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Hi! We’re scientists from the Koehly Lab at the National Human Genome Research Institute, part of NIH. We study the role of family health history in early disease detection and prevention, and the need for effective tools to gather this information. Ask us anything!

Common diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer are highly complex, with multiple factors that play into your risk of disease development. These factors – like genetics, shared environm...

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Science AMA Series: We are Astrobiologists from different institutions around the world. We research the origin of life on Earth and the search for life elsewhere in the Universe. Fermi paradox, exoplanets, evolution of life, etc. Ask Us Anything!

EDIT: .... and that's a wrap! Thank you all for your great questions. We had so much fun answering them. We look forward to interacting with you again in the future! Hi Reddit! We are Martin Van ...

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Science AMA Series: We’re NASA Earth scientists using satellites to measure life on Earth. The more we learn, the more this question comes into focus: Maybe we're the weird one? How will our work help in the search for life on other planets? AMA!

At NASA, we use the vantage point of space to study Earth and the life it contains. And, so far, our planet is the only one with life (that we know of). The more we learn, the more this question co...

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Science AMA Series: I’m Kim Knowlton, at the Natural Resources Defense Council. My work focuses on the public-health impacts of climate change and identifying strategies to prepare for—and prevent—these impacts, especially in vulnerable communities, AMA!

At a time when hundreds of federal rules are being rolled-back to weaken or eliminate environmental safeguards, I feel we’re at a critical moment in our effort to promote and maintain strategies th...

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