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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

Business

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

Musk’s plan to end Russian war infuriates Ukraine on Twitter

Elon Musk has gotten into a Twitter tussle with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after the tech billionaire floated a divisive proposal to end Russia’s invasion. The Tesla CEO, who on Tuesday revived a $44 billion deal to take control of