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Advance In Human Embryo Research Rekindles Ethical Debate

Scientists have been able to keep human embryos alive twice as long as before. The technique is reopening a debate over a rule limiting research on human embryos to 14 days.

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With 'Be As You Are,' Mike Posner Finally Takes His Mom's Advice

The singer's latest pop hit is — ironically — about the downsides of having a pop hit. But another song on his new album, At Night, Alone, focuses on his relationship with his mother.

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Panama Papers Fallout Hurts A Reputation Panama Thought It Had Fixed
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Molecular markers show structures and cell types within a human embryo, shown here 12 days after fertilization. The epiblast, for example, appears in green. Gist Croft, Alessia Deglincerti, and Ali H. Brivanlou/The Rockefeller University hide caption

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Advance In Human Embryo Research Rekindles Ethical Debate
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