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Barnaby Joyce says he gave water back to irrigators to stop 'greenies' Joyces comments at odds with press conference on Wednesday when he likened water thieves to cattle and sheep thievesBarnaby Joyce has told a pub in a Victorian irrigation district that the Four Corners program which raised allegations of water theft was a
The Guardian | 13 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
First editing of human embryos carried out in United States (Reuters) - Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States, according to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, which carried out the research.
Reuters | 14 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
An Ex-Monk's Advice on How to Follow Your True Path Read full story for latest details. | 14 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Who were the Canaanites? Ancient human DNA evidence yields answers Thousands of years ago, the Canaanite people lived in a part of the world we now recognize as Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan, establishing a culture that became influential in the Middle East and beyond. The Canaanites created the first alp
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Five vascular diseases linked to one common genetic variant Genome-wide association studies have implicated a common genetic variant in chromosome 6p24 in coronary artery disease, as well as four other vascular diseases: migraine headache, cervical artery dissection, fibromuscular dysplasia, and hypertension. Howe
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Gene transfer corrects severe muscle defects in mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a rapidly progressive disease that causes whole-body muscle weakness and atrophy due to deficiency in a protein called dystrophin. Researchers have developed a new gene transfer approach that uses an adeno-associated virus v
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Concerns that sleep apnea could impact healthspan The number of people with obstructive sleep apnea has steadily increased over the past two decades. Obesity and advanced age, which have been reported as risk factors, are also on the rise. Scientists are concerned because sleep apnea may diminish healths
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Social influences can override aggression in male mice, Stanford study shows Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have identified a cluster of nerve cells in the male mouse's brain that, when activated, triggers territorial rage in a variety of situations. Activating the same cluster has no such effect on female mi
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Errors made by 'DNA spellchecker' revealed as important cause of cancer CRG scientists identify important processes that create mutations that cause cancer by studying the genomes of more than 1,000 tumors. Many mutations in human cancers are caused by mistakes made by a repair mechanism or 'DNA spellchecker' rather than the
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In witnessing the brain's 'aha!' moment, scientists shed light on biology of consciousness Columbia scientists have identified the brain's 'aha!' moment -- that flash in time when you suddenly know the answer to a difficult question. Today's findings in humans, combined with previous research, provide compelling evidence that this moment -- thi
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