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Study sheds light on the darker parts of our genetic heritage  Medical Xpress

More than half of our genome consists of transposons,DNA sequences that are reminiscent of ancient, extinct viruses.Transposons are normally silenced by a ...

Border Patrol has stored enough fentanyl to kill 794M, own agents at risk: Watchdog  ABC News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has stored enough fentanyl in the past year to kill an estimated 794 million people, and now a government watchdog office ...

It's a Mystery Why We Are Not Constantly Hallucinating, Trippy New Study Suggests  Live Science

Scientists cut a window into a mouse's brain, then shined a laser on it to trigger hallucinations. That's weird — but the results of the study, published today (July ...

Residents Unaware of Cancer-Causing Toxin in Air  WebMD

Federal data show an increased cancer risk to neighborhoods across the country around plants that emit a gas called ethylene oxide, which is used to sterilize ...

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