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A group of genetically engineered super-strong mice from Connecticut are headed to space. Their mission? Study a new therapy to prevent muscle loss.

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A team of marine scientists are on a mission to preserve biodiversity in oceans around the world. To do it, they need accurate maps that will help them identify areas in need of protection. There are several ongoing projects to create these maps. But they’re led by different groups, using different methods that can produce conflicting results.  

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a medical marijuana clinical trial led by the Yale University School of Medicine. Researchers say it’s the first of its type to be run on human subjects.

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Researchers at Stony Brook University hope to find new ways to treat depression among teenagers – using a computer or smartphone. 

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The number of deaths and injuries attributed to e-cigarettes continues to rise, but the ability for researchers to study the health effects of vape products in New York is in question.

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