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UCLA Scientists Unravel the Genetic Evolution of Zika Virus

How does a formerly innocuous and obscure virus like Zika […]

Chemical Used to Replace BPA in Plastic Accelerates Embryonic Development, Disrupts Reproductive System

Companies advertise BPA-free plastic as a safer version of products […]

UI Chemists Uncover How Key Agent Allows Diseases to Reproduce

Humans have been successful at treating a host of diseases. […]

Epigenetics: How Social Behavior Can Be Reprogrammed In Ants…And Possibly Humans, Too

While many believe behavior is largely defined by genetic makeup […]

Biologists induce flatworms to grow heads and brains of other species

Biologists at Tufts University have succeeded in inducing one species […]

Early probiotic use may decrease risk of islet autoimmunity in children at risk for type 1 diabetes

Probiotic exposure during the first 27 days of an infant’s […]

Study Finds Males May Contribute to Offspring’s Mental Development Before Pregnancy

A new study from Indiana University provides evidence in mice […]

UCLA Study Finds Cells That Become Sperm or Eggs in Humans are Vulnerable During Pregnancy

UCLA scientists examining causes of human infertility have found that […]