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Homo Sapiens 2.0: National Geographic TV series explores what life on earth will look like in 1 million years

Live Science | 
In the year 1 million, Earth's continents will look roughly the same as they do now and the sun will ...

Migraines may come down to one neurotransmitter

Live Science | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Blocking a single neurotransmitter ...

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

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

If we encountered extraterrestrial aliens, what would they look like?

Live Science | 
With thousands of planets outside Earth's solar system, there's a pretty good chance that some of them have the conditions ...

European Jews closley related and not converted Khazars

Live Science | 
If you're European Jewish and meet another European member of the community, odds are you're at least 30th cousins. A ...

US companies allow stem cell banking

Discovery | 
The following is an excerpt. Stem cells, the precursors to other kinds of cells in the human body, promise near-miracle ...

DNA ‘fog’ used to tag and track criminals

Discovery | 
The following is an edited excerpt. For years banks have rigged bags of money with exploding dye packs, which show ...

Stem cells for babies

Discovery | 
Premature babies often have to be put on breathing machines because their lungs aren't fully developed, and some develop a ...

Could genetic diseases be cured in the womb?

Live Science | 
Efforts to develop a working gene therapy for certain inherited diseases have reached a milestone with a new method for ...
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