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Researchers think they may have found ‘the gay gene’

Friday, October 9, 2015
Researchers may have found the gay gene -- but they haven't made public the details of what exactly they did.
The study, which was conducted earlier this year, observed 47 pairs of adult male twins. ...

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Babies made from two same-sex parents could be possible in two years

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Scientists have show for the first time that it is possible to create human egg and sperm cells with stem cells.
Scientists have show for the first time that it is possible to create human egg and sperm cells with stem cells. ...

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Science magazine formally retracts study on voters’ gay rights views

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Donald Green (left) had requested the retraction on May 19, saying his co-author, Michael LaCour (right) had been unable to produce the raw data that was used in the study.
Science magazine on Thursday formally retracted a highly publicized article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters’ views toward support for same-sex marriage. ...

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Scientist pleads not guilty to faking HIV vaccine study

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Dong-Pyou Han
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A former Iowa State University scientist pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging that he falsified research for an AIDS vaccine to secure millions of dollars in federal funding. Dong-Pyou Han, 57, entered his not guilty ...

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Federal prosecutors charge scientist in major HIV vaccine fraud case

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
U.S. Blood Bank did not make "reasonable attempts" to notify donors who tested reactive for HIV.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of filing charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a ...

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Openly gay teen scientist honored by Vatican as positive role model

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Jack, speaking at the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference earlier this year.
CROWNSVILLE, Md. — An openly gay teen scientist has been honored by the Vatican for his work to develop a cost-effective method to detect pancreatic cancer. ...

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Nigerian student claims he’s discovered ‘scientific proof’ gay marriage is wrong

Sunday, September 15, 2013
Chibuihem Amalaha
A post-graduate student at the University of Lagos in Nigeria claims he has made a scientific "breakthrough" by proving that homosexuality and same-sex marriage are wrong. ...

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Meet Jack: Scientist, inventor, kayaking enthusiast, ‘Glee’ fan, likes boys, … and is only 16

Sunday, September 8, 2013
Jack Andraka
The age of 13 is a time when most American teenagers worry about their freshman year of high school, begin experiencing their first intimate attractions to others, and keep busy playing video games, texting friends, and surfing the internet. But ...

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Fischer: New theory suggests homosexuality ‘the result of a birth defect’

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Bryan Fischer
American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer says that a new theory that epigenetic marks may play a key role in determining why people are gay is proof that homosexuality might be a "birth defect" which could lead prospective parents to ...

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Scientists claim to have solved the ‘evolutionary riddle of homosexuality’

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Bill Rice of the University of California Santa Barbara (left) and Urban Friberg of Uppsala University (right) collaborated with NIMBioS Associate Director for Scientific Activities Sergey Gavrilets to develop a mathematical model describing the epigenetic conflict that drives the evolution of homosexuality. Photo via NIMBioS.
A group of scientists say they possibly have solved the question of what makes a human being gay, according to a study published Tuesday by the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis. ...

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