A surprising new paper argues that consciousness is just a bit player in the human brain

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Nigeria is on the verge of being polio-free. And that would mean that for the first time ever there’s no ongoing polio transmission on the African continent. Nigeria is one of just three countries in the world, along with Pakistan and Afghanistan, where polio transmission has never been fully stopped

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A US company is the first to face penalties under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), a law that protects the privacy of genetic information. On 22 June, a federal court jury in Georgia awarded US$2.25 million to two men whose employer tested their DNA, seeking to identify who had repeatedly left feces in one of its warehouses

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Spending bill would also require religious experts to review recommendations for reproductive technique

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How many people participate in research, how much is spent on it around the world, and how can we maximize its benefits?

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An Eye For An Eye

June 25, 2015

The United States wins its case to put bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death as capital punishment comes to a new crossroads

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Jaime Lowe: My 20-year struggle with bipolar disorder

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Dr. Wilson signed on to what was supposed to be one of the largest and most definitive studies of its kind. In exchange, he and other doctors would be paid $75 for every patient they enrolled and tracked

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