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Removing estrogen from drinking water

Robert Braun EurekAlert Bielefeld University students participating in MIT competition This release is available in German. A biological filter to remove estrogens from waste water and drinking water — 15 Bielefeld students submitting this project to the ‘international Genetically Engineered … Continue reading

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Synthetic biology could lead to disaster, says Oxford bioethicist

Michael Cook BioEdge Julian Savulescu, of Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, has issued a dramatic warning about the dangers of synthetic biology. He believe that it easily could be used to synthesise lethal new organisms which could kill vast … Continue reading

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The Biology, Morality and Politics of Addiction – Dr Gabor Maté

The Freedomain Radio Dr Gabor Maté reveals the biological basis of addiction, and the insanity of the statist war on drugs. http://www.drgabormate.com

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Sugar makes you stupid

Elaine Schmidt EurekAlert UCLA study shows high-fructose diet sabotages learning, memory. Attention, college students cramming between midterms and finals: Binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid. A new UCLA rat study is … Continue reading

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Low oxygen levels could drive cancer growth

Ying Xu EurekAlert Athens, Ga. – Low oxygen levels in cells may be a primary cause of uncontrollable tumor growth in some cancers, according to a new University of Georgia study. The authors’ findings run counter to widely accepted beliefs … Continue reading

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Aluminum in Vaccines Found to be Deadly for Children and Adults Alike

Patrick Gallagher Natural Society Vaccinations via subdermal injection have been used for the past century, with the theory being that vaccinations boost your immune system and allow your body to resist deadly viruses. While it may seem like a legitimate … Continue reading

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Fukushima radiation found in California kelp

Marla Cone SFGate Kelp off California was contaminated with short-lived radioisotopes a month after Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant accident, a sign that the spilled radiation reached the state’s coastline, according to a new scientific study. Scientists from CSU Long … Continue reading

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“Synthetic Life?” The New Industrial Revolution? (Bioethics Seminar)

Hastings Centre Will biological engineering usher in a new industrial revolution? Gregory Kaebnick, a research scholar at The Hastings Center, leads a bioethics seminar on synthetic biology. What is it? Where might it lead? What ethical questions does it raise?

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New Insights Into How Cells Duplicate Their DNA

Science Daily In the beginning … but how do you begin? That question has long perplexed scientists in fields from cosmology to anthropology. Fortunately, researchers at the Office of Science’s Brookhaven National Lab (Brookhaven Lab) are beginning to get at … Continue reading

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Protein Critical for Tissue Regeneration Discovered

Science Daily ScienceDaily (Mar. 20, 2012) — A flatworm known for its ability to regenerate cells is shedding more light on how cancer could be treated and how regenerative medicine could better target diseases, according to researchers at the University … Continue reading

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