Beginnings
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The origin of a virus

Science | Experts try to pinpoint where COVID-19 came from
by Julie Borg
Posted 3/12/20, 01:33 pm

While scientists scramble to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, others are working to unravel the mystery of how the new virus developed. It seems to have jumped from an animal host to humans at a market in Wuhan, China, but theories about where it originated continue to surface.

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Healing in utero

Science | Scientists develop pre-birth stem cell transplants
by Julie Borg
Posted 3/05/20, 02:44 pm

Every year, nearly 24,000 women in the United States miscarry a child. Research at the University of California, San Francisco, offers hope to parents whose babies have metabolic disorders that often cause a miscarriage.

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Ghost DNA hardly proof of evolution

Science | Genetics complicate the evolutionary theory of human origins
by Julie Borg
Posted 2/27/20, 05:13 pm

Intelligent design experts and creationists say evolutionists are overhyping the recent discovery of “ghost DNA” in West Africa.

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