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Harrison Ford Knocks Trump, Others Who 'Denigrate Science'

Harrison Ford Knocks Trump, Others Who 'Denigrate Science'

| By Jon Gambrell | Feb 12
Harrison Ford offered an emphatic plea on Tuesday for protecting the world's oceans, calling out President Donald Trump and others who "deny or denigrate science."

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

| Feb 11
As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too.

Consensual Sex is Key to Happiness and Good Health, Science Says

Consensual Sex is Key to Happiness and Good Health, Science Says

| By Shervin Assari | Feb 11
As a doctor and epidemiologist who studies sex, I bring good news for Valentine's Day. It's not just that sex is fun — it's also good for your physical and mental health.

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, and Generates Debate

| By Jennifer Peltz | Feb 11
As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too. More than a million dogs have been tested in little over a decade.

Trump to Call for Investment in Artificial Intelligence

Trump to Call for Investment in Artificial Intelligence

| By Cathy Bussewitz | Feb 11
President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in the field of artificial intelligence.

Fish Pass Mirror Test, But Does It Mean They're Self-Aware?

Fish Pass Mirror Test, But Does It Mean They're Self-Aware?

| By Malcolm Ritter | Feb 10
Scientists report that a fish can pass a standard test of recognizing itself in a mirror — and they raise a question about what that means. Does this decades-old test, designed to show self-awareness in animals, really do that?

Tests Suggest Scientists Achieved 1st 'in Body' Gene Editing

Tests Suggest Scientists Achieved 1st 'in Body' Gene Editing

| By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 10
Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease, although it's too soon to know if this will help.

Tests Suggest Scientists Achieved 1st 'in Body' Gene Editing

Tests Suggest Scientists Achieved 1st 'in Body' Gene Editing

| By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 10
Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease, although it's too soon to know if this will help.

Researchers Seek Fuller Picture of First Africans in America

Researchers Seek Fuller Picture of First Africans in America

| By Jesse J. Holland | Feb 10
The first Africans to arrive in English-controlled North America were so little noted by history that many are known today by only their first names: Antony and Isabella, Angelo, Frances and Peter.

Stanford Probes Faculty Ties to China Gene-Edited Baby Work

Stanford Probes Faculty Ties to China Gene-Edited Baby Work

| By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 9
Stanford University has started a review of interactions that some faculty members had with He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make gene-edited babies.

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