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Wait, corn is a fruit? Yes—here’s the biology that explains why

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We all know the is-a-tomato-a-fruit debate (correct answer: yes, but you still shouldn’t put it in a fruit salad). Now ...
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Viewpoint: Why California labels everything a carcinogen—and why it should stop

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You may have heard that coffee gives you cancer. Or that everything gives you cancer—if you live in California. The reason: Proposition 65. It’s ...

Genetically engineered killer zombie mice? Not quite

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Neuroscientists at Yale University published a paper  [On Jan. 12, 2017,] in the journal Cell showing how they could trigger a ...
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