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Doctors successfully treat two babies with leukemia using gene-edited immune cells
Antioxidant Supplements Worsen Lung Tumors, Study Finds
The US is way behind on tracking COVID-19 variants
Silicon Chips Wired With Nerve Cells Could Enable New Brain/Machine Interfaces
Noninvasive Ultrasound Pulses Could Treat Neuro Disorders, Enhance Cognitive Function
To Kill Malaria Parasite, Feed Bacteria To Mosquitoes
Mind-Controlled Musical Instrument Helps Paralysis Patients Rehabilitate
Breakthrough In Magnet Technology Could Lead to Handheld MRI Scanners
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Building Design Influences Bacterial Growth
The chemicals in burnt toast and crispy fries won’t kill you, but the calories might
Do we need to do a weekly series on things you shouldn’t put in your vagina now?
Texas Man Receives First American Full-Face Transplant
Scientists Make Hair-Growing Cells From Ordinary Skin Cells
Device reads brain activity to help locked-in people communicate
Do binaural beats benefit your brain?
Your brain is wired to regret missing the GameStop stock boom
Combining Two Competing Cancer Drugs, Study Finds Rare 100% Response Rate
What can NASA’s twin study results actually tell us?
You shouldn’t feed poison to babies, even if it’s in a homeopathic teething tablet
Scientists are scrutinizing city sewage to study our health
A heartless sea creature could help us figure out why humans can’t regenerate limbs
I tested ‘gluten-free’ food with the new gluten sensor—here’s what I found
This Robot Pierces Your Cheek To Reach Your Brain
Want to fix your sleep schedule? Go camping this weekend.
This Paper Ticket Holds A Tiny Biological Machine
Researchers Successfully Rehab Used Livers into Healthy Organs, and Transplant Them
Should NYC’s Ebola Patient Have Been Quarantined?
Does free will actually exist? It’s complicated.
Fast food packaging may contain dangerous chemicals
New Silkworm Dye Method Could Help Build Silks With Medicinal Properties
Toxin-Secreting Stem Cells May Destroy Brain Tumors From Inside Out
Potential Cure For Peanut Allergy Successful In Test
How To Fast-Track An Ebola Vaccine
Experimental “Body Reboot” Drug Begins Trial As Preemptive Preventer Of Diabetes
See HIV Infecting Gut Tissue
Exactly how bad is antibiotic resistance right now?
Do probiotic deodorants really work?
Can Robots Help Fight Ebola?
13 Things You Need To Know About Concussions
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Cancer Cells Tamed By Trip To Outer Space
There’s a new COVID-19 vaccine in the running—but variants could pose a problem
Implantable Tumor Tracker Is a Tiny Lab That Lives Inside Your Body And Reports Back
Scientists Retract Research On Dr. Oz-Endorsed Weight Loss Pill
San Francisco Requires Cell Phone Retailers to Display Radiation Output
Why ASMR calms some people down and sends others into a rage
How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds
Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.
Reproductive Tech Outpaces Longevity Tech, as World’s Oldest Mother is Now Dying of Old Age
A Genetic Mutation Renders One Family Unable To Sweat
Can Physicians Who Work on Humans Treat Animals Too?
Does Slacktivism Really Drive Science Forward?
Injection Of Brain Nerve Cells Into Spine Helps Paralyzed Man Walk Again
Laser Walkers Could Help Parkinson’s Disease Sufferers
Jet Lagged Gut Bacteria Could Contribute to Obesity
Physics Explains Ingrown Toenails
The heated debate over skin cancer screenings, explained
E-cigarettes might actually be a safe tool for quitting smoking
U.S. To Stop Funding Superviruses, For Now
Break In Transmission: How Nigeria Took Control Of Ebola
What you can do right now to protect yourself from the new COVID-19 variants
COVID-19 vaccines could end the pandemic by eliminating severe cases