brain interprets the world differently from everyone else’s

Alexandra Ossola | 
Sometimes, other people interpret your words differently than you may have intended--like you're not on the same wavelength. Turns out ...
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Mammoth DNA successfully resurrected, but cloning won’t happen anytime soon

Sarah Fecht | 
A group of researchers are getting closer to bringing the extinct woolly mammoth back to life. Geneticist George Church’s lab ...

Non-GMO hybrid yeast leads to greater beer diversity and faster brewing time

Jason Tetro | 
Last month, a Finnish group reported on their efforts to improve beer by altering the nature of the yeast. They ...

Supreme Court: Officers can seize your DNA without your consent

Lydia Ramsay | 
In 2009, a Maryland county court convicted Glenn Raynor of rape, the verdict hinging on a key piece of evidence: ...

Alligators to the rescue against antibiotic resistance

Jason Tetro | 
Among all the animals captivating our collective attention, one of the most prevalent has been the alligator. Historical records reveal ...