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By Guest Author On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Taking the right test: Home vs Legal DNA Testing

In recent years, thanks to a handful of companies dedicated to helping you build your family tree, DNA testing has become extremely popular. With easy to use, at-home kits, you can now determine your heritage. However, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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David Barash’s ‘humanzee’ ‘chimphuman’ hybrid breeding is just an attack on Christianity

University of Washington psychology professor emeritus David Barash’s shocking proposal in a new article for Nautilus, “It’s Time to Make Human-Chimp Hybrids,” based on a forthcoming book by Barash from More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Gene Therapy and LEDs Help Boost Effectiveness of Cochlear Implants

Researchers are using optogenetics to help improve cochlear implants, which work through nerve stimulation. The implants work, but the sound is often muffled and distorted. Implant technology can only distinguish More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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New York baby born with DNA from 3 people, an official ‘genetically modified baby’

A five-month old boy is truly the world’s first: a human born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three people. The mother of the child carries genes for Leigh syndrome, a fatal disorder that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Medical conspiracism: Monsanto, autism and the CIA-HIV link

In a new survey publish in the JAMA Internal Medicine this week, researchers from the University of Chicago looked at some of the more common “medical conspiracies” and how much the public subscribes More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Panama will use genetically modified mosquitoes in their battle with dengue

In a follow-up to a story two weeks ago where Panama declared a dengue outbreak, that up to that point, had affected more than 3,100 people and killed several individuals. In response to the outbreak, the Panama More...


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