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The Trouble with Diagnosing Mitochondrial Disease

And why a computer hacker faces 15 years in prison for intervening in a troubling case

As one young woman discovered, diagnosing mitochondrial disease isn’t as easy as diagnosing other medical conditions, like cancer or diabetes. There is no definitive test for the disease, especially in its early stages. Doctors just have to trust that the patient … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Land and Water Protectors Defend Burial Grounds From Desecration by Big Oil

Native American graves excavated for pipeline construction

The standoff on and near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation between indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline project and security and police forces is currently making global headlines. At issue are the land rights of indigenous people, the human … Continue reading

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