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Recent advancements in gene editing have introduced a number of exciting possibilities for human advancement and raised difficult ethical questions. The Onion breaks down the pros and cons of gene editing.

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Report: Sky Normal Today

WASHINGTON—Informing citizens there really wasn’t anything special going on up there, the nation’s scientists confirmed the sky is normal today.
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Study: Diet Soda Doesn’t Aid Weight Loss

A recent study by Purdue University has found that, contrary to popular thinking, drinking diet soda doesn’t aid in weight loss, and that its consumption can actually increase the likelihood of obesity and development of precursors to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other ailments. What do you think?

  • “So what am I supposed to do now? I have to drink some kind of soda.”

    Alicia Wilde Oyster Washer
  • “Yeah, but look at all those flabby people guzzling from diet soda cans and tell me they’re not happy.”

    Gary Solowitz Systems Analyst
  • “Ha, my girlfriend’s going to be so pissed! As Coca-Cola’s vice president, she’s always getting mad about this kind of stuff.”

    Daniel Moyer Metalwork Expert

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