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Stunning 100-Million-Year-Old Flowers Found Perfectly Preserved In Amber

Stunning 100-Million-Year-Old Flowers Found Perfectly Preserved In Amber | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Seven flowers have been found perfectly preserved in amber, from 100 million years ago. The flowers, discovered in Myanmar, were encased in amber in the Cr
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Before You Study, Ask for Help

Before You Study, Ask for Help | Popular Science | Scoop.it
That’s one of several ways students can better prepare themselves for tests in the new school year.
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Meditation boosts genes that promote good health

Meditation boosts genes that promote good health | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Daily relaxation routines can result in beneficial long-term changes to genes involved in blood sugar control and other processes
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Embryo implantation evolved from an ancestral inflammatory attachment reaction

Embryo implantation evolved from an ancestral inflammatory attachment reaction | Popular Science | Scoop.it
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Drug companies flock to supercharged T-cells in fight against autoimmune disease

Drug companies flock to supercharged T-cells in fight against autoimmune disease | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Researchers target suppressive cells to keep the body from attacking itself.  
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FDA Approves First Ever US Gene Therapy

FDA Approves First Ever US Gene Therapy | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The FDA have approved the first ever gene therapy in the United States, produced by drug developer Spark Therapeutics for the treatment of IRD.
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Untangling the Mystery of How Fido Became Humankind's Best Friend

Untangling the Mystery of How Fido Became Humankind's Best Friend | Popular Science | Scoop.it
New DNA-based research suggests dogs were domesticated in a single event, in contrast with a previous hypothesis
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These Images Of A 'Slime Eel' Incident On Highway 101 Have Gone Viral

These Images Of A 'Slime Eel' Incident On Highway 101 Have Gone Viral | Popular Science | Scoop.it
These images of a car crash posted by the Oregon State Police have gone viral, largely because of how bizarre the incident was. The images showed a car wit
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How to Plant a Tree in the Desert

How to Plant a Tree in the Desert | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Russell Shorto on how Jurriaan Ruys’s company, Land Life, seeks to tackle climate-change-linked desertification while running a for-profit business.
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Oxytocin Nasal Spray May Boost Social Skills in Children with Autism

Oxytocin Nasal Spray May Boost Social Skills in Children with Autism | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Study suggests a biomarker for treatment with the “love hormone”
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Are You a Magnet for Mosquitoes?

Are You a Magnet for Mosquitoes? | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Researchers are studying the way twins smell for clues about the genetic basis of insect appeal
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Jellyfish as you’ve never seen them – meet the underwater aliens

Jellyfish as you’ve never seen them – meet the underwater aliens | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Immortal, boat-capsizing and jet propelled – jellyfish are among the strangest creatures in the sea. Here are some of the many faces of an animal we’re only beginning to understand
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Oldest Fossils of Homo Sapiens Found in Morocco, Altering History of Our Species

Oldest Fossils of Homo Sapiens Found in Morocco, Altering History of Our Species | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Newly discovered fossils indicate Homo sapiens were present in Africa 300,000 years ago, scientists reported. Until now, the earliest evidence dated back just 195,000 years.
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At Last, a Big, Successful Trial of Probiotics

At Last, a Big, Successful Trial of Probiotics | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A large Indian study of 4,500 newborn babies found that the right microbes can prevent a life-threatening condition called sepsis.
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How US diplomats may have been attacked by sonic weapons in Cuba

How US diplomats may have been attacked by sonic weapons in Cuba | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Acoustic weapons are shrouded in mystery - now, US and Canadian diplomats seem to be suffering from the symptoms of an attack. Here's what could have happened
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Ancient genomes show how maize adapted to life at high altitudes

Ancient genomes show how maize adapted to life at high altitudes | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Changes to flowering times helped the staple crop spread into new areas thousands of years ago.
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EXCLUSIVE: First human embryos edited in U.S., using CRISPR

EXCLUSIVE: First human embryos edited in U.S., using CRISPR | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Researchers have demonstrated they can efficiently improve the DNA of human embryos.
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Giant deep-sea worms may live to be 1000 years old or more

Giant deep-sea worms may live to be 1000 years old or more | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Escarpia laminata lives on the sea floor, where food is plentiful and predators are absent – a perfect environment for longevity
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This Man’s Immune System Got a Cancer-killing Update - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

This Man’s Immune System Got a Cancer-killing Update - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus | Popular Science | Scoop.it
William Ludwig was almost dead when he became Patient Number One in a radical new cancer treatment, one that’s just won the endorsement…
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The Note-Taking Habits of Highly Successful People – Personal Growth – Medium

The Note-Taking Habits of Highly Successful People – Personal Growth – Medium | Popular Science | Scoop.it
In fact, Richard Branson has been known to carry a notebook with him everywhere he goes, and credits writing things down as one of his most powerful success habits. The billionaire founder of Virgin…
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First gene therapy — ‘a true living drug’ — on the cusp of FDA approval

First gene therapy — ‘a true living drug’ — on the cusp of FDA approval | Popular Science | Scoop.it
But with CAR T-cell treatment’s stunning results come questions about serious side effects and its potential half-million-dollar cost.
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DNA evidence is rewriting domestication origin stories

DNA evidence is rewriting domestication origin stories | Popular Science | Scoop.it
DNA studies are rewriting the how-we-met stories of domestication.
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How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists

How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists | Popular Science | Scoop.it
From vaccinations to climate change, getting science wrong has very real consequences. But journal articles, a primary way science is communicated in academia, are a different format to newspaper a…
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This Anti-Aging Start-Up Is Paying Thousands of Dollars for Teen Blood

This Anti-Aging Start-Up Is Paying Thousands of Dollars for Teen Blood | Popular Science | Scoop.it
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