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Unexpected Clues Emerge About Why Diets Fail
Wellness

Unexpected Clues Emerge About Why Diets Fail

The physiology of weight regain still baffles scientists, but surprising insights have emerged

By Daniel Engber and Nature Medicine
Survival of the Fittest Cells
Biology

Survival of the Fittest Cells

Cells in the body don’t always play nicely together. Could co-opting their competitive nature help to unlock cutting-edge therapies?

By Kendall Powell and Nature magazine
CRISPR-Edited Babies Arrived, and Regulators Are Still Racing to Catch Up
Medical & Biotech

CRISPR-Edited Babies Arrived, and Regulators Are Still Racing to Catch Up

One year after the world learned of He Jiankui’s editing of twins, gaps in rules remain

By Alisa Opar and Nature Medicine
Health Concerns Mount as More Old Sewer Pipes Are Lined with Plastic
Public Health

Health Concerns Mount as More Old Sewer Pipes Are Lined with Plastic

Residents near renovation sites claim noxious emissions from pipe inserts are making them sick

By Robin Lloyd

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  • From the Editor

    The Science of Losing Battles

  • News

    Why Do Some People Need Less Sleep? It's in Their DNA

  • Office Workers May Be Breathing Potentially Harmful Compounds in Cosmetics

  • First New HIV Strain in 19 Years Identified

  • Targeting Gut Microbes May Help Stroke Recovery

  • HIV-Positive Babies Fare Better When Treatment Starts at Birth

  • What We Know about the Possible Carcinogen Found in Zantac

  • Opinion

    Behind the Scenes of a Radical New Cancer Cure

  • Could Lab Work Be Affecting My Fertility?

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