Roller derby players block and crash into each other on the track, trying to score points against the other team, and, in doing so, they also affect each other's skin microbiome, researchers from the University of Oregon say.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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