A New Jersey company says its test can screen embryos for a variety of diseases and health conditions, like heart disease, diabetes, or breast cancer.
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The decline in new specimens is especially noticeable in the study of mammals. One journal article called it a “perfect storm” for the field.
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Backyard chicken owners in Pennsylvania are taking extra precautions to protect their birds, which they see as pets, from getting infected from the deadly avian flu.
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Some farmers are wondering if it's OK that eggs sold as free-range come from chickens being kept inside.
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Users report that psilocybin restored their sense of smell. We ask scientists what could explain this seemingly healing effect.
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Climate change is causing fish species to travel in search of suitable temperatures, and it’s impacting the marine food web, a Rutgers study finds.
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When Jake Odmark was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, his career took a back seat. But accepting the diagnosis led to a more stable future.
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A TikTok trend that claims to test if you’re really in love may have some real science behind it.
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For a Philadelphia physician, rest seemed out of the question during the early part of the pandemic. But she learned an important lesson about the need to slow down.
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Officials said the funds will help address the critical need to boost a skilled labor force in Philadelphia as the life sciences industry grows.
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Dr. Walter Freeman performed lobotomies with an ice pick through the eye socket....and other stories about doctors who do evil scientific deeds in the name of medicine.
Air Date: December 23, 2021 8:00 amListen 49:29