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Loneliness is a Much More Modern Phenomenon than You Might Think
Loneliness is a Much More Modern Phenomenon than You Might Think
aweGene | 28 January
Is loneliness our modern malaise?Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years of service “was not
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Gene Editing Just Got Easier
Gene Editing Just Got Easier
aweGene | 28 January
An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The simpler, faster
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A Possible Solution to Antibiotic Resistance
A Possible Solution to Antibiotic Resistance
aweGene | 28 January
Changing someone’s genetic programming is easier than you might think. While techniques for altering DNA at the molecular level are becoming more
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Masters of Our DNA: Designer Bodies Are Not Science Fiction
Masters of Our DNA: Designer Bodies Are Not Science Fiction
aweGene | 27 January
Imagine a world where we can design the bodies we want. In this reality we can also create, and recreate, the plants and animals that live
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The Epic Project to Record the DNA of All Life on Earth
The Epic Project to Record the DNA of All Life on Earth
aweGene | 27 January
Advances in biotechnology over the past decade have brought rapid progress in the fields of medicine, food, ecology, and neuroscience, among others.
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These are the Ingredients for a Healthier and Happier Community
These are the Ingredients for a Healthier and Happier Community
aweGene | 27 January
Diversity, health centers, and commuter trains are among the community attributes linked to well-being and quality of life, according to new research.A new
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Clean Air Is Now a Status Symbol in the Most Polluted Cities
Clean Air Is Now a Status Symbol in the Most Polluted Cities
aweGene | 26 January
The Cordis hotel in Shanghai boasts proximity to railways and the airport, a beautiful pool, and double-filtered air. Indeed, air quality seems to be a selling
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You Are Breathing Plastic Air at Home
You Are Breathing Plastic Air at Home
aweGene | 26 January
Research shows that many of the microplastics in our bodies come from the air we breathe – not just from drinking bottled water or eating fish from
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Internet Made Everyone a Medical Expert
Internet Made Everyone a Medical Expert
aweGene | 26 January
Admit it, you’ve done it: you notice a strange ache or a bump where there wasn’t one before, so you run to the internet. In mere minutes, you’re convinced you
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DARPA Is Funding Research Into Time Crystals
DARPA Is Funding Research Into Time Crystals
aweGene | 24 January
One of the weirdest bits of science to have come out recently – time crystals – are apparently forming the center of a new program at DARPA, the US
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This is the Importance of Sleep on Your Mental Health
This is the Importance of Sleep on Your Mental Health
aweGene | 24 January
If you have ever stepped off a long-haul flight or worked night shifts, you probably noticed changes in your mood, concentration and general well-being.
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Gene-Editing Technology Is About To Affect Your Shopping Cart
Gene-Editing Technology Is About To Affect Your Shopping Cart
aweGene | 24 January
Thanks to selective gene editing, scientists figured out how to grow a strain of rice with a significantly-enhanced yield without sacrificing the plant’s
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