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One Gene Mutation May Cause Zika’s Devastating Birth Defects

Sixty years ago, a team of scientists went looking for yellow […]

UCLA Biologists Slow Aging, Extend Lifespan of Fruit Flies

In research that potentially could delay the onset of Parkinson’s […]

Once Invincible Superbug Squashed by ‘Superteam’ of Antibiotics

The golden age of antibiotics may be drawing to a […]

Kent State Researchers Help Find Pathologic Hallmarks of Alzheimer’s Disease in Aged Chimpanzee Brains

Dementia affects one-third of all people older than 65 years […]

Restless Development: Bad Sleep May Be Evolutionary Survival Tool, Study Finds

Poor sleep is often regarded as a modern affliction linked […]

Prelude to Global Extinction: Stanford Biologists Say Disappearance of Species Tells Only Part of the Story of Human Impact on Earth’s Animals

No bells tolled when the last Catarina pupfish on Earth […]

How Frogs Benefited From The Dinosaurs’ Extinction

The asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago spelled […]

Thousands of Genes Influence Most Diseases

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