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Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix “bubble boy” disease

They were born without a working germ-fighting system, every infection a threat to their lives. Now eight babies with "bubble boy disease"...
An Alleged Wildlife Trafficking Kingpin Evaded Prosecution

An Alleged Wildlife Trafficking Kingpin Evaded Prosecution

Bach Mai was arrested back in January 2018 in connection with US$1 million worth of rhino horns smuggled from Africa to Thailand....
Why is kratom, a popular herbal supplement, receiving criticism from the FDA

Why is kratom, a popular herbal supplement, receiving criticism from the FDA

Some advocates credit the supplement with getting them off opioids, but as the supplement has surged in popularity in the U.S., safety...
Whirlpool washing machine danger revealed as recall launched

Whirlpool washing machine danger revealed as recall launched

Half a million washing machines in UK homes are to be recalled, plunging manufacturer Whirlpool into a fresh saga over dangerous appliances.
Drop in Rape Cases Solved by Police in the Last Almost 60 Years

Drop in Rape Cases Solved by Police in the Last Almost 60 Years

Even though the #MeToo movement is now pushing more victims of sexual assault to speak up, Police departments in the US are closing less...