Scientists say they are a step closer to growing fully functioning replacement kidneys, after promising results in animals

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For years, political scientists and social theorists have fretted about the Internet’s potential to flatten and polarize democratic discourse. But in a peer-reviewed study published on Thursday in the journal Science, data scientists at Facebook report the echo chamber is not as insular as many might fear — at least not on the social network

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There is an increasing body of evidence to suggest that significant quantities of medicines and medical products, especially in low and middle-income countries, are of poor quality. Malaria researcher and drug quality expert Professor Paul Newton, of the Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Research Unit in Laos, explains the latest research findings

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What are the benefits of Tamiflu, and why is it so controversial?

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Reluctance to return results has less to do with questioning people’s ability to understand uncertain risk than the irresponsibility of giving out info that doctors and researchers don’t fully understand themselves

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