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Two moms, no dad? Gene editing allows same-sex mice to have babies

National Geographic | 
Using gene editing and stem cells, researchers in China have helped mice of the same sex bear pups. While this ...
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‘Zombie gene’ could explain why elephants rarely get cancer

National Geographic | 
[B]igger animals, which have more cells, should have greater occurrences of cancer. By that reasoning, elephants, with hundreds of times ...
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‘Living bandage’ may revolutionize repair of difficult knee injuries

Smithsonian | 
Anthony Hollander, the head of the Institute of Integrative Biology at the University of Liverpool...and his team have finally completed ...
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Dogs love TV? Our canine partners have evolved human-like traits

National Geographic | 
It's likely no surprise to dog owners, but growing research suggests that man's best friend often acts more human than ...