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Who Let The Dogs In? We Did, About 30,000 Years Ago  |   

A new study suggests that canis familiaris split from wolves much earlier than the 11,000 to 16,000 years ago that was long assumed.

Covered California Votes To Cap What Patients Pay For Pricey Drugs  |   

The agency that administers Obamacare in California moved to make expensive medicines more affordable in 2016. In most plans, patients will pay no more than $150 or $250 a month.

Pipeline Operator: Possibly Months To Determine Cause Of Calif. Spill  |   

Plains All American, the company that operates the pipeline, says it has yet to uncover the problem. So far, 9,000 gallons of sludge have been removed from a 9-mile stretch near Santa Barbara.

How Do You Make An Elderly Worm Feel Young Again?   |   

What controls aging? Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon has found a genetic mutation that can more than double the lifespan of a tiny worm, which points to how we might one day significantly extend human life.

How Could Technology Change The Way We Evolve?   |   

Medical ethicist Harvey Fineberg says "neo-evolution" is on the horizon. When it becomes easier to eliminate disease through gene therapy, will we change the trajectory of evolution?

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