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Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »

Cancer cure in a year, scientists claim

A team of Israeli scientists claim they will likely develop a cure for cancer in the next year, The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday. The new treatment is being developed by Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies under the leadership of CEO Dr. Ilan Morad, according to the report. “We believe we will offer in a year’s time… Read More »

Spirulina, a 'superfood' loved by celebrities, could lower blood pressure, scientists find

Could spirulina lower your blood pressure? Study reveals compound in the ‘superfood’ can relax the arteries The superfood has been described as ‘most complete food source in the world’ Evidence is weak for the natural remedy used for a long list of health reasons Italian researchers found a specific protein in spirulina which relaxes arteries … Read More »