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Eye Witness News
Several large nations consider sugar tax to battle obesity 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax on sweetened food & drinks to battle
Several large nations consider sugar tax to battle obesity
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
2016 could be the year of the sugar tax on sweetened food & drinks to battle obesity. Softdrink. Picture: Freeimages.com Tax on sugar beverages may save a life,The danger of sugary... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers reveal direct link between Wbp2 gene and progressive hearing lossResearchers at King's College London and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in
Researchers reveal direct link between Wbp2 gene and progressive hearing loss
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 hours ago
Researchers at King's College London and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the United Kingdom have for the first time demonstrated a direct link between the Wbp2 gene and progressive hearing loss. The scientists report that the loss of Wbp2... Read more
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Science Daily
Wbp2 is a novel deafness geneThe scientists have shown that hearing impairment is linked to hormonal signall
Wbp2 is a novel deafness gene
Science Daily / Posted 17 hours ago
The scientists have shown that hearing impairment is linked to hormonal signalling rather than to hair cell degeneration. Wbp2 is known as a transcriptional co-activator for estrogen receptor Esr1 and progesterone receptor Pgr. The loss of Wbp2... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
For sugar tax supporters, 2016 may be the sweet spotLONDON: 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consi
For sugar tax supporters, 2016 may be the sweet spot
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
LONDON: 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and fatten government coffers. For years, public health advocates have called for such measures as one prong of... Read more
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Gramophone
St Thomas Church, New York, appoints Daniel Hyde as Organist and Director of MusicOrganist and conductor moves from Magdalen College, Oxford St Thomas Church, N
St Thomas Church, New York, appoints Daniel Hyde as Organist and Director of Music
Gramophone / Posted 20 hours ago
Organist and conductor moves from Magdalen College, Oxford St Thomas Church, New York appoints Daniel Hyde (photo: Hugh Warwick) St Thomas Church, New York has announced Daniel Hyde as its new Organist and Director of Music. He succeeds John Scott,... Read more
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FOX News
Innovative wound-healing technique could save limbsThe fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise,
Innovative wound-healing technique could save limbs
FOX News / Posted 20 hours ago
The fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise, the foot ulcers and chronic wounds that can come with the condition — and can lead to amputations in severe cases — remain a persistent problem. To address it, medical... Read more
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Swissinfo
Special Report - The World Health Organization's critical challenge: healing itselfBy Kate Kelland GENEVA (Reuters) - When executive board members of the World H
Special Report - The World Health Organization's critical challenge: healing itself
Swissinfo / Posted 20 hours ago
By Kate Kelland GENEVA (Reuters) - When executive board members of the World Health Organization sat down for their annual meeting in Geneva in January, many powerful figures spoke forcefully of the need to reform the leading global authority on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report - The World Health Organization's critical challenge: healing itselfGENEVA: When executive board members of the World Health Organization sat down
Special Report - The World Health Organization's critical challenge: healing itself
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
GENEVA: When executive board members of the World Health Organization sat down for their annual meeting in Geneva in January, many powerful figures spoke forcefully of the need to reform the leading global authority on health and disease. "It's time... Read more
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The Star
Special Report - The World Health Organization's critical challenge: healing itselfGENEVA (Reuters) - When executive board members of the World Health Organizatio
Special Report - The World Health Organization's critical challenge: healing itself
The Star / Posted 21 hours ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - When executive board members of the World Health Organization sat down for their annual meeting in Geneva in January, many powerful figures spoke forcefully of the need to reform the leading global authority on health and... Read more
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Gramophone
St Thomas Church, New York appoints Daniel HydeOrganist and conductor moves from Magdalene College, Oxford St Thomas Church,
St Thomas Church, New York appoints Daniel Hyde
Gramophone / Posted 21 hours ago
Organist and conductor moves from Magdalene College, Oxford St Thomas Church, New York has announced Daniel Hyde as its new Organist and Director of Music. He succeeds John Scott, who died of a heart attack last August, aged 59. As perhaps befits a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Online therapy may help people with mental disordersLondon: An internet based therapy may help people affected by a common anxiety
Online therapy may help people with mental disorders
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
London: An internet based therapy may help people affected by a common anxiety disorder which could lead to hospitalisation, substance dependence and even suicide, a new study has claimed. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a common anxiety disorder... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
As Syria rebels face rout, allies Saudi, Turkey may send troops: expertsRiyadh on Thursday left open the possibility of deploying soldiers, saying it w
As Syria rebels face rout, allies Saudi, Turkey may send troops: experts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Riyadh on Thursday left open the possibility of deploying soldiers, saying it would "contribute positively" if the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Syria decides on ground action. The fate of Saudi-backed Syrian... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Practicing' Christians divided on sexual moresWhen pastors gaze out from their pulpits, they may want to imagine what would h
'Practicing' Christians divided on sexual mores
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
When pastors gaze out from their pulpits, they may want to imagine what would happen if they asked their flocks to respond to this statement: "As long as it's between consenting adults, any kind of sex is fine." If this were a conservative or... Read more
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Rappler
Saudi, Turkey may send troops to support Syria rebels – expertsGROUND FORCES. Experts say Saudi Arabia and Turkey may send troops to assist th
Saudi, Turkey may send troops to support Syria rebels – experts
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
GROUND FORCES. Experts say Saudi Arabia and Turkey may send troops to assist the Syrian rebels and prevent Russian-backed forces from gaining further ground. Sedat Suna/EPA RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – With rebel forces facing the prospect of a crushing... Read more
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Yahoo News
As Syria rebels face rout, allies Saudi, Turkey may send troops Riyadh (AFP) - With rebel forces facing the prospect of a crushing defeat by
As Syria rebels face rout, allies Saudi, Turkey may send troops
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
Riyadh (AFP) - With rebel forces facing the prospect of a crushing defeat by Syria's Russian-backed regime, their allies Saudi Arabia and Turkey may send in limited numbers of ground... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
A lesson on our ConstitutionPosted Friday, February 5, 2016, at 2:30 PM This will be a short story about w
A lesson on our Constitution
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Friday, February 5, 2016, at 2:30 PM This will be a short story about why we need our Constitution. Here is the rest of the story: When the thirteen colonies declared their independence and separated from England,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Brad Pensyl could join 500-win clubBrad Pensyl has never been afraid to talk about anything throughout his coachin
Brad Pensyl could join 500-win club
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Brad Pensyl has never been afraid to talk about anything throughout his coaching career, but when it comes to potentially winning his 500th game tonight in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference quarterfinals, he admits, "I don't really want to talk... Read more
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NBC News
Britain Okays Gene Editing Experiment on Human EmbryosBritain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's request to edit the hu
Britain Okays Gene Editing Experiment on Human Embryos
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's request to edit the human genetic code in an effort to fight inherited diseases — but critics fear the new technique crosses too many ethical boundaries. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Northern Star
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Queensland Times
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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News Mail
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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FOX News
This number of moles on your arm may signal a higher melanoma riskPeople who have 11 or more moles on one of their arms could have a higher risk
This number of moles on your arm may signal a higher melanoma risk
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
People who have 11 or more moles on one of their arms could have a higher risk of the deadly skin cancer melanoma, according to a new study. Researchers counted the number of moles that study participants had on 17 sites on the skin of their bodies... Read more
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Londonist
Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare’s Will Goes On DisplayBy Who? The only picture of Will in the show By Me: William Shakespeare offers
Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare’s Will Goes On Display
Londonist / Posted 4 days ago
By Who? The only picture of Will in the show By Me: William Shakespeare offers a 'once-in-a-generation opportunity' to see nine key documents from the life and times of the Bard in this, the 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare's death. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Meet the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWhen Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet the 20 year-old worth $40 million
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
When Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Virtus enters Jisc’s education & research data centre schemeThe first national shared data centre for research and education has today adde
Virtus enters Jisc’s education & research data centre scheme
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
The first national shared data centre for research and education has today added three more members and expanded its hosting services. Run by digital services and solutions organisation Jisc, the hub is now also being used by University of the Arts... Read more
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London SE1
How Shakespeare’s playhouse moved from EC2 to SE1The exhibition, staged by King's College London and the National Archives, incl
How Shakespeare’s playhouse moved from EC2 to SE1
London SE1 / Posted 5 days ago
The exhibition, staged by King's College London and the National Archives, includes several documents relating to how the timbers used to build the Globe Theatre were brought to Bankside from Shoreditch. In December 1598 one of London's first... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researcher developing portable method to detect tainted medicines and supplementsSoumyajit Mandal, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sc
Researcher developing portable method to detect tainted medicines and supplements
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Soumyajit Mandal, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Case Western Reserve University, inserts a bottle of pills into his authentication prototype. Credit: Case Western Reserve University Fake or low-quality... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
The Luck FactorWhat's On In Aberdeen Why are some people always in the right place at the ri
The Luck Factor
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 6 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Why are some people always in the right place at the right time, while others are always unlucky? Why do some people lead happy successful lives whilst others face repeated failure and sadness? For many years... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rushanda Was a Patriot and Selfless EducationistThe usually quiet neighborhood of Gahini village in Kayonza District Eastern Pr
Rushanda Was a Patriot and Selfless Educationist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The usually quiet neighborhood of Gahini village in Kayonza District Eastern Province was on 23rd January 2016 brought to a standstill as people from all walks of life thronged Gahini Cathedral to bid final farewell to a man that served them... Read more
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Denver Post
Britain approves controversial gene-editing experimentsLONDON — In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the p
Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON — In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos. The researchers won't be creating babies — the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Britain approves gene editing tests amid fears of ‘designer babies’Britain approves gene editing tests amid fears of 'designer babies' | TribLIVE.
Britain approves gene editing tests amid fears of ‘designer babies’
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Britain approves gene editing tests amid fears of 'designer babies' | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Britain approves gene editing tests amid fears of 'designer babies' LONDON — In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approvalScientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for th
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approval
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead with groundbreaking research into the early stages of human life. Permission has been granted to alter... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Britain approves controversial gene-editing experimentsIn a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path towar
Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos. The researchers won't be creating babies — the modified... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approvalScientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for th
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approval
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead with groundbreaking research into the early stages of human life. Permission has been granted to alter... Read more
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Queensland Times
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approvalScientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for th
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approval
Queensland Times / Posted 7 days ago
Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead with groundbreaking research into the early stages of human life. Permission has been granted to alter... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approvalScientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for th
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approval
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead with groundbreaking research into the early stages of human life. Permission has been granted to alter... Read more
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News Mail
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approvalScientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for th
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approval
News Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead with groundbreaking research into the early stages of human life. Permission has been granted to alter... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approvalScientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for th
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approval
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead with groundbreaking research into the early stages of human life. Permission has been granted to alter... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Britain approves controversial gene-editing experimentsIn a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path towar
Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos. The researchers won't be creating babies — the modified... Read more
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Northern Star
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approvalScientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for th
Genetically modified embryos: Scientists win approval
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead with groundbreaking research into the early stages of human life. Permission has been granted to alter... Read more
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International Business Times
University student demands lifetime supply of Kit Kats after purchasing waferless multipack A law student from King's College London, has written a letter to Nestle quotin
University student demands lifetime supply of Kit Kats after purchasing waferless multipack
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
A law student from King's College London, has written a letter to Nestle quoting case law from the 1930s after biting into a waferless Kit Kat. Saima Ahmad, 20, had purchased a multipack of eight Kit Kats for £2 ($2.88) when she stumbled upon a... Read more
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This is West Country
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warnFertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warn
This is West Country / Posted 7 days ago
Fertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles after giving the go-ahead for scientists to edit the genes of human embryos. The decision by the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA), which regulates... Read more
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Gazette News
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warnFertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warn
Gazette News / Posted 7 days ago
Fertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles after giving the go-ahead for scientists to edit the genes of human embryos. The decision by the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA), which regulates... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warnFertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warn
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Fertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles after giving the go-ahead for scientists to edit the genes of human embryos. The decision by the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA), which regulates... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warnFertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warn
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 7 days ago
Fertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles after giving the go-ahead for scientists to edit the genes of human embryos. The decision by the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA), which regulates... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warnFertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles
Editing genes of human embryos may lead to 'consumer eugenics', campaigners warn
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Fertility chiefs have been accused of putting science before ethical principles after giving the go-ahead for scientists to edit the genes of human embryos. The decision by the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA), which regulates... Read more
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