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Biologist defiant over stem-cell method

Japanese author of controversial papers denies wrongdoing and stands by results as testing of her protocol begins. Read more of the article here.[...]


NASA's Kepler Discovers First Earth-Size Planet In The 'Habitable Zone' of Another Star

Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of distance from a star where[...]


What Whole Foods Markets Doesn’t Tell You

Whole Foods Market is a relentlessly hip American supermarket chain which prides itself on organic fruits and vegetables, gluten-free just-about-everything, and high-end touches like wine bars and exotic take out[...]


Female insect uses spiky penis to take charge

Brazilian cave creatures's marathon sex sessions extract nourishment along with sperm from reluctant male. Read more of the article here.[...]


Sperm RNA carries marks of trauma

Stress alters the expression of small RNAs in male mice and leads to depressive behaviours in later generations. Read more of the article here.[...]


Church & State

New Hampshire Supreme Court Debates Aid to Religious Schools Program

The New Hampshire Supreme Court last week heard oral arguments in a challenge to the state's tuitio[...]


USA Today: Foxman: Anti-Semitism card overplayed in Ukraine

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Guardian: More than 100 hate-crime murders linked to single website, report finds

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AP: Egypt stops attempt to smuggle Jewish artifacts

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Vox: Five facts that shed light on how Iran’s Supreme Leader thinks

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NYT: Nigeria Fears Captive Girls Will Be Held as Sex Slaves

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