Chinese paper on embryo engineering splits scientific community

Ethical debate reignited by gene editing experiments on human embryos

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Science Now

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Popular Pesticide Hurts Wild Bees, Study Finds

New research could lead to pesticide bans in the U.S. and Europe

Thu 23 Apr 15 from TIME

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Here's What It Feels Like to Be Invisible

Recent advances with so-called meta-materials have shown that a practical invisibility cloak might one day be possible. But a new study has approached the scenario from the other direction, ...

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Discover Magazine

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Mozzie magnetism is 'all in the genes'

NATURAL REPELLENT: The puzzle of why some people attract mosquitoes and others don't get bitten at all has nothing to do with diet and everything to do with genes, a new study has found.

Wed 22 Apr 15 from ABC Science

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World's first malaria vaccine could be rolled out by end of year

Results suggest millions of cases globally could be averted with the vaccine, which may be approved for use by year end

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Newscientist

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Scientists develop technique that could stop a genetic disease being passed on to future generations

Scientists have developed a technique that could stop a genetic disease being passed on to future generations; it would offer an alternative to the "three-parent" IVF baby approach that has ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from The Independent

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Link between vaccine, autism debunked again

STRONG EVIDENCE: Yet another scientific study has found no link between autism and the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), even among high risk children, according to US research.

Tue 21 Apr 15 from ABC Science

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Direct probing of brain reveals multiple regions cause tinnitus

Scientists have peeked inside the brain of a man with tinnitus to identify the brainwaves that underlie the debilitating sensation of ringing in the ear

Thu 23 Apr 15 from Newscientist

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Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Medical Xpress

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Dogs Use Their Gaze to Make You Love Them

One look is all you need to understand the enduring bond between humans and dogs. Domestic dogs, unlike their wild wolf cousins, are adept at non-nonverbal communication with humans, and a ...

Fri 17 Apr 15 from Discover Magazine

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