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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014

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Glowing mice aid nanoparticle research

We've seen glowing animals before, but there's no jellyfish DNA in these luminous mice.

By May 14, 2014

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Researchers 'edit' faulty DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.

By April 22, 2014

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The science of drinking all you like and not getting drunk

The co-founder of the Boston Beer Company insists that all you have to do is swallow dry yeast before you start drinking.

By April 26, 2014

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Powdered alcohol approved (hiccup or hooray?)

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.

By April 21, 2014

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Lab-made mini human to screen drugs, toxins

Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.

By March 26, 2014

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Twitter offers lily-livered apology for banning journalist

Twitter has failed to apologise properly for suspending the account of the journalist Guy Adams, who criticised NBC's Olympics coverage.

By August 1, 2012

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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By March 19, 2014

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For Super Bowl, Jaguar reminds you that Brits are evil

Once the premier brand of technological excitement, Jaguar wants to rekindle your interest with the help of famously evil British actors. But does the ad go far enough?

By January 31, 2014

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Makerbot at CES 2014: join us at 11am AEDT Tuesday (live blog)

When it comes to 3D printing, Makerbot is the name on everyone's lips. Join us live for the Brooklyn-based company's CES 2014 keynote.

By January 6, 2014