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Researchers in Israel and Germany develop potential alternative to animal testing "On top of opposition from animal rights groups, more scientists are claiming that animal studies do not accurately predict the human response to drugs or beauty products, especially ones that are used on a regular basis. At the same time, using human cells for […]

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"Surgeons at Boston Children's Hospital started using 3D-printed copies of patients' affected body parts to prepare for procedures last year. Now, that move has helped save the lives of four children aged two months to 16 years old who suffered from life-threatening blood vessel malformation in their brains. Their condition gave ride to distinctive anatomies […]

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"A rocket-plane that could fly from Vancouver to Tokyo in three hours instead of 10 has been patented by Airbus." "Airbus said the plane would be targeted mainly at business travel and VIP passengers 'who require transcontinental return journeys within one day,' and at the military." "[…] the supersonic plane could carry 20 passengers or […]

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"This is a new kind of heat. In more than 135 years of global temperature data, four of the five hottest months on record all happened in 2015: February, March, May, and now June." "This has been the hottest start to a year by far, according to data released today by the National Oceanic and […]

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Discarded pet goldfish are multiplying and getting kind of ginormous, officials say "If you have a goldfish, and you are kind of over that goldfish, to the point where you are now wondering whether it might be best to set that goldfish free, please rethink that decision." "That's the request from the Alberta government, which […]

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