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20 years after Dolly: Everything you always wanted to know about the cloned sheep and what came next

Dolly was an important milestone, inspiring scientists to continue improving cloning technology as well as to pursue new concepts in stem cell research.

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Scientist at work: Tracking muskoxen in a warming Arctic

Joel Berger is returning to the Arctic to continue his research on large animals that live in cold places.

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How man’s best friend is helping cancer treatment

Comparative oncology researchers study the similarities between naturally occurring cancers in pets and cancers in people in order to provide clues to treat cancer more effectively.

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Many kids still don’t report concussion symptoms. How can we change that?

As Superbowl LI between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots approaches, football fans reflect on a season of intense competition, hard-fought battles and the tenacity of elite professional athletes.

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Exploring the complexities of forgiveness

Judaism teaches that the concept of forgiveness constitutes one of the most essential fundamentals of the human relationship with God and with each other.

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From flask to field: How tiny microbes are revolutionizing big agriculture

Microbes can unlock micronutrients so plants can use then, leading to bigger, healthier plants.

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Can marijuana treat MS symptoms? It’s hard for researchers to find out

Clinical trials – where patients are given cannabis – are difficult to do because of how the substance is regulated at the federal level.

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How Africa can perform better in the new round of UN development goals

Efforts are underway to help tackle the biggest challenges in the world: climate change, poverty, diseases, energy crisis, food insecurity and water scarcity.

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Yellen’s Fed faces a tricky rates dilemma in 2017 that may end up tripping up Trump

The important takeaway from the first interest rate hike of 2016 is that it’s not clear what the Fed will do next year.

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