SCIENCE etc

I am in awe of how science confirms common sense and what should be obvious. And then there's the remarkable to put one in their place.
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Does Henrietta Lacks come to mind?What rights should you have to your own DNA?
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The Pentagon has put in an order for prototype contact lenses that give users a much wider field of vision.    The lenses are designed to be paired with compact heads up display (HUD) units - glasses that allow images to be projected onto their lenses.

The Pentagon has put in an order for prototype contact lenses that give users a much wider field of vision. The lenses are designed to be paired with compact heads up display (HUD) units - glasses that allow images to be projected onto their lenses.

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Scientist say they have managed to turn patients' own skin cells into healthy heart muscle in the lab.

Scientist say they have managed to turn patients' own skin cells into healthy heart muscle in the lab.

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Traces of ancient viruses which infected our ancestors millions of years ago are more widespread in us than previously thought.

Traces of ancient viruses which infected our ancestors millions of years ago are more widespread in us than previously thought.

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In San Diego, a cell therapy clinic called Cytori is working on recycling fat for breast reconstruction. They’ve just processed their 3,000th sample of fat, for a grand total of more than 5,000 pounds over 9 years

In San Diego, a cell therapy clinic called Cytori is working on recycling fat for breast reconstruction. They’ve just processed their 3,000th sample of fat, for a grand total of more than 5,000 pounds over 9 years

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Another good reason to avoid hospitalization if possible.  Health Protection Agency data gives a snapshot of infection rates and antibiotic use by NHS hospitals in England in the autumn of 2011.    It shows, overall, that infection rates are down but new bacteria are emerging.

Another good reason to avoid hospitalization if possible. Health Protection Agency data gives a snapshot of infection rates and antibiotic use by NHS hospitals in England in the autumn of 2011. It shows, overall, that infection rates are down but new bacteria are emerging.

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Brain freeze found: scientists uncover the cause of ice-cream induced pain
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