Whether Fusobacterium nucleatum causes colon tumors is unknown. But a new study hints that it may be ‘an integral part of the cancer.’

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The Secret to Long Life?

November 14, 2017

It May Lurk in the DNA of the Oldest Among Us. James Clement has scoured the globe for supercentenarians, aged 110 and older, willing to contribute their genomes to a rare scientific cache

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In an essay in Nature, 27 neuroscientists, physicians, ethicists, and artificial intelligence experts argue that these and other powerful “neurotechnologies,” originally conceived to help people who are paralyzed or have other neurological disorders, could “exacerbate social inequalities and offer corporations, hackers, governments or anyone else new ways to exploit and manipulate people.”

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Kevin Elliot writes, “Scientists these days face a conundrum. As Americans are buffeted by accounts of fake news, alternative facts and deceptive social media campaigns, how can researchers and their scientific expertise contribute meaningfully to the conversation?”

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Take-down notices “imminent” as lawsuit is filed alleging widespread copyright infringement

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Old animals injected with the hormone component klotho learn and remember better

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There’s less going on here than meets the eye

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I went to a New York classroom to see how kids were being prepared for the future of gene editing.

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