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Create a fetus without an egg or sperm? Researchers have done it with mice

OneZero | 
Reproduction used to be a simple thing: two parents, one egg, one sperm, one embryo, one baby. But on [October ...
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3 ‘biomarkers’ linked to male sexual orientation in study

Inverse | 
The search for the “gay gene” is rooted in a fraught question: Does homosexuality have a biological basis? The reasons ...
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Racists are wrong: Both light and dark skin originated in Africa

Inverse | 
[L]ong-held racist assumptions based on skin color have been scientifically proven wrong, according to a groundbreaking new study in the ...
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‘Alphabet of life’ expanded by 2 synthetic letters, may help make organisms ‘Earth has never seen’

Inverse | 
Until very recently, life on Earth was dictated by strings of just four letters: G, A, T, and C...Deciphering nature’s ...

Should we include robotic limbs and A.I. when talking about evolution?

Inverse | 
Scientists have a hard time deciding what Homo Futurus might look like. Will our evolutionary descendants resemble us? Will they be ...
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Despite what you may have read, there’s no ‘gay gene’

Inverse | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Scientists presenting at the ...
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Gene edited allergy-free peanuts on horizon but GMO fears may block arrival

Inverse | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While you won’t find ...

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