Random mutations play large role in cancer, study finds

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Mistakes made while copying DNA account for more mutations in cancer cells than environment or inheritance do.

Deadly New Zealand quake hopscotched across faults

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The Nov. 14, 2016, earthquake in New Zealand was much larger than thought possible at the time, prompting a rethink of hazard assessments.

NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks

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Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware.

Hidden protein-folding states unveiled

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Why civilians suffer more once a war is over | Margaret Bourdeaux

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War doesn’t just kill people; it destroys the institutions that keep society running, like utilities, banks and hospitals. Physician and global health policy analyst Margaret Bourdeaux proposes a bold approach to post-conflict recovery that focuses on building strong, resilient health systems that protect vulnerable populations.