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In 2009, supermodel Kate Moss caused a stir when she categorically stated that “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”. As jaw-dropping as the sentiment might have seemed to many, Moss’ pithy comment encapsulates a modern Western zeitgeist.   From an evolutionary perspective, however, Moss’ statement is ludicrous, if not preposterous. Such a statement could
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After Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the scientific community by announcing last month that he had edited the genes of human babies, he mysteriously vanished. And now he’s been found.    The New York Times reports that guards are holding He in a guesthouse at his university, the Southern University of Science and Technology. It’s unclear whether the guards work for the Chinese government, the
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Adam and Eve might have managed it in the Bible, but scientifically speaking, would two people be enough to repopulate our world from scratch, despite the inevitable health issues associated with inbreeding and a limited gene pool?    First of all, let’s deal with the obvious problems. The first ‘new’ generation would obviously all be brothers
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Two fire technicians have died after a generator incident occurred at one of the largest stations in Antarctica. According to the National Science Foundation (NSF), on 12 December, the two technicians were performing routine maintenance on a generator building’s fire suppression system. The generator powers a radio transmitter nearby the station.   Unfortunately, the maintenance did
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Scattered among your genes like old recipes in an heirloom cookbook are DNA sequences that once helped Neanderthals survive. The codes that contributed to the construction of our extinct cousin’s ever-so-slightly elongated skulls could still be at work in some modern humans, affecting neurological development and pushing their craniums into a slightly different shape.