• Scientists edit DNA in human embryos to aid the infertile
Scientists edit DNA in human embryos to aid the infertile

The latest work highlights the shortcomings with this approach, showing that the OCT4 gene appears to play a different role in early human embryos than in mice. In addition Oct4 seems to be closely linked to the generation of embryonic stem cells - "mother" cells in the early embryo with the potential to become any kind of tissue in the body.

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  • Sensex, Nifty reverse gains as rupee sinks by 26 paise
Sensex, Nifty reverse gains as rupee sinks by 26 paise

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE closed at 32,370.04 points - down 30.47 points, or 0.09 per cent, from its previous close. This pattern could be encouraging signal for bulls to make a comeback again in the next few sessions, he feels.

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  • Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A
Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency"

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the world is "running out of effective antibiotics" and described antimicrobial resistance as a "global health emergency". As of this May, there are 51 antibiotics and 11 biologicals, or medical products made from natural sources, being developed, CNN reports . The report also says that few of these are...

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  • Leaked Document Details Plans for Protected Status of National Monuments
Leaked Document Details Plans for Protected Status of National Monuments

The report was prompted by an April executive order in which President Donald Trump instructed Zink to examine all national monuments created since January 1, 1996, that are at least 100,000 acres . "This complete lack of transparency is appalling and it demonstrates the arbitrary nature of Zinke's review", said Linda Castro, Assistant P...

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  • Georgia Tech student made freaky 911 call before being fatally shot
Georgia Tech student made freaky 911 call before being fatally shot

Beck is on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation, Georgia Tech said on its website. "We believe many of them were not part of our Georgia Tech community, but rather outside agitators intent on disrupting the event". Georgia Tech President G.P. "Bud" Peterson sent an email to the school community to reassure students that there would...

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  • Highlights: Suu Kyi addresses nation on Rohingya crisis
Highlights: Suu Kyi addresses nation on Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi invited members of the global community to visit Rohingya villages, and said a central committee had been constituted to enforce the rule of law and spur development in Rakhine. She said, "Government has been making every effort to restore peace and stability and to bring harmony". Human rights activists, fellow Nobel laureates and m...

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  • Manchester Utd thrash Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal draw
Manchester Utd thrash Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal draw

Chelsea made a very bold move before their match with Arsenal on Sunday, by posting a short video clip of Marcos Alonso's goal in the game between the sides last season. In recent years we have struggled here but we are able to compete against the best. "But you forget Arsenal are one of the top six in England and, for this reason, we all kn...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. goes through team drills with Giants
Odell Beckham Jr. goes through team drills with Giants

Getting a healthy Beckham back would certainly help. But with Beckham stuck on the sidelines in sweatpants, with Beckham unable to suit up due to the high ankle sprain sustained Week 2 of the preseason against Cleveland, with Beckham wisely instructed to wait at least one more week before putting that ankle to the real test of cutting, ...

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  • Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma
Over 100 Prison Inmates Escape Because Of Hurricane Irma

Following criticism of the Government's response to the disaster, ministers announced a £32 million relief package and pledged to double any public donations to the British Red Cross appeal for victims of Hurricane Irma , up to £3 million.

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  • PM returns to New Delhi after completing China, Myanmar visit
PM returns to New Delhi after completing China, Myanmar visit

Prior to their departure, Indian officials made it clear that Modi is expected to raise the exodus of the ethnic Rohingyas into neighbouring countries. Around 40,000 Rohingyas are said to be staying illegally in India. The project is created to link Sittwe port in Myanmar, which India helped develop, with the the northeastern Indian state of ...

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  • FDA approves first genetically modified 'living drug' for cancer treatment
FDA approves first genetically modified 'living drug' for cancer treatment

A rapidly emerging immunotherapy approach is called adoptive cell transfer (ACT): collecting and using patients' own immune cells to treat their cancer . Along with the Kymriah approval, the FDA also expanded the approval of a drug named Actemra (tocilizumab) used to offset the side effects like these, related to a cytokine release syndrome.

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  • Bournemouth vs. Manchester City. How & where to watch
Bournemouth vs. Manchester City. How & where to watch

Manchester City: Ederson 6, Danilo 6, Kompany 6, Otamendi 5, Mendy 7, Fernandinho 6, Bernado 6, Silva 7, De Bruyne 6, Sterling 7, Jesus 8. Manchester City needs to make a statement with their next games and convincingly defeat their opponents to instill fear back into their rivals, and looking at their next fixtures they have a good ...

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  • White nationalist Richard Spencer may speak at UF
White nationalist Richard Spencer may speak at UF

In a statement Wednesday , Michigan State says granting access doesn't mean it endorses the "messages that might be delivered there". Hundreds of white nationalists, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members and others were involved, by some estimates, in what Heimbach, leader of the Traditionalist Workers Party, called the nation's bi...

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  • Solar eclipse eye safety
Solar eclipse eye safety

The only safe time to look without safety equipment is during the narrow window when the moon totally covers the sun - if you happen to be on the path where the total eclipse will be visible. Tennessee Nashville hasn't had a total solar eclipse since July 29, 1478. The planetarium warns that looking at even 7 percent of the sun can cause blind...

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  • Trump could hit Venezuela where it hurts: Oil
Trump could hit Venezuela where it hurts: Oil

But the hundreds of thousands who have sometimes taken to the streets during almost four months of anti-government protests were largely absent. Its oil exports to the US totaled $10.2 billion in the year ending in May, according to Panjiva, a global trade research firm.

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  • Couple arrested in Utah for administering drugs to their newborn
Couple arrested in Utah for administering drugs to their newborn

Police also listed theft and child abuse as possible charges. Security officers tried to stop as he walked out, but Wilde ran out of the store so quickly that smacked into the exit doors, dropping his infant in her auto seat. The infant girl was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. The parents of the other three children are Colby...

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  • Release of 20 million mosquitoes aims to curb mosquito population
Release of 20 million mosquitoes aims to curb mosquito population

California scientists will release 20 million mosquitoes in an effort to reduce the population of disease-carrying mosquitoes, NPR reported . Since 2013, the species has been prevalent in California's Central Valley, and has become a problem particularly in Fresno County.

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  • Exxon fined $2M for violating Russian Federation sanctions when Tillerson was CEO
Exxon fined $2M for violating Russian Federation sanctions when Tillerson was CEO

In its full web notice about the fine it is imposing to Exxon, the Treasury said that OFAC considered as aggravating factors, among others, that "ExxonMobil demonstrated reckless disregard for US sanctions requirements when it failed to consider warning signs associated with dealing in the blocked services of an SDN" and that "ExxonMobil's senior...

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  • Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low
Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low

Fifty-five percent said they don't think Trump is making significant progress on his campaign goals, and two-thirds said they don't trust Trump to negotiate with foreign leaders. His tweets typically include tirades against the "fake news" media, exasperation with the "witch hunt" Russian Federation probe, personal attacks on perceived foes - all...

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  • Charlie Gard's parents 'hopeful' ahead of latest court hearing in treatment case
Charlie Gard's parents 'hopeful' ahead of latest court hearing in treatment case

They nevertheless called for a new hearing before the British High Court of Justice, deeming it necessary to take into account the "new elements for experimental treatment" proposed by "two global hospitals". However, the courts have denied them their right to take Charlie to a new hospital. "I will be the first to welcome that outcome", Francis t...

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  • Sky News Misleads on Hebron Holy Site
Sky News Misleads on Hebron Holy Site

The Palestinian foreign ministry called the decision made by UNESCO, despite the United States and Israeli opposition, a "success" for Palestinian diplomacy. He said: 'The Jewish connection to Hebron goes back thousands of years. Defense minister Avigdor Lieberman called the UNESCO vote "anti-Semitic".

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  • Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious
Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious

Speaker Kavinder Gupta, sensing the situation might get out of hand, told the assembly guard to escort out Mr Rashid from the house.However, the NC lawmakers including Altaf Wani, Abdul Majeed Bhat and Mohammad Akbar Lone prevented the assembly staff from removing Mr Rashid, prompting the speaker to adjourn the house till 2:30 pm.As the lawmakers w...

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  • Valley Children's Hospital makes top 50 national rankings in three specialties
Valley Children's Hospital makes top 50 national rankings in three specialties

The hospital also has the region's only Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, which means it meets the highest standards set by the Academy of Pediatrics. "Validations such as these rankings are a testament to the tremendous caliber of the physicians, nurses, technicians and other health care providers and staff who are driven each day to provide ...

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  • Could olive oil be effective against Alzheimer's?
Could olive oil be effective against Alzheimer's?

This debris is strongly associated with an onset of Alzheimer's , and this finding indicates that the oil would prevent and tackle the disease directly. As all the above are major characteristics of the Alzheimer's disease phenotype, the study demonstrated that EVOO had a beneficial influence, with researchers concluding that the study provides ...

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  • Elderly warned to stop taking common cure all
Elderly warned to stop taking common cure all

To TCTMD, Gurbel noted that the estimated number needed to treat (NNT) to prevent one upper gastrointestinal bleeding event at 5 years was 23 for patients aged 75 to 84 years and 21 for patients 85 years and older. The chances that bleeding was disabling or fatal, while lower, increased in roughly the same amounts equally across the different age g...

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