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An injection that permanently lowers cholesterol could be on the way

High levels are often linked to a fatty diet.<p>Scientists could be closer to developing a one-off injection that could permanently lower your …

First Gene Drive in Mammals Could Aid Vast New Zealand Eradication Plan - MIT Technology Review

Scientists working in coördination with a U.S. conservation group say they’ve established an evolution-warping technology called a “gene drive” in …

The Coming AI Wars

If you accept that business is always evolving, learning and changing then you won't be surprised by this forecast. Think ultimate velocity. Think the next wave of digital disruption. This makes mobile, big data and the cloud seem like old news. The competitive landscape of companies, markets and …

The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us

Shrinking role in global grain market coupled with a strong dollar and higher costs for seeds drives U.S. farmers out of business; overflowing bunkers<p>RANSOM, Kan.—The Farm Belt is hurtling toward a milestone: Soon there will be fewer than two million farms in America for the first time since …

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Do These 5 Things Every Day to Live Longer

The best part: You're probably already doing some of them.<p>What if the secret to a longer life could be boiled down to five simple steps?<p>Harvard …

Holistic Medicine

Cancer-preventing protein finds its own way in our DNA - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Geneticists from KU Leuven, Belgium, have shown that tumour protein TP53 knows exactly where to bind to our DNA to prevent cancer. Once bound to this …

Scientists found a molecule in space that could help explain the origins of life

What they spotted is called a chiral molecule, and it's the first one ever found in space.<p>Chiral molecules are molecules that come in two different flavors that are chemically the same but structurally are mirror images of each other. Scientists refer to theses molecules as being left-handed or …

The F.B.I.’s Facial-Recognition Program Is a Scary Mess

A new oversight report finds the agency’s powerful, sci-fi-like technology is not being subject to even the most basic privacy protections.<p>While much of the public might believe that facial-recognition software is the stuff of Jason Bourne films, the reality is that the technology is already being …