You did it to yourself,’ officer tells 9-year-old girl pepper-sprayed by police in newly released video

A 9-year-old girl pepper-sprayed by police in Rochester, New York, last month pleaded, “Officer, please don’t do this to me” as she waited handcuffed in the back seat of a police car, according to new police body camera video released Thursday. “You did it to yourself, hon,” a female officer in the front seat replies. […]

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Tumor suppressor gene also essential for hormone-controlled development, tissue regeneration and stress-response

Adult progenitor cells are present in the Drosophila fly as early as its larvae stage. These cells are the only ones that are maintained throughout development and they are responsible for giving rise to adult tissues and organs. Headed by Jordi Casanova (also an IBMB-CSIC researcher), the Development and Morphogenesis in Drosophila lab at IRB […]

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Study highlights healthcare barriers women with disabilities face during pregnancy

Women with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or maternal death compared to their peers, a study by University of Toronto researchers has found. The finding, published recently in the journal JAMA Network Open, is the result of the largest study of maternal outcomes for women with disabilities in Canadian […]

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