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Scientists Created Low-Fat Pigs by Editing Their Genes With CRISPR

Raising pigs for food is a tricky business—mostly because of their fat, the part that makes bacon so tasty. You can’t plump them up too much, because overly fat pigs are more expensive to raise. Since they’re not as efficient … Continue reading

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Why Scientists Are Joining the March for Science

Traditionally, scientists shirk political debate, preferring to stay out of the partisan fray. But in the months since the 2016 election, many in the scientific community have been vocal about their concerns that the Trump Administration is making decisions and … Continue reading

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Chicken Flu Spreading as Scientists Appear Everywhere for Clues

Could it be blowing from farm to farm in the dirt? Could identified starlings and pigeons be carrying it into poultry residences on their ft? Is it spreading in feed, or being carried on truck tires? Federal agriculture officers are … Continue reading

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Scientists Find out New Strategy To Prevent Particular Inherited Conditions

Passing on genetic mutations for illness is one of the greatest fears between mother and father-to-be, but a new approach could reduce some of these concerns. Mitochondrial disorders affect about one in 10,000 men and women and can cause a variety … Continue reading

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