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A step toward stem-cell therapy

Researchers reported in the journal Nature that they have discovered a new way to create embryonic stem cells that contain a sick person’s unique DNA.

Parks and re-creation: African American village unearthed

Anthropologists find intimate evidence of a middle-class African-American settlement cleared to make way for Central Park in the 1850s.

Old-school tools

One of modern humans’ predecessors, Homo erectus, used advanced tool-making methods at least 300,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to a new study.

Dentists join fight against diabetes

Researchers at the College of Dental Medicine have found that dentists can play a significant role in fighting a major public-health crisis.

The power of forgetting

Today, it’s normal to forget information that you can retrieve easily on the Internet. But rest assured that your cortical hard drive has become increasingly efficient at searching out information.

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