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  1. Could anyone have stopped work on gene-edited babies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Newsday

    Gene-editing for reproductive purposes is effectively banned in the United States and most of Europe. In China, ministerial guidelines prohibit embryo research that "violates ethical or moral principles."

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  2. Yellowstone National Park is a jewel worth savingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Newsday

    When my eight brothers and sisters and I were young, our parents took us on a camping trip through Yellowstone National Park. Aside from the family lore we brought back - the family who slept through a bear crashing through their tent next to ours, the bear who carried off a bag of baby food jars, the bear who chased our father until he threw his wallet at him - we all came away awestruck by the most magnificent wilderness we had ever seen.

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  3. Top quarterback prospects for the 2019 NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Newsday

    Justin Herbert of the Oregon Ducks passes the ball against the California Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium on Sept. 29 in Berkeley, Calif.

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  4. Study: Climate change possible cause of bird species declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Newsday

    Climate change could be to blame for the collapse of bird populations in the desert along the Nevada-California border, scientists said. The number of bird species has fallen by an average of 43 percent over the past century at survey sites across an area larger than New York state, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  5. Dog-like robots to hit marketplace next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Newsday

    A robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after more than a quarter century of research. Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert said Friday that his company plans to begin selling the dog-like SpotMini robot next year, likely to businesses for use as a camera-equipped security guard.

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  6. Andy Steves: Travel guidebook and tours for a new generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Newsday

    This undated photo shows travel guidebook writer Andy Steves holding a copy of his book "Andy Steves' Europe: City-Hopping on a Budget" at the Berkeley, Calif., offices of his publisher Avalon Travel. Steves is the son of Rick Steves, the well-known travel guidebook writer, TV host and tour operator.

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  7. Free speech tests U.S. campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Newsday

    Concerns about the suppression of speech on college campuses generally focus on left-wing activists seeking to muzzle "offensive" ideas - most recently, last week at Lewis and Clark College Law School in Portland, Oregon, where feminist dissenter Christina Hoff Sommers was repeatedly shouted down by a few angry students. Yet some have charged that foes of political correctness ignore threats to free speech on campus from the right.

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  8. Workers will participate in wellness offerings -- if you make it easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Newsday

    One-off activities don't work, experts say. And while financial incentives can entice employees to participate, programs don't have to be expensive.

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  9. Anticipation high as California rolls out retail pot salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | Newsday

    In this Dec. 22, 2017 photo, Dale Gieringer of NORML poses for photos at his house in Berkeley, Calif. Californians may awake on New Year's Day to a familiar scent in greater-than-normal concentrations.

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  10. Topspin Partners buys online information company Remedy HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Newsday

    The Manhattan company is known for its "Live Bold, Live Now" video stories, which help differentiate it in the market, a Topspin executive says. Topspin Partners, an investment fund started on Long Island, has purchased online information company Remedy Health Media LLC for an undisclosed amount, executives announced Wednesday.

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