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Japan delivers whiskey to space station, for science

The six astronauts aboard the International Space Station won’t be sneaking a sip — they’ll be seeing if alcoholic beverages mellow the same in space as they do on Earth.

Compounding fallout rattles Wilmington firm

CutisPharma got caught in the fallout after a 2012 meningitis outbreak was traced to a Framingham company’s operations.

Planned Parenthood controversy felt in research labs

Undercover videos accusing Planned Parenthood of harvesting fetal tissue have put research scientists in the spotlight.

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The Senate is turning into the House

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July was hottest month ever recorded

Earth just keeps getting hotter. July was the planet’s warmest month on record, smashing old marks, US weather officials said.

Early-stage breast condition may not require cancer treatment

Patients with Stage 0 breast cancer had close to the same likelihood of dying of breast cancer as women in the general population.

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