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Origins of life: We are getting closer to recreating the bubbling primordial soup

Knowable | 
At 158 degrees Fahrenheit (70 degrees Celsius), the vents are a bit hot for a bubble bath but, it turns ...
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Could gene editing overcome ‘squeamishness’ about GMOs and crop biotechnology?

Undark | 
Climate change is .... empowering a less familiar food foe: fungal pathogens. Molds and mildews thrive under increased precipitation and ...

GAANTRY: USDA develops ‘gene-stacking’ solution to fungal pathogens—but will it actually work?

The Scientist | 
If climate change is the new normal, farmers in some regions of the world will have to get used to ...
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Decades-old immunosuppressant drug rapamycin could extend life

The Scientist | 
In the 1990s, pharmacologist Dave Sharp of the University of Texas’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies in San ...
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