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Is Fukushima Causing Birth Defects in US Infants?

A mysterious cluster of unexplained birth defects is baffling health officials in a corner of Washington state.

A higher than average number of babies are being born with anencephaly, a severe birth defect in which children are born with part of their brain and skull missing. It is normally a rare condition, so when 23 cases were...
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Christmas Special: Is a Virgin Birth Scientifically Possible?

As around 45% of the world prepares to celebrate Christmas and the birth of Jesus Christ, there are those who will question the truth behind the world's most famous legend.
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We Can Have Three Parents

Multicolored, Calico cats are the product of multiple fathers. Is it possible for a human child to have more than two parents? Researchers have discovered that it may be possible for children to have one father, but two mothers. This would make us less likely to inherit diseases, most of which come from the mother's (mitochondrial) DNA.
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