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Genetically, Close Friends Are Like Distant Cousins

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A new study says people tend to make friends with those who are genetically more like ourselves. Video provided by Newsy


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France Protests New EU-Approved Genetically Modified Corn

AFP (Feb. 12, 2014) — France's Greenpeace activists drape the Eiffel Tower's fields in giant genetically modified corn to protest EU ministers' recent approval of the controversial cultivation of a new genetically modified crop. Duration: 00:58 Video provided by AFP
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Scientists Study Cats to Teach a Robot How to Land on Its Feet

Scientists Study Cats to Teach a Robot How to Land on Its Feet

Buzz60 (Nov. 17, 2014) — Georgia Tech researchers are trying to figure out ways to make robots more like cats and athletes. Jen Markham explains why having cat-like reflexes are key to robots minimizing damage upon impact. Video provided by Buzz60
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Modified E. Coli Bacteria Can Produce Diesel Fuel

Modified E. Coli Bacteria Can Produce Diesel Fuel

Newsy (Apr. 23, 2013) — Researchers genetically modified the bacteria, causing it to turn sugar into an oil close enough to diesel to be used in engines.
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Threatened With Extinction, Can the Grevy's Zebra Survive?

Threatened With Extinction, Can the Grevy's Zebra Survive?

AFP (June 21, 2012) — The Grevy's zebra maybe bigger than their common cousins, but their numbers are far smaller. Only a couple thousand now survive, and conservation groups are confident they can only be saved, if more is done to protect their habitat.
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