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Visit Mars and bring back alien life? Troubles containing coronavirus should make us wary of bringing microbes to Earth

Jeffrey Kluger | 
You know what? Maybe we ought to reconsider this whole thing about looking for life on other worlds. It would ...
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Trouble dragging yourself to the gym? It could be your genes

Caroline Allen | 
It’s long been thought that some people find exercising easier than others. While some will happily jog off to the ...
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Bill Gates: AI, gene editing could help us reach global health goals ‘exponentially’ faster

Alan Boyle | 
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been working to improve the state of global health through his nonprofit foundation for 20 ...
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‘Expanding the capabilities of the human body’: Russian biohackers turn to implants, supplements and extreme exercise

Anna Malpas, Nikolay Korzhov | 
Gripping a scalpel, Vladislav Zaitsev makes an incision in the fold of skin between his client's thumb and index finger ...
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Genetic mutations may provide natural defense against Alzheimer’s

Alexandra Thompson | 
A set of genetic mutations may protect against Alzheimer’s, research suggests. The memory-robbing disease is poorly understood, with few known ...
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If we started again from scratch, would life on Earth evolve the same way?

Rob Waugh | 
Evolution is often seen as a mysterious process, but it’s actually predictable, and if life on Earth evolved again it ...
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Ancient infant DNA shows Native Americans split from their Asian ancestors 25,000 years ago

Malcolm Ritter | 
DNA from an infant who died in Alaska some 11,500 years ago is giving scientists the best look yet at ...
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Life after death? Brain activity sometimes mimics ‘deep sleep’

Lindsay Dodgson | 
When the heart stops, the body is declared dead, but this isn't always absolute...New research has now added another piece to the ...
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Injured MLB pitchers opt for unproven stem cell injections over Tommy John surgery

Jeff Passan | 
[Editor's note: Tommy John surgery is a surgical procedure in which the ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow is replaced with ...

Prehistoric ‘hand’ stencil actually belonged to lizard

Laura Geggel | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The roughly 8,000-year-old "hands" ...

Burial site calls to question Roman Empire’s influence on Britain’s genes

Taylor Kubota | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. DNA from seven decapitated ...

Frozen embryos to be discarded in California divorce dispute

Sudhin Thanawala | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A woman must abide ...
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Can DNA end mystery of Shroud of Turin?

Tia Ghose | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Is it a medieval ...

New findings appear to bridge gap in origin of first life on Earth

Jesse Emspak | 
How did life on Earth begin? It's been one of modern biology's greatest mysteries: How did the chemical soup that ...