With single gene insertion, blind mice regain sight

IMAGE: Adeno-associated viruses (AAV) engineered to target specific cells in the retina can be injected directly into the vitreous of the eye to deliver genes more precisely than can be done… view more  It was surprisingly simple. University of California, Berkeley, scientists inserted a gene for a green-light receptor into the eyes of blind mice and,…

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How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks

Image What do these ads featuring Joe Camel, Kool-Aid Man and the maniacal mascot for Hawaiian Punch have in common? All three were created by Big Tobacco in the decades when cigarette makers, seeking to diversify their holdings, acquired some of America’s iconic beverage brands. They used their expertise in artificial flavor, coloring and marketing…

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CARRY ON: What Aidy Bryant Can’t Travel Without

The actor and comedian Aidy Bryant has been a “Saturday Night Live” cast member since 2013, for which she has been nominated for two Primetime Emmys. Based in New York, she’s currently starring in the Hulu comedy “Shrill,” which is set to have its premiere March 15th. Ms. Bryant didn’t travel much in childhood. But…

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Breaking the TV News Mold

One day in January, Sunny Hostin, an ABC News senior legal correspondent and a host of “The View,” was sitting behind a desk on the “Nightline” soundstage talking to the ABC News correspondent Linsey Davis about a Purdue University “rape by fraud” case. She was wearing a tropical print wrap dress with blouson sleeves, a…

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Medical News Today: What to do for healthy teeth and gums

Good oral hygiene is necessary to keep teeth and gums healthy. It involves habits such as brushing twice a day and having regular dental checkups. However, oral health is about more than cavities and gum disease. Research has shown that there is an association between the health of a person’s mouth and their overall health.…

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6 Pairs of Shoes That Make Weekend Clothes Office-Appropriate

Tyler Joe Barring a job that requires a uniform or an extremely conservative vibe, your weekend clothes can clock-in at your 9-to-5 easier than you might assume. How you style them can instantly provide legs beyond brunch—and shoes are the perfect punctuation. Here, six items typically relegated to Saturday and Sunday get weekday-ready with the…

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