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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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'Worrisome' Levels Of Arsenic In Rice

After testing more than 200 common rice products and finding “significant” and “worrisome” levels of inorganic arsenic, a toxin and known carcinogen, in nearly every item, Consumer Reports has urged Americans to curb their rice consumption. What do you think?

  • “Well, ‘worrisome’ is a relative term, just like ‘significant’ and ‘arsenic.’”

    Alex Atchley Hand Riveter
  • “That’s why my wife and I only ingest locally grown, organic arsenic.”

    Lori Finnegan EKG Technician
  • “People complain so much in this country. I’m sure there are plenty of starving children in Africa who would love to eat a bowl of arsenic.”

    Kevin Hanna Chauffeur

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