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  • Sharpe riding high into halfpipe season as Olympic champ

    Cassie Sharpe was name-dropped in a tweet by movie star Ryan Reynolds, saw a little girl dressed up as her for Halloween and even got her face on a pair of socks owned by the prime minister. These things can happen when you win Olympic gold. Sharpe won the halfpipe ...

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  • Without Dna2, genes can jump into DNA breaks

    Cells have in place a number of mechanisms to protect the integrity of the genome, including processes that repair mistakes that may occur during DNA replication. The enzyme Dna2 participates in DNA repair, but little is known about the consequences of its absence on chromosome instability. A study published in the journal Nature by researchers from several institutions, including Baylor College of Medicine, reveals that when Dna2 is absent, small DNA fragments jump from all over the genome into...

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  • Can You Figure Out Which Made-for-TV Holiday Movies Are Fake?

    With each passing year, more and more networks are getting in on the holiday movie extravaganza because they're mega-ad revenue generators. With more original made-for-TV movies being made each year, let's face it: The names of these films are getting out of control. This year, Hallmark alone features new movies like A Gingerbread Romance, A...

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