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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a significant impact on the ecosystem.

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TIL scientists have been able to genetically modify mosquitoes so their sperm can only produce male offspring, decimating test populations in six generations. This inexpensive innovation could prevent the spread of malaria, save millions of lives and won’t have a

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TIL Teddy Roosevelt said: “I wish very much that the wrong people could be prevented entirely from breeding; and when the evil nature of these people is sufficiently flagrant, this should be done. Criminals should be sterilized and feeble-minded persons forbidden to leave offspring behind them.”

TIL Teddy Roosevelt said: “I wish very much that the wrong people could be prevented entirely from breeding; and when the evil nature of these people is sufficiently flagrant, this should be done. Criminals should be sterilized and feeble-minded persons

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TIL Teddy Roosevelt said: “I wish very much that the wrong people could be prevented entirely from breeding; and when the evil nature of these people is sufficiently flagrant, this should be done. Criminals should be sterilized and feeble-minded persons forbidden to leave offspring behind them.”

TIL Teddy Roosevelt said: “I wish very much that the wrong people could be prevented entirely from breeding; and when the evil nature of these people is sufficiently flagrant, this should be done. Criminals should be sterilized and feeble-minded persons

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TIL Teddy Roosevelt said: “I wish very much that the wrong people could be prevented entirely from breeding; and when the evil nature of these people is sufficiently flagrant, this should be done. Criminals should be sterilized and feeble-minded persons forbidden to leave offspring behind them.”

TIL Teddy Roosevelt said: “I wish very much that the wrong people could be prevented entirely from breeding; and when the evil nature of these people is sufficiently flagrant, this should be done. Criminals should be sterilized and feeble-minded persons

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TIL that Dexter Holland, the front man of Offspring, is a PhD student helping study how… microRNA sequences can help fight against HIV. And while he was a young grad student at USC, he came up with the phrase “gotta keep ’em separated” while waiting for two petri dishes to cool off.

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TIL that Dexter Holland, the front man of Offspring, is a PhD student helping study how… microRNA sequences can help fight against HIV. And while he was a young grad student at USC, he came up with the phrase “gotta

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TIL Crows are monogamous and raise families together. Offspring from previous seasons even remain with the family to help rear new nestlings.

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TIL Crows are monogamous and raise families together. Offspring from previous seasons even remain with the family to help rear new nestlings. submitted by oldswirlo [link] [808 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that the Hippocratic Oath calls for doctors to teach the offspring of their teachers the art of medicine, free of charge.

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TIL that the Hippocratic Oath calls for doctors to teach the offspring of their teachers the art of medicine, free of charge. submitted by wikifry [link] [289 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL When identical twins procreate with another set of identical twins, their offspring are both genetic siblings and social cousins

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TIL When identical twins procreate with another set of identical twins, their offspring are both genetic siblings and social cousins submitted by uscmissinglink [link] [668 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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When go through a body transformation, or get a nose job, or change a part of you, does this affect your DNA, and your offspring?

When go through a body transformation, or get a nose job, or change a part of you, does this affect your DNA, and your offspring? *When you go through submitted by Iamnotindanger [link] [1 comment] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase

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TIL Noodles, the guitarist for The Offspring, was the janitor for the school the band went to. He was allowed into the band because he was old enough to buy the band alcohol.

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TIL Noodles, the guitarist for The Offspring, was the janitor for the school the band went to. He was allowed into the band because he was old enough to buy the band alcohol. submitted by Right2BLeft [link] [331 comments] Source:

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