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Chinese scientists give monkeys human brain genes in ‘morally risky’ experiment

Their brains may not be bigger than normal, but monkeys created with human brain genes are exhibiting cognitive changes that suggest they might be smarter — and the experiments have ethicists shuddering. In the wake of the genetically modified human babies scandal, Chinese scientists are drawing fresh condemnation from philosophers and ethicists, this time over… Read More »

How Risky Is It to Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

It may be difficult to keep your fingers out of cookie dough as you’re making holiday and birthday treats throughout the year, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)1 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)2 advise you do. Baking cakes and cookies has become a tradition in some… Read More »