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Is Cancer Cure Locked Inside Ecuador’s Littlest People? Laron Syndrome May Lead To Anti-Aging Pill

Thousands of years ago, one single ancestor passed down a mutated gene that prevented his descendants from growing more than four feet tall. Now called Laron Syndrome, only 350 people in the world are known to have it, and a third of them live in an isolated village in southern Ecuador. These little people are of great interest to scientists, ...

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Leaked Apple Support app could lead to shorter lines at the Genius Bar

Apple is taking its support services to its customers. Years after its business has come to rely almost entirely on iPhone sales, the company appears to be giving its support site a home on iOS devices. The company has yet to confirm the app, but a series of screenshots from Sonny Dickson, a source for past Apple leaks, depict what ...

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NFL scores, Week 11: Eagles aim to take lead of NFC East

The Philadelphia Eagles can take control of the NFC East with a win. Meanwhile two of the league’s best teams meet in New Orleans. The stage is set for the Philadelphia Eagles to take control of the NFC East with a win over the Washington Redskins. Week 11’s two most compelling games come later in the day when Drew Brees ...

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E-Cigarettes Don’t Lead To Smoking, Study Finds

A new study on e-cigarettes examined the possibility that electronic cigarette use will lead to smoking — and determined that there is no indication use of smokeless tobacco alternatives will be a risk factor for future deadly habits. The e-cigarette study was contrasted with a Centers For Disease Control and Prevention report in September, which suggested that electronic cigarettes should ...

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Monkey Mind Control Could Lead to Treatment for Paralyzed Patients

Duke University researchers taught rhesus monkeys to control virtual arms with their minds. It’s an unusual path, but promising therapy for paralyzed patients may come from the work of monkeys. Researchers at Duke University conducted a study in which monkeys learned to control the movement of virtual arms by using just their brains. These findings could prove particularly useful for ...

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Ready for Hillary Taps Running Start Founder to Lead Women’s Outreach

Jessica Grounds, Director of the Women’s Office for Ready for Hillary, a group pushing for a presidential bid by Hillary Clinton. Women will be a pivotal part of the Hillary Clinton voting bloc, if the former secretary of state does indeed make a run at the White House in 2016. Thus the “Ready for Hillary” political action committee made a ...

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Christie ready for reelection as polls show wide lead

Mel Evans/AP New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is on the cusp of winning reelection. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is poised for reelection Tuesday — putting the high-profile pol into position for a 2016 presidential run. Monday’s polls showed the incumbent pol with a wide lead over his Democratic opponent, state Sen. Barbara Buono. He could be the first ...

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