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The effects occurred after rodents consumed the chemical in levels 10- or 20-fold below the recommended daily dose for humans.  

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Many Non-Antibiotic Drugs Affect Gut Bacteria

By Catherine Offord | March 20, 2018

A new study finds that more than 200 human-targeted, non-antibiotic drugs inhibit the growth of bacterial species that make up part of the human microbiome.

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AIDS Researcher Emerges as Top Candidate to Head CDC

By Ashley Yeager | March 19, 2018

Robert Redfield would replace Brenda Fitzgerald, who resigned in January over unresolved conflicts of interest.

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Louise Slaughter, Scientist and Congresswoman, Dies

By Kerry Grens | March 19, 2018

Trained in microbiology, Slaughter championed science, women’s health, and consumer protections as a member of the US House of Representatives.

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The chemist examined the role of activated oxygen molecules in biological processes.

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Researchers find that modern human populations carry distinct sets of genes from the extinct hominin species.

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Women who identified as sexual minorities, however, were more likely to remain in a STEM field.

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Recipients of Experimental Herpes Vaccine File Lawsuit

By Catherine Offord | March 15, 2018

The suit claims that Rational Vaccines, the company of recently deceased researcher William Halford, violated US and international laws when it carried out the procedure.

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SEC Charges Theranos With Fraud

By Jim Daley | March 14, 2018

The company raised more than $700 million based on false claims to investors, according to the complaint.

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image: Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies

Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies

By Ashley Yeager | March 14, 2018

Famed for his work on black holes and cosmology, he also survived decades with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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