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Viewpoint: Glyphosate is great at killing weeds, but there are concerns its use could imperil the microbiome of some insects — both beneficial and harmful

Viewpoint: Glyphosate is great at killing weeds, but there are concerns its use could imperil the microbiome of some insects — both beneficial and harmful

Cosmos | 
[A] study, published in the journal Communications Biology, showed that glyphosate inhibits a biochemical pathway in bacteria that was previously ...
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How sleep ‘cleans’ the brain

Cosmos | 
Sleep has critical roles in health and regeneration, and one of those is clearing the brain of metabolic waste, according ...
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‘Mind blindness’ makes it hard to remember the past and picture the future

Cosmos | 
[R]ecent studies have found that 2% to 5% of people will see nothing at all [when they try to imagine ...
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Is your personality shaped by your gut bacteria? Study suggests sociable people have more diverse microbiome

Cosmos | 
A new study from Oxford University, published in the journal Human Microbiome, has linked gut bacteria strains and diversity with people’s personalities. That ...
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International group of economists, geneticists calls for relaxed crop gene-editing rules to promote food security

Cosmos | 
With renewed attention to implementation and regulation, new plant breeding technologies such as gene editing could make an important contribution ...
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