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Chinese scientists successfully clone monkeys

Chinese scientists successfully clone monkeys This is where scientists reconstruct an unfertilized egg. The eggs were then stimulated in order to develop into embryos, which were placed into the wombs of surrogate monkeys to develop into baby monkeys. With this type of cloning technique, Keefer noted that researchers can give all the clones a specific type or variant of a gene, perhaps one that causes an incurable disease like cystic fibrosis... [Full Article...]

Russell Westbrook saves OKC from home defeat to Nets

Russell Westbrook saves OKC from home defeat to Nets The Brooklyn Nets could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. D'Angelo Russell, who is still working his way back from a knee injury that sidelined him for two months, played 15 minutes off the bench Tuesday, finishing with seven points, four assists and a pair of turnovers ... [Full Article...]

Ellis County Community Rallies Around High School Shooting Victim, GoFundMe Account Started

Ellis County Community Rallies Around High School Shooting Victim, GoFundMe Account Started CNN identified one of the victims as Daniel Austin, 17, who is a special child. Austin's mother said that when the gunfire stopped, a teacher and fellow student rushed to Austin's side and then drove him to the hospital. Referring to the incident, Bevin said: "It is unbelievable that this would happen in a small, close-knit community like Marshall County, as there is still much unknown, I encour... [Full Article...]

Aaron Lennon 'still has a lot to offer' after Burnley move

Aaron Lennon 'still has a lot to offer' after Burnley move Aaron Lennon has joined Burnley from Everton . Lennon, who scored nine goals in almost three years at Everton following an initial loan and then permanent move from Tottenham, added: "I've never had an easy game against Burnley and this year they have done fantastic. [Full Article...]

WWE Royal Rumble 2018: Match Card And Predictions

WWE Royal Rumble 2018: Match Card And Predictions Many WWE fans might see this as an indication that this Sunday at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia, The Empress of Tomorrow is going to be winning the first-ever Women's Royal Rumble match and will go on to have a Women's Championship match at WrestleMania 34. [Full Article...]

Buhari and Obasanjo Have Outlived Their Usefulness - Fayose

Buhari and Obasanjo Have Outlived Their Usefulness - Fayose Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of hypocrisy for asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election. Nigeria's opposition party, the People's Democratic Party, has rejected the call for a coalition to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress from power in 2019. [Full Article...]

New York Needs To Do More To Curb Tobacco Use Among Youth

New York Needs To Do More To Curb Tobacco Use Among Youth The American Lung Association's 2018 " State of Tobacco Control " shows Wisconsin can and should be doing more to save lives by implementing proven tobacco policies. "Statewide, smoking rates have continued to decline to historic lows, yet tobacco use remains Wisconsin's leading cause of preventable death and disease killing almost 8,000 residents each year", said Dona Wininsky, director of tobacc... [Full Article...]

Protect your pups: Dog flu spreads throughout Bay Area

Protect your pups: Dog flu spreads throughout Bay Area It's important to recognize signs of the flu as soon as possible, because many people just write the symptoms off as a simple cold and assume their dog will get better, Dumont said. Where did dog flu come from? As of October of previous year, 46 out of 50 states have been affected, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association . [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Will Play With US Fed Cup Team in February

Serena Williams Will Play With US Fed Cup Team in February Along with the Williams sisters, the U.S.T.A. announced that CoCo Vandeweghe would be on the United States squad, which won the Fed Cup past year for the first time since 2000. She played in an exhibition in Abu Dhabi last month before announcing she would miss this year's Aussie Open. The US team claimed its 18th Fed Cup title last year, their first in 17 years, after beating Belarus in the... [Full Article...]

Philadelphia takes bold step toward opening drug injection sites

Philadelphia takes bold step toward opening drug injection sites City officials annouced Tuesday afternoon they would enourage the development of addiction engagement sites that, among providing other services, would oversee medically-supervized drug consumption. Injection sites are operating in Canada and Europe. Mayor Jim Kenney wasn't at the news conference but Farley said the Democrat supports the recommendation. [Full Article...]

Cervical cancer: The early signs and symptoms you need to know

Cervical cancer: The early signs and symptoms you need to know During Cancer Prevention Week, women are being urged to have a smear test, especially those aged between 25 and 49 as figures reveal over a quarter of women in this age group are not attending. "This will require an ongoing collaborative effort from all stakeholders including Government, primary healthcare providers, specialists and laboratories", said Dr Suhaila Alameeri, Consultant Anatomic Path... [Full Article...]

Analytical Overview of IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (IPCI)

H.C. Wainwright "Initiates Coverage On" Intellipharmaceutics (NASDAQ: IPCI ) in a research note issued to investors on 1/19/18 to Buy with price target of $2.5. (NASDAQ: IPCI ) stock was -18.10% off of the high and 22.84% removed from the low. IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc . (NASDAQ: IPCI ) gross margin percentage stands at 88.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve ... [Full Article...]

USA Gymnastics board members quit amid Nassar scandal

USA Gymnastics board members quit amid Nassar scandal Like in her statement during Nassar's sentencing on Friday, Raisman called on USA Gymnastics and the USOC to open an independent investigation to uncover exactly what happened to assure more athletes who allege abuse in the future aren't ignored like in Raisman's experience. [Full Article...]

Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety

Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety Goniewicz said the studies examining the usefulness of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tools among adult smokers have been limited, with the few randomized trials conducted to date showing little impact. It is deeply troubling that there are still so many unanswered questions about the impact of e-cigarettes on public health despite the fact they have been on the market for a decade and are be... [Full Article...]

Protesters gather at Capitol for annual anti-abortion rally

Protesters gather at Capitol for annual anti-abortion rally Beneath the sugarcoating, the "March for Life" is about human sacrifice-in particular the sacrifice of individual women for the sake of fetuses or zygotes. Historically, Yoder said, the networks have shied away from covering the pro-life movement. Only a handful of countries have federal laws that permit elective abortion into the third trimester of pregnancy, and Roe makes sure that the Unite... [Full Article...]

Year-old North Carolina girl dies three days after flu diagnosis

Year-old North Carolina girl dies three days after flu diagnosis Emily, of Cary, North Carolina, is among at least 30 children across the country who have died of the flu during a nasty season that's caused a rapid increase in the number of older people and children being hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Full Article...]

Mom misdiagnosed with flu battles unsafe flesh-eating virus

Mom misdiagnosed with flu battles unsafe flesh-eating virus An Arizona woman who was misdiagnosed with the flu is battling a unsafe flesh-eating virus, according to reports. She had to undergo immediate surgery to remove 30 percent of her body tissue which was infected with the bacteria . Antibacterial medication and surgery to remove dead body tissue are the most effective ways to treat necrotizing fasciitis. Along with severe pain or soreness, people ... [Full Article...]

American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors The American Red Cross is in need of blood donations because they have had to cancel drives due to the winter weather. She said O-negative type blood is always in short supply this time of year. Stancil said the shortage is not at an emergency level yet, but was alarming. Isenor said they need to collect more than 13,000 blood and platelet donations "to meet the needs of patients". [Full Article...]

Election: Igbo Leaders Endorse Buhari For Second Term

Election: Igbo Leaders Endorse Buhari For Second Term He recalled that in the past it used to be promises on the roads but the present administration had shown action adding that same was for the second Niger Bridge. Buhari felicitated with family and friends of the party stalwart on the occasion of counting the many blessings that had shaped his life, including the arduous leadership roles he had taken up to make life better for his community, the n... [Full Article...]

'Trump Holds, Schumer Folds': Pundits React to Deal to End Gov't Shutdown

'Trump Holds, Schumer Folds': Pundits React to Deal to End Gov't Shutdown The House is expected to quickly vote on and pass the measure, which also includes a six-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). "When I proceed to the immigration debate, it will have an amendment process that is fair to all sides", McConnell said in a Senate floor speech Monday morning. [Full Article...]


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