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Australian Clinic Uses IVF to Search out and Destroy Embryos With Cancer Gene

LifeSiteNews MELBOURNE, February 16, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The eugenic practice of genetic testing to screen out the “unfit” has moved a step forward in Australia. Nathan Charles Runciman, a child born January 20, was conceived in a lab by in … Continue reading

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Killer flu doctors: US censorship is a danger to science

Source: Independent Dutch lab that created deadly bird flu virus attacks America for redacting its research. America should not be allowed to dominate the debate over who controls sensitive scientific information that could be misused in biowarfare terrorism, say the … Continue reading

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One Drug to Shrink All Tumors

Sarah C. P. Williams Science Mag A single drug can shrink or cure human breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver, and prostate tumors that have been transplanted into mice, researchers have found. The treatment, an antibody that blocks a “do … Continue reading

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Drugs Inc.: Heroin

National Geographic Follow this dangerous drug as it begins in a remote Afghan heroin lab and witness a police raid on a heroin distribution network.

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World breakthrough on salt-tolerant wheat

Matthew Gilliham EurekAlert A team of Australian scientists has bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25% on salty soils. Using ‘non-GM’ crop breeding techniques, scientists from CSIRO Plant Industry have introduced … Continue reading

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Research offers insight to how fructose causes obesity and other illness

Jackie Brinkman EurekAlert AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2012) – A group of scientists from across the world have come together in a just-published study that provides new insights into how fructose causes obesity and metabolic syndrome, more commonly known as … Continue reading

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How secure are labs handling world’s deadliest pathogens?

Sharon Begley & Julie Steenhuysen Reuters To reach his office in Galveston National Laboratory, where scientists study deadly pathogens such as the Ebola and Marburg viruses, director James Le Duc swipes his key card at the building’s single entrance, which … Continue reading

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NIST Announces Program to ID Human Cell Lines for Research

Michael Baum NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced that it is launching a project to collect and catalog DNA identification data for up to 1,500 human cell lines used in biological and medical research. In … Continue reading

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Genetic Parkinson’s disease brain cells made in lab

Michelle Roberts BBC News Scientists in the US have successfully made human brain cells in the lab that are an exact replica of genetically caused Parkinson’s disease. The breakthrough means they can now see exactly how mutations in the parkin … Continue reading

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A Warning by Key Researcher On Risks of BPA in Our Lives

Elizabeth Colbert E360 Yale The chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, has been much in the news lately. BPA is the building block for polycarbonate plastic — the sort of hard, clear plastic often used in water bottles — and it … Continue reading

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