Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

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Promising treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy developed with CRISPR gene editing

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Beyond the Golden State Killer: More cold cases cracked through genetic databases

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[After news of the Golden State Killer arrest], The New York Times reported arrests in long-dormant cases in Washington State and ...
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Is there a link between autism spike and ultrasound tests?

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[A]s ultrasound use has sharply increased, so too have diagnoses of autism—prompting questions about a potential relationship. A rigorous new ...
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Male contraceptive breakthrough? ‘Birth control gel’ ready for couples study

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The creators of a male birth control gel designed to inhibit sperm production—while maintaining healthy testosterone levels in the bloodstream—will ...
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HPV cancer vaccine 10 years old: Why aren’t more kids immunized?

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[Editor's note: The following is part of an interview with US National Cancer Institute virologist John Schiller, whose research provided the basis ...
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Ebola evolved during latest outbreak to become deadlier to humans

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Rise in unproven U.S. stem cell clinics worry experts

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