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Do Collagen Supplements Really Work?

We live in a world which heavily focuses on external appearances. This has led to an extraordinary amount of beauty products both homemade and for sale. Thanks to the sea of twisted marketing campaigns, celebrity endorsements, photoshopped models and reality TV shows, there is immense pressure on people to have the “perfect look”. We invest a… Read More »

We’ve been using CRISPR for years – now we know how it really works

The CRISPR gene editing complexCARLOS CLARIVAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Michael Le Page A storm of criticism met the claimed creation of the first genome-edited children in China last month. One reason is that the twin girls have unpredicted new mutations whose effects are unknown. But it now appears there’s a really easy way to ensure… Read More »

MIND: Can We Really Inherit Trauma?

In mid-October, researchers in California published a study of Civil War prisoners that came to a remarkable conclusion. Male children of abused war prisoners were about 10 percent more likely to die than their peers were in any given year after middle age, the study reported. The findings, the authors concluded, supported an “epigenetic explanation.”… Read More »