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Tracing the ancient roots of antibiotic resistance could help us today

Shayla Love | 
Most of our antibiotics have come from microbes that live in the soil. These organisms naturally make antibiotics for their ...

Stem cell clinics accused of promising more than they can deliver, and worse

Jesse Hicks | 
It's a nightmare story: Three women pay tens of thousands of dollars to a South Florida clinic for unproven "stem ...

Why some people make stupid choices? Genetics may hold the answer

Caroline Beaton | 
The premise of the Darwin Awards, [which are annually given to those who "improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it",] ...

Genetics say your perfect mate is someone just like you

Dan Roe | 
If your genes can't have you all to themselves, they'll seek out the next best thing: A recent study on assortative mating ...
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