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Using DNA to Sketch What Victims Look Like; Some Call It Science Fiction

Using DNA to Sketch What Victims Look Like; Some Call It Science Fiction

Parabon’s tests revealed that Monique was primarily of sub-Saharan African descent, and not white as...
F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

The treatment was originally developed at the National Cancer Institute, by a team Dr. Steven...

New Talks on Paris Climate Pact Are Set, and That’s Awkward for U.S.

This ambiguous position will be on stage at the meeting of the United Nations Framework...
How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans

How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans

It’s a different story with agricultural economies. The Cutler, Huang and Lleras-Muney study, published as...
Volcanoes Helped Violent Revolts Erupt in Ancient Egypt

Volcanoes Helped Violent Revolts Erupt in Ancient Egypt

As less water is absorbed into the clouds, less rain falls into seas and lakes....
LIGO Detects Fierce Collision of Neutron Stars for the First Time

LIGO Detects Fierce Collision of Neutron Stars for the First Time

More papers are appearing in Nature, Physical Review Letters and in Science, on topics including...

It Was a Universe-Shaking Announcement. But What Is a Neutron Star Anyway?

A neutron star, as its name suggests, is a star that consists almost entirely of...

Fish Depression Is Not a Joke

“The neurochemistry is so similar that it’s scary,” said Julian Pittman, a professor at the...
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