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Brains and birth control pills: Oral contraceptives may affect learning, memory and the immune system

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Sarah E Hill, a professor of social psychology at the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas argues we need ...
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Brain implants may one day boost our abilities to text, drive, communicate and think

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An injection of Silicon Valley chutzpah has energised the field of brain-computer or brain-machine interfaces in recent years. Buoyed by ...
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Is a 10 minute cancer blood test coming soon?

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About seven years ago, researchers at the US DNA sequencing company Illumina started to notice something odd. A new blood test it ...

23andMe founder Ann Wojckici explains why genetic testing vital to health

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In fall 2015, personal genetic testing company 23andMe launched a new version of its direct-to-consumer test that includes information on ...
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Can Silicon Valley ‘fix’ the aging problem?

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In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope calculation. According ...

Craig Venter working on device that could send DNA over the internet

Guardian | 
Craig Venter, who created the world’s first synthetic life, is working on a “DNA box” that could transport genetic sequences ...
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