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  1. Scientists create first 'designer chromosome'Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Courier-Post

    Researchers have chopped, spliced and manipulated DNA to craft the first extensively modified "designer chromosome," a genetic structure carefully engineered to spur scientific discovery.


  2. Top 10 climate-change questions: What you need to knowRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Courier-Post

    Climate change is often called a "defining" issue of our time but given its controversy, it can be difficult to understand.


  3. Neanderthal, human mixing had gene benefits, drawbacksRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | Courier-Post

    The amorous unions between modern humans and Neanderthals may have led to sons who weren't much good at fathering children themselves, a new study suggests.


  4. Wild weather feeds homeowners' anxiety over treesRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | Courier-Post

    Nancy Owens takes no chances with trees since a windstorm propelled a large one through the roof of her Long Island, N.Y., home 15 or so years ago.


  5. Neanderthal had flings with relatives, other human ancestorsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | Courier-Post

    Maybe those long-ago couples exchanged glances across a campfire. Maybe they had brief encounters, or long, tranquil cohabitations, or stormy on-again, off-again relationships.


  6. UAW chief's legacy to be decided in SouthRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2013 | Courier-Post

    Rowan University had its 2013 season come to an end Saturday in a 59-8 loss at the University of... The free 3-D sound and light show 'Winter Sweet' will return to the facade of Boardwalk Hall at 6 p.


  7. Go ahead and stress a little, experts sayRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2013 | Courier-Post

    While chronic stress is a recognized problem, University of California-Berkeley researchers find that short bursts of stress create new neurons and can actually be good for you.


  8. Can Craig Venter put an alien in your inbox?Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2013 | Courier-Post

    J. Craig Venter. He has a new book out, "Life at the Speed of Life: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of the Digital Age."


  9. Climate scientists fight U.S. government shutdownRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2013 | Courier-Post

    Seabird ecologist Barbara Weinecke Adelie sets off from Hobart on October 15, 2013, with a research team from the Australian Antarctic Division for its annual scientific mission this Antarctic summer, which typically runs from October through to April, for an archaelogical dig of abandoned penguin sites, excavating ancient scat to determine how ... (more)


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