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How beer brewers and marijuana growers are teaming up to help address the climate crisis

Jennifer Oldham | 
The state of Colorado and three small businesses are trying a novel approach to reduce carbon emissions that sounds like ...
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Viewpoint: How the ‘green lobby’ has partnered with the fishing industry to keep sustainable GMO salmon off our plates for 25 years

Mitch Daniels | 
What should one make of the following set of facts? A federal government, urged on by self-designated advocates for the ...
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Humans are ‘biologically built’ to seek out friends

Barbara King | 
We humans are biologically built to seek friends, and we can see suggestions of our evolutionary past in the social ...
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US life expectancy edges upward as cancer death rate drops

Joel Achenbach | 
The number of fatal drug overdoses declined for the first time in 28 years, and U.S. life expectancy at birth ticked upward for the ...
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Hand sanitizers can’t ‘work miracles’: Purell warned by FDA to cut back on marketing claims

Kim Bellware | 
The makers of Purell are pruning their marketing strategy after the Food and Drug Administration slapped the company with a ...
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Why the US is ‘not nearly as prepared as we need to be’ to deal with China’s coronavirus

Lena Sun, Lenny Bernstein | 
Now, with word of the first U.S. patient to contract the new virus that has killed 17 people in China comes the ...
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Kellogg’s to cut wheat, oats treated with Bayer’s Roundup herbicide from supply chain by 2025

Laura Reiley | 
Kellogg’s, the multinational food manufacturer based in Battle Creek, Mich., is taking a stand. But very quietly. At the end ...
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Chronic inflammation a silent threat that can ‘damage DNA and lead to heart disease, cancer’

Marlene Cimons | 
Chronic inflammation begins without an apparent cause — and doesn’t stop. The immune system becomes activated, but the inflammatory response ...
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We’ve been dealing with measles for at least 2,000 years, genetic analysis suggests

Erin Blakemore | 
In the 10th century, Persian physician Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi wrote about patients with fever, anxiety and full-body rashes — ...
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Fetal tissue research restrictions disrupting studies into major diseases, including AIDS, Down syndrome, diabetes

Amy Goldstein | 
A recent Trump administration decision to limit funding of research that uses fetal tissue is already disrupting research into major ...
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Underdiagnosed mutation in African American populations increases risk of heart failure

Lateshia Beachum | 
An underdiagnosed genetic mutation in people of African descent carries an increased risk for heart failure, according to a study ...
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5 common myths about testosterone debunked

Katrina Karkazis, Rebecca Jordan-Young | 
Many of the claims go well beyond or even directly against the scientific evidence about what scientists call “T.” Myth ...
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Can deep brain stimulation treat opioid addiction?

Lenny Bernstein | 
A surgeon has implanted electrodes in the brain of a patient suffering from severe opioid use disorder, hoping to cure ...
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Two new drug-resistant superbugs added to CDC’s list of ‘most urgent threats’

Lena Sun | 
Drug-resistant germs and related infections sicken about 3 million people and kill about 48,000 every year in the United States, ...
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Bangladesh could approve GMO Golden Rice in November 2019—after 10-year delay caused by regulation, activism

Ed Regis | 
By [November 15], Bangladesh’s agriculture minister is expected to announce the approval of “golden rice" for sale and use, making ...
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Meet the ‘flavorists’: Food chemists who make plant-based Beyond, Impossible burgers taste like ‘meat’

Laura Reiley | 
Marie Wright dips four long strips of paper, the kind you’d sniff a perfume sample from in Sephora, into bottles ...
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Infographic: No country is prepared for a pandemic, report says

Lena Sun | 
After an Ebola epidemic devastated West Africa in 2014, many countries took steps to boost their preparedness. But even as the risk ...
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‘Unlearning fear’: Why women are twice as likely to experience PTSD

Marlene Cimons | 
[W]omen — both civilians and women from the military — are more than twice as likely as men to suffer ...
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Conquering a fear of flying by ‘retuning’ the brain’s ability to calm itself

Sarah Vander Schaaff | 
Fear of flying, or aviophobia, is an anxiety disorder. About 40 percent of the general population reports some fear of ...
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How fathers’ diets, lifestyle choices could impact their babies’ health

Judith Finlayson | 
[E]merging science indicates that fathers play a more significant role in pregnancy outcomes than previously thought. … Traditionally, the father’s ...
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Can someone be held responsible when donor sperm leads to a genetic disorder?

Ariana Cha | 
After Danielle Rizzo’s first son and then her second were diagnosed with autism, she has struggled with the how and ...
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3 scientists win Nobel Prize in medicine for work on cell’s ability to ‘sense and adapt to oxygen availability’

Carolyn Johnson | 
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday to three physician-scientists from the U.S. and Britain — William ...
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USDA Kansas City relocation halts research on honeybees, organic food and Bayer’s dicamba herbicide

Ben Guarino | 
The relocation of two Agriculture Department agencies out of the District of Columbia has delayed the publication of dozens of ...
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‘Baby biome’: Does a Caesarean section birth alter the gut bacteria of infants?

Previous research has suggested that a lack of exposure to some microbes in early life is implicated in autoimmune diseases ...
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‘We don’t have an answer yet’: Nearly 100 doctors have failed to diagnose man’s mystery illness

Sandra Boodman | 
When [Bob] Schwartz, who battles insomnia, does manage to fall asleep, he wakes up every 90 minutes to urinate copiously ...
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Nature can be toxic: Many common herbal remedies can dangerously interact with medications

Lucy McBride | 
My patients often consider herbal remedies to be free of side effects, but many “natural” products can lead to toxicity ...
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A businessman’s daughter has an ‘ultra-rare’ disease, so he immersed himself in science to find a gene therapy cure

Joanna Broder | 
Simon and Nina Frost had spared no expense, taking Annabel to all the best neurologists around the country. Finally a ...
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Can DNA from Loch Ness help solve 86-year old monster mystery?

Hannah Knowles | 
It was a science story made for the headlines: a monster, more than a thousand years of mystery and maybe, ...