New Story Just Out: Scientists In New York Are Trying To Edit The DNA In Human Sperm

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Scientists In New York Are Trying To Edit The DNA In Human Sperm
NPR got exclusive access to the only lab known to be trying to edit the DNA in human sperm, which raises all the same thorny issues as modifying genes in human embryos

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New Story Just Out: How Dr. Kenneth Davis Turned the Mount Sinai Health System Around

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. How Dr. Kenneth Davis Turned the Mount Sinai Health System Around
The neurobiologist oversaw one of the largest financial turnarounds in academic medicine.

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New Story Just Out: Naked And Unafraid: 6 Wild Facts About Naked Mole Rats

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Naked And Unafraid: 6 Wild Facts About Naked Mole Rats
Picture a hairless, wrinkly rodent about the size of a small sweet potato–kinda cool, kinda weird. They also are extraordinarily long-lived. Researchers are lining up to study learn their secrets.

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New Story Just Out: Subtle Differences In Brain Cells Hint at Why Many Drugs Help Mice But Not People

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Subtle Differences In Brain Cells Hint at Why Many Drugs Help Mice But Not People
A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren’t always a good model for human diseases.

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New Story Just Out: More U.S. Towns Are Feeling The Pinch As Recycling Becomes Costlier

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. More U.S. Towns Are Feeling The Pinch As Recycling Becomes Costlier
The U.S. recycling industry is facing a quandary: Too much of the plastic we use can’t be recycled, and taxpayers increasingly are on the hook for paying for all that trash to hit the landfills.

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New Story Just Out: U.S. Recycling Industry Is Struggling to Figure Out A Future Without China

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. U.S. Recycling Industry Is Struggling to Figure Out A Future Without China
China is no longer taking the world’s waste. The U.S. recycling industry is overwhelmed — it can’t keep up with the plastic being churned out. This doesn’t bode well for our plastic waste problem.

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New Story Just Out: Cigarettes Can’t Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Cigarettes Can’t Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted?
Though tobacco ads have been banned from TV for about 50 years, the marketing of electronic cigarettes isn’t constrained by the law. Public health advocates consider that a loophole that hurts kids.

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