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Scientists Claim They Found 'Gay' Gene Changes to Predict Sexuality

Oct 9
Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California, Los Angeles, said they can determine someone's sexuality by looking at specific changes in genes.

Massachusetts Nuclear Power Plant to Close by 2019

SCIENCE | By Mark Pratt | Oct 13
The owners of the beleaguered Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth announced Tuesday that they will close the plant by June 2019 because it's becoming too expense to run.

Apple Adds Retina Displays to iMacs

Apple is adding Retina displays to its iMacs, which will enhance the text and the image quality of photos and videos.

AP Exclusive: Clinton Server's Software Had Hacking Risk

PERSONAL TECH | By Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun | Oct 13
The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

Dissolving Stent for Heart Arteries Passes First Large Test

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Oct 13
A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed its first major test in a large study, doctors said Monday.

Gene Editing: Research Spurs Debate Over Promise vs. Ethics

SCIENCE | By Lauren Neergaard | Oct 12
It may sound sci-fi, but research into genome editing is booming. So is a debate about its boundaries, what's safe and what's ethical to try in the quest to fight disease.