Codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman Smashed Nazi Spy Rings

She was a real-life Peggy Carter, and a founder of national intelligence.

This Woman Saved the Americas From the Nazis

Pioneering codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman, a poet and mother of two, smashed spy rings by solving secret messages.

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Opinion | The Bacteria Babies Need – The New York Times

The rise in cesareans, the overuse of antibiotics and the use of infant formula may have wiped out a bacteria that kept babies healthy.

New Hybrid Robot Uses Living Muscle Tissue to Move

Researchers in Tokyo say they’re a step closer to creating more complex and lifelike body parts made of living tissue and mechanical skeletons.

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Hybrid human–chicken embryos illuminate key developmental milestone

Researchers try to get around restrictions on human embryo research by creating human/chicken chimera embryos that are not technically human.

Coloured scanning electron micrograph of human embryonic stem cells

A new technique reveals the earliest stages of human development without the need for human embryos.

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