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If it looks like an ape …

Science | Recent skeletal analysis pokes holes in human ancestry theory
by Julie Borg
Posted 7/19/18, 03:33 pm

The species that evolutionists have pegged as an early human ancestor seems to have more in common with apes, according to a recent analysis of the skeleton of a 3-year-old Australopithecus afaransis.

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Google hit with biggest EU antitrust fine ever

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 7/18/18, 10:56 am

The European Union ruled Wednesday that Google must pay $5 billion for stifling competition in the mobile app market. The tech giant required mobile phone producers to pre-install its search and browser apps as a condition for licensing Google’s app store. It also paid some companies to exclusively pre-install the Google search app. The EU fine is the largest it has ever imposed on a company for anti-competitive behavior.

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Building a cancer-free ovary

Science | Researchers say artificial ovaries could preserve fertility for women fighting disease
by Julie Borg
Posted 7/12/18, 02:59 pm

Women diagnosed with cancer often face the risk that chemotherapy or radiation treatment will damage their ovaries and leave them infertile. Doctors can remove and freeze all or part of the ovary and its follicles to transplant after treatment, but ovarian tissue can sometimes harbor cancerous cells and reintroduce malignancy after transplant.

But recent research at University Hospital of Copenhagen Rigshospitalet in Denmark could offer women another option.

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