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Earth-Like Planet Discovered 20 Light Years Away

Other Stars Can Support Up To Seven Habitable Planets

One of the goals of exoplanetary science is detecting other habitable planets similar to our own Earth. A new study provides insight into the rate of these "new Earths" occurring around other stars - with some of them supporting up to seven of these planets.
Harvard Professor Oliver Hart during a press conference at Harvard announcing his shared Nobel Prize in Economics with MIT Professor Bengt Holmstrom on October 10, 2016 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Harvard And MIT Wins Battle Over CRISPR Patent

The court ruling on the case of the CRISPR patent has been out and is in favor of Harvard and MIT. Read to know more about the side of the University of California in this battle.

Superbug Breaks Out at UCLA Medical Center, Causing Concern for Safety of Endoscopic Procedures

While all may seem fine in endoscopic outpatient procedures, with an easy check-in and virtually no down-time at all, it turns out that an antibiotic-resistant superbug may be waiting in the OR. Health officials with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the California health department are on high alert this week as news of two deaths in a local Los Angeles hospital have researchers wondering whether the superbug will claim more lives in its wake.
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