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Fish on Prozac

Fish on Prozac | DiscoverMagazine.com via Fish on Prozac | DiscoverMagazine.com. Over the past few years, ecologists surveying the waters around waste treatment plants have found contraceptives, synthetic musks, ibuprofen, and other compounds flushed off or out of our bodies … Continue reading

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(No you can’t) Gene patent ruling hurts Myriad but not fatally

Gene patent ruling hurts Myriad but not fatally- MSN Money via Gene patent ruling hurts Myriad but not fatally- MSN Money. No, private companies, you can’t slap a patent on genes that occur in nature. You can, however, hold exclusive … Continue reading

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A patent on your DNA? What the Supreme Court ruling means for you

A patent on your DNA? What the Supreme Court ruling means for you – Vitals via A patent on your DNA? What the Supreme Court ruling means for you . By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News Can someone else … Continue reading

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Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English

Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – via Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – . Lolyondo, Tanzania – The Tanzanian government has ordered thousands of Maasai tribespeople to abandon traditional grazing lands to make way for what they say … Continue reading

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‘Nightmare’ bacteria spreading in U.S. hospitals, nursing homes

\’Nightmare\’ bacteria spreading in U.S. hospitals, nursing homes: CDC – Health – MSN Healthy Living via \'Nightmare\' bacteria spreading in U.S. hospitals, nursing homes: CDC – Health – MSN Healthy Living. The bacteria kill up to half the patients whose … Continue reading

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Deformed otter penises raise concern for humans – Science

Deformed otter penises raise concern for humans – Science via Deformed otter penises raise concern for humans – Science. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) alter the hormone balance of humans and animals. An unborn fetus is particularly vulnerable to the effects of … Continue reading

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Emory president’s essay draws criticisms

Emory president\’s essay draws criticisms via Emory president\'s essay draws criticisms. In December, the cast of an Emory student-run TV program apologized for a segment that included jokes about the possibility of the Supreme Court ending affirmative action. In the … Continue reading

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