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These dance moves are scientifically proven to be sexy


Science has determined the most attractive female dance moves, and I’m sorry to say that the lawnmower, the sprinkler, and the move my friends affectionately refer to as “noodle arms” did not make the list. Read more here.

Trump Says Health Law Replacement May Not Be Ready Until Next Year


President Trump said in an interview that aired on Sunday that a replacement health care law was not likely to be ready until either the end of this year or in 2018, a major shift from promises by both him and Republican leaders to repeal and replace the law as soon as possible. Read more […]

Big Pharma’s Offer to Trump: Discounts When Drugs Don’t Work


President Donald Trump says drug prices are astronomical and something needs to be done. Pharmaceutical giants have an answer that doesn’t involve lowering list prices: refunding some of the money to insurers if a drug doesn’t work as expected. Read more here.

The mysterious 98%: Scientists look to shine light on the ‘dark genome’


After the 2003 completion of the Human Genome Project – which sequenced all 3 billion “letters,” or base pairs, in the human genome – many thought that our DNA would become an open book. But a perplexing problem quickly emerged: although scientists could transcribe the book, they could only interpret a small percentage of it. […]