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  • Athletics chief ‘could step down’
    By on December 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Russia’s athletics chief could step down from his role until an investigation into doping allegations is complete.


  • Researchers Design DNA With New Shapes and Structures
    By on December 6, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Jason Koebler writes: The shape of DNA is a double helix, right? That’s what we are taught. Well, now the answer is “not always.” Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered how to program DNA to be shaped like a bowl, or a spiral, or a ring, or other shapes that aren’t found in nature. It’s the latest in a string of discoveries about the underlying structure of life and the building blocks by which it’s made. Recently, (more…)

  • VIDEO: The athletes helping others win gold
    By on December 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    BBC’s Get Inspired finds out how guide Jenny Manners is helping Alison Patrick aim for Paratriathlon glory at Rio 2016.