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MinION achieved the longest reads of DNA sequences to date. 

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The rise occurred in areas with confirmed local transmission, according to a new CDC report. 

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The find is estimated to be at least 177,000 years old.

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More than 3,500 scientists had signed an open letter to NIH Director Francis Collins opposing the rules change.

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The scientist was a member of a stem cell research team led by Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka. 

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image: Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology

Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology

By Catherine Offord | January 25, 2018

The approach, which has never before been successfully attempted in primates, could lead to improved animal models for human biology and disease.

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Elizabeth Blackburn announced in December that she would step down from the role following gender discrimination lawsuits brought by faculty.

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Anne Peyroche has been acting president of the French science organization since last October.

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Both higher education and industry associations were advocating for a later implementation date for the Common Rule, which governs human studies.

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Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi to take over hemophilia drugmaker Biovertiv, while Celgene will buy cancer drugmaker Juno Therapeutics.

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