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‘Dogs are still the best’: But can a machine be taught to detect ovarian cancer with a ‘sniff’?

Daniel Peterschmidt | 
The ultimate goal was to develop an instrument that mimicked the abilities of a dog’s nose—a tool to detect the ...
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Exploring the inaccuracy of mammograms and the threat of false positives

Kit Yates | 
In the spring of 2014, Dominique Berry went to see her doctor to have an irritating skin condition examined. During ...
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Will breastfeeding make your children smarter?

Emily Oster | 
Most of the academic research on breastfeeding focuses on early-life outcomes—infections, for example, in the time period in which you ...

The Disordered Mind: How our brains control our emotions

Eric Kandel | 
The following is an excerpt of The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves by Eric Kandel.  We are all ...
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Taking a peek inside the brains of dogs to see how they work

Lauren Young | 
If dogs could talk, what would they say about us and the way they see the world? Just how do dogs think? ...
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How genetically modified microorganisms could help humans farm on Mars

Julie Leibach | 
[A]s NASA gears up to touch down on Mars, research is turning to how astronauts will produce what they need ...
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Alison Van Eenennaam v Jennifer Kuzma: How should hornless cows and gene editing be regulated?

Alison Van Eenennaam, Jennifer Kuzma | 
Dairy cows, which come from the Holstein breed, naturally grow horns. On farms, the horns are often physically removed because ...
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Alison Van Eenennaam video: Animal geneticist on humane benefits of genetically dehorning cattle

Luke Groskin | 
Alison Van Eenennaam and colleagues at UC Davis, along with researchers at the biotech company Recombinetics, who aim to develop ...