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CRISPR Opens Up New Possibilities for Transplants Using Pig Organs

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Scientists have since turned their interest to pigs , which have organs similar in size to humans'. Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR, Yang and her team were able to disable 25 copies of these viruses in pig embryos. Then CRISPR came along. George Church , a Harvard Medical School geneticist who co-founded eGenesis and is a co-author of the paper, said piglets would need to be roughly four months old for their organs to be used for transplants. Read More »

PJ Fleck Offers Scholarship To Walk-On Kicker Justin Juenemann

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Kyle explained he remembered seeing Juenemann "a lot" at the hospital. On Wednesday, Kyle delivered the news in the form of a gun and a t-shirt. Juenemann later video chatted with his mom in Kansas, who was delirious with joy. "Who hasn't played and his face isn't recognizable". "He could easily just not do it and nobody would ever say anything". All he does is continue to keep his oar in the water and live that holistic life academically, athletically, social and spiritually. Read More »

FIFA Ranking: Ghana Stagnant In 50th Position

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Uganda remains the best placed East African country having moved a place up to 73rd while Rwanda have scaled up eight places, moving to 119th courtesy of their win over Tanzania in the CHAN 2018 qualifiers last month. World champions Germany , who also won the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation earlier this summer and are due to face Brazil in March next year, have dropped one place to second, with Switzerland and Poland rising to fourth and fifth respectively. Read More »

Marijuana users face higher risk of death from high blood pressure

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Death from hypertension included multiple causes, such as primary hypertension and hypertensive renal disease. "Our results suggest a possible risk of hypertension mortality from marijuana use". The study did not ascertain frequency of use, or if a respondent even continued to use marijuana at all through the documented time period. Since marijuana use is illegal in many jurisdictions, it is very hard to be certain about the health risks it poses, " explained Tim Chico, a reader in ... Read More »

Al-Qaeda-linked militant arrested in Delhi

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The Delhi Police and the West Bengal Police have been in search of this man for long. In a successful operation, India has managed to bring back an al-Qaeda operative from Saudi Arabia. Based out of Saudi Arabia, Zishan's brother Syed Mohammed Arshiyan allegedly has links with global terror outfits and his wife is related to the 2007 Glasgow worldwide airport attack mastermind Kafeel Ahmed. Read More »

Smugglers push migrants into sea off Yemen, killing 29: IOM

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Survivors told IOM staff the smuggler in charge of the boat carrying more than 120 people pushed them into the sea when he saw some "authority types" near the coast, the chief of the IOM's Yemen mission, Laurent de Boeck , said. "This is shocking and inhumane.The suffering of migrants on this migration route is enormous". Staff estimated the average age of passengers on the boat to be 16. Read More »

Colon cancer deaths on the rise for younger, white Americans

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They have also been surprised by the progression of the mortality by colorectal cancer in the over 50 years since its screening is recommended for decades from this age. Five years later. after surgery and chemotherapy, Katie is doing well, but new research finds a growing number of people in their 30s, 40s and early 50s not only diagnosed with colon cancer but dying from aggressive tumors. Read More »

White House Nazi Explains Silence on Mosque Bombing

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Gorka's warning comes amid heightened fears of potential war with North Korea , after President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised to unleash " fire and fury " in retaliation against North Korea's ongoing threats against the United States and its allies. Read More »

Sebastian Larsson signs for Hull City on a free transfer

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There has been interest in Larsson from other countries but he is reportedly hoping to continue his career in England. Sweden global Larsson, 32, one of several high profile names to depart Sunderland in June, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal. Read More »

Moscow Mule Copper Mug May Cause Food Poisoning

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Fortunately for Moscow mule enthusiasts - there is a way to indulge in the beverage with the unique copper cup. The cocktail drink only uses a few ingredients namely vodka, lime, ginger beer and ice but it is often served in copper mugs. The problem is, you're not supposed to serve acidic beverages in mugs with a copper interior because it raises the risk of copper leaching into the drink. Read More »

Indian women reclaim freedom with #AintNoCinderella

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Kundu alleges that the two men were drunk and at one point blocked her path with their SUV, and the man in the passenger seat started walking towards her auto. "We aren't afraid to strike back". His statement has received criticism from women around the country; including Kirron Kher, the BJP MP from Chandigarh, who condemned her party colleague comments and said: "There is no watering down of the case". Read More »

Tiger Woods pleads not guilty to DUI charges

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Woods showed signs of impairment, but did not have any sign of alcohol in his system. A plea deal was reached between prosecutors and Woods' attorneys that will have the golfer enter a diversion program beginning October 25. Golf legend Tiger Woods has reportedly reached a plea agreement in his DUI case, avoiding a conviction for driving under the influence , while still getting treatment. Read More »

Kieran Trippier to miss start of Tottenham's season with ankle injury

A couple of signings would have injected the impetus that they need to push on for a title challenge and it will be interesting to see whether they are active in the market before the end of the month. For example, Spurs would like to sign Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, who has one year remaining on his contract, but they are not willing to meet the reported £35m asking price, and their hope is that the Toffees will cave in as the August 31 transfer deadline approaches. Read More »

Kelli O'Hara Joins the Second Season of 13 REASONS WHY

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None of the new actors have full-time roles in 13 Reasons Why season 2, but they all appear to have prominent roles as Hannah's parents put together a lawsuit against the school. Lawson has been cast as Liberty High's baseball coach Rick, and Miller will play Sonya, a "smart, ambitious litigator". Miller starred in Syfy's Incorporated and Fox's Terra Nova . Read More »

Q&A for federal workers: Health care on the table?

It is "terribly embarrassing" that Congress went home for its summer recess while leaving Obamacare in place and not touching tax code reform legislation, and if something not done, Senate Republicans will lose their majority, Rep. Navy officers and personnel. You can see the problem this creates: Just like with health care, three defections kill any bill. McConnell said last week that he plans to use reconciliation to pass tax reform, a method that would allow the Republicans, who hold a ... Read More »

Deputies: Witnesses say Florida man killed for defending gay friends

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He faces first-degree murder , attempted first-degree murder, and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. When Cruz tried to defend his friends and relatives, Mena allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired off several shots, killing Cruz and wounding a bystander. Read More »

Justice Dipak Mishra to be next CJI: Law ministry

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After serving eight months as the Chief Justice of India , Justice J S Khehar will demit his office on August 27. The Law Ministry has notified the appointment of Justice Dipak Misra as the next Chief Justice of India. It was, for instance, Justice Misra who had ordered the police to upload a copy of the police complaints registered by the police, or First Information Report, on their website within 24 hours so that the accused and victim did not have to run around for a copy. Read More »

Moscow Mules could be slowly poisoning you

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It is bad news for Moscow Mule fans, the Insta-friendly drink which is typically served in a trendy copper mug. Going even further, the state of Iowa has declared that they will follow an FDA code on copper mugs, which " prohibits copper from coming into direct contact with foods that have a pH below 6 .0". Read More »

Ohio State Device Heals Organs Fast, Without Invasive Measures

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The Guardian reported that the experiments done with the technology on mice had unbelievable effects, including fully repairing a leg where the artery had been cut and even repairing the brain of a mouse that had a stroke. The breakthrough technology marks the first time that cells have been reprogrammed in a live body. Researchers were able to reprogram skin cells to become vascular cells in severely injured legs that lacked blood flow. Read More »

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (ZYNE) Stock Is Crashing Now

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Cantor Fitzgerald initiated Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ZYNE ) rating on Thursday, December 22. Investors look at the overall trend when buying or selling stocks for their portfolio. About 455,350 shares traded. The company's stock has a normal trading capacity of 469.70K shares while the relative volume is 19.15. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Read More »

Violent video games might be harmful to brains, study says

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The difference may be the style of playing, the researchers noted. In two further studies, new groups of 43 and 21 participants received 90 hours of training on either an action video game (such as Call of Duty or Battlefield), a 3D-platform game (such as Super Mario 64), or an action-role playing game (such as Dead Island). Read More »

FSA investigates eggs contaminated with insecticide

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Millions of eggs have had to be cleared from shops in the Netherlands , Belgium and Germany over recent days because of concern they may have been contaminated by the product fipronil. However, the French Agriculture Ministry said Monday it was investigating 13 lots of egg products from the Netherlands that were sent to two establishments in the country between July 11 and July 26 - long before European authorities informed France it might have received some contaminated shipments. Read More »

So, your Instagram posts could say a lot about your mental health

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When the researchers analyzed the almost 44,000 images, they found that posts from users who had a diagnosis of depression were likely to be bluer, grayer and darker than posts from users without the condition. But the machine-learning algorithm did a better job, according to the study. And using these factors, they were able to nearly double the likelihood of correctly diagnosing a patient with the technology, compared to a doctor in a consultation. Read More »