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In Roundup Case, the Science Will Go on Trial First

In a San Francisco courtroom this month, a jury will be asked to weigh a complicated question: Did Roundup weedkiller cause a man’s cancer? The jurors will assess the credibility of competing studies that delve into cell mutations, cancer epidemiology and genotoxicity. They’ll hear evidence purporting to show why California resident Edwin Hardeman’s exposure to Roundup was dangerous, and other

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First Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib: “We’re Going to Impeach The Motherf**ker”

After being sworn in on a Koran, America’s first Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib attended a party where she declared to her supporters, “We’re going to go in and impeach the motherf**ker.” During a MoveOn.org party in Washington DC last night, the Michigan Democrat said, “When your son looks at you and says momma look you won, bullies don’t win, and

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China Lands World’s First Lunar Rover On Dark Side Of The Moon

Five years after successfully landing its first rover on the moon, China’s space program took another giant leap forward on Thursday when it became the first to successfully land a lunar probe on the dark side of the moon (the side of the celestial body that perpetually faces away from the Earth). According to Bloomberg, the Chang’e-4 lunar probe, named

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Chinese scientist claims to have created ‘world’s first genetically edited babies’

A Chinese researcher claims he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies – twin girls whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life. If true, it would be a profound leap of science and ethics. A US scientist said he took part in the work in China, but

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