Thursday, February 22, 2018

Science

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The Amazon molly, an all-female species that engages in asexual reproduction, appears in a handout photo in Wurzburg

Girl Power – Life’s Going Swimmingly for All-Female Fish Species

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters)  An all-female freshwater fish species called the Amazon molly that inhabits rivers and creeks along the Texas-Mexico border is living proof...
Many people take dangerously high amounts of ibuprofen

OMG! Many People Take Dangerously High Amounts of Ibuprofen

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Many adults who use ibuprofen and other so-called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs take too much, increasing their risk of serious side...
An undated picture shows a magnification of a lab-grown fully matured human egg ready for fertilisation

Scientists Grow Human Eggs to Full Maturity in A Lab

By Kate and Kelland LONDON, Feb 9 Scientists have succeeded for the first time in growing human eggs in a laboratory from the earliest stages in...
Court sketch of Arthur Rathburn at his trial in Detroit

Special Report: U.S. Body Brokers Supply World with Torsos, Limbs and...

By John Shiffman and Reade Levinson PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) On July 20, a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship departed Charleston, South Carolina carrying thousands of containers. One...
Breast cancer survivors sign

Many Breast Cancer Survivors May Die of Heart Disease, Doctors Warn

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) The same advances in breast cancer treatment that have dramatically improved survival in recent years have also left a growing number...
The greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis)

Surprising Bat Genetic Trait Holds Secrets of Longevity

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Bats are the longest-lived mammals relative to body size, and a species called the greater mouse-eared bat lives especially long....
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