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Delving into our complicated relationship with carbohydrates

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The idea of controlling carbohydrate consumption has been bouncing around the world of diets and medicine for nearly 100 years ...
Why autism looks so different in girls

Why autism looks so different in girls

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Girls tend to be diagnosed with autism later in life than boys--often after being misdiagnosed with something else first. Why ...
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Marrying your cousin? There may be evolutionary benefits

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The taboo against cousin marriages may be overblown--and there may even be an evolutionary argument in support of it in ...
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Why are we afraid of synthetic blood?

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Synthetic blood engineered to be superior to our normal blood may be a revolution in the emergency room ...
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How gene therapy could help astronauts survive deep space deadly radiation

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Over the past five decades, space travel advocates have been pushing to expand our footprint in space. They dream about lunar ...
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The real sustainability revolution in farming is New Breeding Techniques like CRISPR. Why are organic farmers blocked from using them?

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How do we define 'organics'? From a legal perspective, the term can only be applied to foods that meet a ...
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Sex in space? An awkward talk we will need to have

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As the prospect of Mars colonization grows on the public radar screen, sex talk is not as much taboo that ...
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What’s stopping us from using CRISPR to gene edit humans to fight disease?

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Emerging clinical applications of CRISPR editing include delivery of CRISPR systems into the body to repair genetic sequences. This is ...
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Here’s what potential Mars colonists really need from Earth: A large gene pool

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Establishment of a Mars colony will depend on genetic diversity, meaning we must send tens of thousands of colonists ...
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Supercharged brains and the quest to think better and faster

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For those seeking to enhance cognitive function based on hard evidence, the starting point is worked aimed at improving mental ...
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Are consumer genetic tests misused by doctors and alternative health providers?

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Health practitioners with little or no training or perspective in genetics are dabbling in this rapidly advancing field. Utilizing results ...
Reinforcing the human heart: Integrating human cells, electronics and nanomaterials

Reinforcing the human heart: Integrating human cells, electronics and nanomaterials

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Future of heart care: Cardiac patch that doesn't merely beat, but also provides monitoring and, if needed, electrical stimulation and ...
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With imaging advances, brain researchers no longer rely on cadavers and freak accidents

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The increased use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a research tool could lead to better understanding of a wide ...
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Extraterrestrial life may have different chemistry, but evolutionary forces will be Earth-like

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If the forces of natural selection have shaped the development of life on Earth, there's no reason to believe those ...
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Could modern influenza outbreaks escalate into devastating pandemics like the 1918 ‘Spanish Flu’?

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It is unlikely that we will ever experience anything like the 1918 outbreak, but researchers say we could see outbreaks ...
Sex and genetics: We're looking for someone who isn't an exact match of ourselves

Sex and genetics: We’re looking for someone who isn’t an exact match of ourselves

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We know that both men and woman are attracted to each other's shapes. But human sexual desire, and partner preference, ...
Does the shape of your face affect your odds of success or failure in life?

Does the shape of your face affect your odds of success or failure in life?

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The science of facial structures has advanced tremendously in recent years, leading to a number of applications and a deeper ...
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Male pregnancy may be closer than you think

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As women begin to receive uterine transplants, the question is being asked of when they will be available for men ...
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TRAPPIST-1 mini-planetary system and what it means for the spread of life between worlds

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Only a few dozen known worlds as small as the rocky worlds of our inner Solar System and orbiting within ...
How the brain resists when presented with scientific consensus on controversial issues

How the brain resists when presented with scientific consensus on controversial issues

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Why do people refuse to change their views when confronted with scientific consensus? Research is starting to show us how ...
Viewpoint: Non-GMO Project label offers nothing for consumers

Viewpoint: Non-GMO Project label offers nothing for consumers

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The presence of a Non-GMO Project seal of approval doesn't really tell consumers anything about their food. And it's questionable ...
What foods have pesticide residues? When do the chemical traces pose dangers?

What foods have pesticide residues? When do the chemical traces pose dangers?

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Dosage and length of exposure determines whether a compound actually produces toxic effects and could lead to such diseases as ...
Have humans or any of Earth's creatures stopped evolving?

Have humans or any of Earth’s creatures stopped evolving?

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Some of the planet's more bizarre creatures have prompted some observers to suggest that evolution, on occasion, is stopped in ...
Searching for extraterrestrial life: Finding the right communication technology

Searching for extraterrestrial life: Finding the right communication technology

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Scientists are looking for evidence of extraterrestrial communication across interstellar space. But what if other intelligent life forms are using ...
How our brain perceives time

How our brain perceives time

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Internal time perception is complex, involving disperse areas of the brain. But a new field of research called neurorelativity, using ...
Protecting against cancer: What can we learn from animals who live for centuries

Protecting against cancer: What can we learn from animals who live for centuries

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There are an increasing number of genetic clues from animals that could provide hints to treating aging and age related ...
Back from the dead: Rebooting the brain and our battle against mortality

Back from the dead: Rebooting the brain and our battle against mortality

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We may be on the verge of redefining "brain death" following the partial revival of a man in France 15 ...
Searching for ET in our Solar System requires methodical approach

Searching for ET in our Solar System requires methodical approach

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The quest to find life in our Solar System is focused on locating planets or moons with the right chemical ...