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Inside Google’s Quest To Digitize Troops’ Tissue Samples

James Bandler ProPublica
The tech giant has long sought access to a priceless trove of veterans’ skin samples, tumor biopsies and slices of organs. DOD staffers have pushed back, raising ethical and legal concerns, but Google might win anyway.

Why Do Some People Never Get Covid?

Daniela J. Lamas New York Times
Researchers throughout the globe are asking, and attempting to answer, why one parent without identifiable risk factors becomes critically ill while their spouse and children never test positive or are able to manage their symptoms at home.

Friday Nite Videos | February 11, 2022

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The World’s First Cloned Ferret Could Save Her Species

This isn’t Jurassic Park, but it might sound like the sci-fi classic. A 14-month-old female black-footed ferret is expected to become the first clone to be bred for the sake of saving her species from extinction.

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