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Thousands of Genes Influence Most Diseases

In a provocative new perspective piece, Stanford researchers say that […]

Researchers Discover What May Be Earliest Stage of Alzheimer’s

Older adults with elevated levels of brain-clogging plaques — but […]

Scientists 3-D Print Mouse Ovaries That Actually Make Babies

Not all girls grow up to be mothers. Sometimes they […]

Study of Worms Reveals ‘Selfish Genes’ That Encode A Toxin – and Its Antidote

A UCLA study has found that a common strain of Caenorhabditis […]

In Brain Evolution, Size Matters – Most of the Time

Which came first, overall bigger brains or larger brain regions […]

Project to Map Human Brain From Womb to Birth Releases Stunning Images

A landmark project to map the wiring of the human […]

Scythian Horse Breeding Unveiled: Lessons for Animal Domestication

Nomad Scythian herders roamed vast areas spanning the Central Asian […]

“Smart” Cephalopods Trade Off Genome Evolution for Prolific RNA Editing

Octopus, squid, and cuttlefish are famous for engaging in complex […]