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Scientists Show Transmission of Epigenetic Memory Across Multiple Generations

A new research study reveals how a common type of epigenetic modification can be transmitted via sperm not only from parents to offspring, but to the next generation (“grandoffspring”) as well. Changing the epigenetic marks on chromosomes

Parallels to HIV: Another Fatal Monkey Virus Could Be Poised for Spillover to Humans

An obscure family of viruses, already endemic in wild African primates and known to cause fatal Ebola-like symptoms in some monkeys, is “poised for spillover” to humans. Evoking parallels to HIV, authors are calling on global health community to

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CEO of election software firm held on ID info theft charges

LOS ANGELES — The founder and CEO of a software company targeted by election deniers was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing data on hundreds of Los Angeles County poll workers. Konnech Corporation’s Eugene Yu, 51, was arrested

Everything we don’t know about Elon Musk’s latest about-face on Twitter

Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter for $54.20 a share: A headline from April, yes, but also breaking news, with the on-again, off-again Silicon Valley saga looping back around on itself to end up, on the eve of a courtroom showdown, exactly where it

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Swedes close area of Baltic Sea around pipeline gas leaks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The Swedish prosecutor in charge of the investigation into leaks

Indonesia soccer group: Some gates locked in deadly crush

MALANG, Indonesia — Indonesia’s national soccer association says delays in unlocking the

Iran’s president tries to assuage anger as protests continue

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday appealed for

US to require more rest between shifts for flight attendants

Airlines will be required to give flight attendants at least 10 hours off duty between shifts,

Iran says it launched test ‘tug’ into suborbital space

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state media said Tuesday the government has launched a space tug

Biden consults Japan PM Kishida after N. Korea missile test

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio

Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s trial won’t take place until November 2023

Former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon will stand trial in November 2023, a judge in New

Northeastern employee who allegedly duped FBI about explosive package arrested by police

A worker at Northeastern University’s virtual reality lab was arrested Tuesday for

Ukraine hammers Russian forces into retreat on east and south fronts

Ukrainian troops on Tuesday accelerated their military advances on two fronts, pushing Russian

Rare video shows Russia moving equipment belonging to a nuclear weapons unit

A video shared online of a train in Russia carrying equipment belonging to a Russian military

Scientist who decoded Neanderthal DNA wins Nobel Prize for insights on human evolution

Swedish scientist Svante Paabo won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for unlocking secrets

Nobel Prize in physics awarded for breakthroughs in quantum mechanics

The 2022 Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three researchers for their pioneering

D.C. mayor’s latest goal: 20,000 new Black homeowners by 2030

Over the summer, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser convened a group of local advocates and city

Youngkin slams Virginia plan for wind, solar; calls for nuclear push

RICHMOND — Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Monday repudiated Virginia’s plan for becoming carbon-free by

Baseball’s Jimmy Rollins asks $11.75 million for modern Encino mansion

Retired baseball star Jimmy Rollins spent only one season with the Dodgers, but he’s long

Column: How did America get addicted to a policy that fails everyone but the rich?

Here’s the central riddle of U.S. politics since the Great Depression: Social Democratic

Woman who killed friend and cut unborn baby from her womb faces death penalty

A Texan woman is facing the death penalty after killing a 21-year-old woman and cutting her

Blinken kicks off effort to court leftist Latin American leaders on swing through Colombia

The Biden administration on Monday launched a weeklong courtship of three of Latin America’s

Herschel Walker, who says he is ‘for life,’ paid for girlfriend’s abortion, report alleges

Herschel Walker, who has vehemently opposed abortion rights as the Republican nominee for U.S.

Quantum Fisher Information: Spilling the Secrets of Quantum Entanglement

A material’s spins, depicted as red spheres, are probed by scattered neutrons. Applying an
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