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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Guided evolution of wheat and other grains could feed growing population

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Can we breed wheat and other cereal grains with the ability to fertilize themselves? Researchers report promising results that could ...
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Orthorexia nervosa: Do anti-GMO activists have this ‘eating disorder’?

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Orthorexia nervosa is being evaluated as a possible psychiatric diagnosis -- which is causing symptoms of anxiety among some people ...
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Is brain hacking possible?

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Accessing the human brain to enable functional connections with electronic technology may sound incredibly futuristic, but a handful of entrepreneurs, ...
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Quest to colonize space demands boost from biotechnology, synthetic biology

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The lack of technology for such sustainable life support systems is a major factor underlying criticism of human space exploration ...
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Are our views on religion, astrology and new-age beliefs hardwired?

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Our beliefs, including irrational ones such as an embrace of pseudoscience and 'fake news', have been shown to be somewhat ...
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How facial recognition software may help identify genetic disorders

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The technology might help in diagnosing rare genetic disorders. But the depiction of its promises and challenges by the media ...