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Will we ever… reveal all the secrets of life from DNA?

We may have the genetic information for many species in our hands, but we are still nowhere near predicting how this creates a living, breathing organism. Here’s why.<p>In 2001, the Human Genome Project gave us an almost complete draft of the 3 billion letters in our DNA. We joined an elite club of …

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Science of the Physical Pain Associated with Heartbreak

<b>Science of the Physical Pain Associated with Heartbreak</b><p>You lose a part of yourself when connections are lost, and its not far-fetched to say that you feel completely empty inside. There’s an ache, a deep ache that erupts from the inside of our bodies longing for the past. The <i>pain is real</i> and there’s no other way to describe how bad it really hurts than to name it heartbreak.<p>When a person feels secluded or feels loss, changes in the brain’s blood flow occur. The anterior cingulate cortex …

Lost sea slug sighted in California waters - Futurity

UC SANTA BARBARA (US) — A bright blue sea slug thought to be extinct in …

Charles Darwin letters reveal his emotional side

<b>In a collection of previously unpublished letters that have been made available online today, naturalist Charles Darwin reveals a highly emotional and personal side.</b><p>In letters to his closest friend, the botanist Joseph Hooker, he pours out his grief over the death of his daughter-in-law, Amy. He …

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