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First human embryo genetically modified in the US

Researchers from Portland, Ore. genetically modified human embryos for the first time on American soil, but this is not a new feat. The process has already been done in China…

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REVIEW: Godzilla vs. Biollante

Directed by Kazuki Ōmori
Written by Kazuki Omori, Story by Shinichirô Kobayashi
Starring Kunihiko Mitamura, Yoshiko Tanaka, Masanobu Takashima, Kôji Takahashi, Tôru Minegishi, Megumi Odaka, Toshiyuki Nagashima, Ryûnosuke Kaneda, Manjot Beoi… 1,217 more words


Should the U.S. Create Trans-human Warriors?

The concept of the United States Military creating a “Trans-human Warrior,” is one fraught with controversy and ethical quandaries. The American public, and in all probability the world at-large, would react adversely to the idea of modifying human physiological condition for the purpose of advancing war-fighting capability.   441 more words


Sunday science stories 13/08/17

An absolutely fascinating account about human breast milk, which turns out to be an incredibly sophisticated substance full of beneficial microbes, antibodies and even cells. 171 more words


PhD reflections: lessons and advice

By Ralitsa Madsen, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK

As a driven PhD student who is dedicating most of my waking hours to a very ambitious project, I often need to justify my choice to others. 1,564 more words

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What do sugar cravings mean?

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That 3pm cookie craving could actually point to a serious health issue. This is what you need to know. 1,903 more words