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China Wants To Do Whole-Body Transplants

Scientists in China want to conduct full-body transplants, which would replace every part of the human body, to help people who are paralyzed.<p>The New …

Scientists Have Removed HIV From Human Immune Cells Using a New Gene-Editing Technique

They've managed to shut down HIV replication permanently.<p>Using the much-touted CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method, scientists have demonstrated how they …

7 Ways Milk and Dairy Products Are Making You Sick

Today, Americans consume an enormous amount of dairy. The intake of the average American is estimated to be over 600 pounds of dairy products per …

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Top astronomical events in March: eclipses, planets and constellations - Science News - ABC News

Northern Australia will see a partial solar eclipse, there is the slight hint of a lunar eclipse, Jupiter is the jewel of the planets, and Mars is in …

JonBenet Ramsey is Katy Perry, says viral conspiracy theorist

A conspiracy theorist has set the internet on fire by claiming pop star Katy Perry is in fact murdered six-year-old JonBenét Ramsey.<p>Trouble is, while …

West Island residents say they hear 'strange trumpets in the sky'

Residents of Dollard des Ormeaux were distracted Sunday night by an eerie noise they said sounded like trumpets somewhere in the sky.<p>“All the dogs in …

Full moon plus Jupiter on February 22

The full moon and the dazzling planet Jupiter – now nearly at its best for this year – will be together all night. Think photo opportunity!<p>Tonight – …

Apollo 10 Astronauts Heard 'Otherworldly Music' On The Dark Side Of The Moon

Previously unreleased recordings have revealed the crew of an Apollo space mission heard "strange, otherworldly music" on their radios while on the …

The Hamas tunnels that go bump in the night

Israelis living on the Gaza border are terrified that Hamas is digging attack tunnels under their homes<p>There is a quiet noise in Dalia Levy’s bedroom that grips her heart with terror.<p>The mother of three, who lives in an Israeli kibbutz a few miles from the Gaza border, wells up with tears as she …

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NASA Heralds a New Age of Space Travel With These Fantastical Posters

Visit Venus, Jupiter and even Earth in this voyage through space.<p>Having enticed potential spacefarers with a glimpse of the future of space travel to exoplanets in this previous series of posters, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory once again fleshes out the vacation of the distant future with the …

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to build a wall around Israel to protect it from 'wild beasts'

Netanyahu unveiled the proposal during a tour of the Jordan border area in Israel's south, adding that the project - which would cost billions of shekels - would also be aimed at solving the problem of Hamas infiltration tunnels from Gaza, a recent source of renewed concern.<p>Netanyahu called the …

From ancient Egyptians to B.o.B.: A history of flat Earth truthers

Flat Earth conspiracy theorists are having a moment.<p>A couple celebrities have recently come out as flat-Earthers on Twitter. The rapper B.o.B., for …

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Scientists find DNA of first-ever bubonic plague, warn of new outbreaks

Scientists have reconstructed the genome of the first recorded bubonic plague and compared it to two later pandemics. New sophisticated strains of …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about Ancient Egypt

The land of the pharaohs is famous for its huge pyramids, its bandaged mummies and its golden treasures. But how much do you really know about …

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British scientists could genetically edit human embryos by March

On Thursday the fertility regulator will decide whether to grant permission to the Francis Crick Institute to genetically edit human embryos<p>British scientists could be genetically modifying human embryos by March if regulators give the green light to the controversial technique.<p>On Thursday the …

West Africa was only Ebola-free for about 24 hours

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed a new Ebola case in Sierra Leone today, Jan. 15. The news comes just one day after the WHO declared West Africa Ebola-free.<p>Health officials in Sierra Leone announced today that a woman’s body had tested positive for the Ebola virus, reported the New …

Mystery Human Ancestor Found in African Genes – Percolator - Blogs

We are not alone. An unknown group of archaic humans interbred with our more modern species in Africa thousands of years ago, contributing DNA that …

South Africa is on a cliff’s edge – and it’s all happened before

Current developments in South Africa are reminiscent of events in 1985. In that year South Africa experienced high costs from currency depreciation …

Bacteria Resistant to All Antibiotics Now in the United Kingdom » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

First it showed up in China, then Denmark and now it has reared its ugly head in the United Kingdom. <b>Bacteria resistant to all forms of antibiotics</b> …

A legal storm is threatening a startup backed by Bill Gates that wants to edit people's genes by 2017

On Monday, Editas Medicine, the startup whose backers include Bill Gates and Google Ventures, filed for a $100-million IPO. But the vital patents the company holds — which surround its exclusive rights to gene-editing technology CRISPR — could soon be rendered worthless.<p>If a legal proceeding for …

The coolest tech of 2016 is about to go on display at CES

Want a hint at what gadgets and gizmos are coming this year? The world is about to find out, as innovators gather next week at CES, the preeminent technology expo.<p>CES is where the latest, greatest and not-so-greatest inventions get put on display each year.<p>At this year's CES, the tech industry is …

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