How gut microbes are joining the fight against cancer

Source: NatureBertrand Routy earned a lamentable reputation with Parisian oncologists in 2015. A doctoral student at the nearby Gustave Roussy cancer centre, Routy had to go from hospital to hospital...

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If you listen closely, the drumbeats of Amazonian tribes sound like human speech

Source: Science MagazineFour years after Frank Seifart started documenting endangered dialects in Colombia, the guerillas came. In 2004, soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia swept...

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Scientists downsize bold plan to make human genome from scratch

Source: NatureA bold plan to synthesize an entire human genome has been scaled back, aiming at a more technically attainable near-term goal. Instead of synthesizing all of the human genome’s 3 billion...

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New Studies Link Cell Phone Radiation with Cancer

Source: Scientific AmericanDoes cell phone radiation cause cancer? New studies show a correlation in lab rats, but the evidence may not resolve ongoing debates over causality or whether any effects...

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How human embryonic stem cells sparked a revolution

Source: NatureDieter Egli was just about to start graduate school in 1998 when researchers first worked out how to derive human embryonic stem cells. In the two decades since, the prolific cells have...

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Genes of ‘extinct’ Caribbean islanders found in living people

Source: Science MagazineJorge Estevez grew up in the Dominican Republic and New York City hearing stories about his native Caribbean ancestors from his mother and grandmother. But when he told his...

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Genes of ‘extinct’ Caribbean islanders found in living people

Source: Science MagazineJorge Estevez grew up in the Dominican Republic and New York City hearing stories about his native Caribbean ancestors from his mother and grandmother. But when he told his...

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Debate blooms over anatomy of the world’s first flower

Source: NatureAn ambitious effort to reconstruct the world’s first flower has seeded a debate over what forms a blossom can and cannot take.The project, called eFLOWER, combined an unparalleled...

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