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Scientists create human stem cells through cloning

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of failures by scientists around the world and one outright fraud, biologists have finally created human stem cells by the same technique that produced Dolly the cloned sheep in 1996: They transplanted genetic material from an adult cell into an egg …

Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit 400 ppm for the First Time in Three Million Years

On May 9, 2013, atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide hit a new record high. Announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the …

Climate Change

Element of the week: francium | video

This week's element is francium, which has the symbol <b>Fr</b> and the atomic number <b>87</b>.<p>Francium is a highly radioactive alkali metal that is vanishingly …

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Assembly of a protein degradation machine could lead to treatments in cancer, neurological diseases

Kansas State University scientists helped discover new details about an intricate process in cells. Their finding may advance treatments for cancer …

'Proof' Jamestown settlers turned to cannibalism

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/974000/974902_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518141191_e1e79b0b15216e2b46d6a45fbf064719<p><b>Newly discovered human bones prove the first permanent English settlers in North America turned to cannibalism over the cruel winter of 1609-10, US</b> …

Archaeology

Scientists' hope for HIV cure

Researchers are working on "novel strategies" to find a cure for HIV, with the first results expected “within months”.<p>Danish scientists are hoping for results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”.<p>They are conducting a clinical trial to test a …

Genetic Engineering