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Food for Thought: Was Cooking a Pivotal Step in Human Evolution?

The shift to a cooked-food diet was a decisive point […]

Received An At-Home DNA Test As A Holiday Gift? Proceed With Caution

If you or a family member received a consumer genetic […]

Everything Your Biology Teacher Told You About Earlobes Is Wrong

Most of us learned in high school biology that genetics […]

Twin Study Finds Genetics Affects Where Children Look, Shaping Mental Development

A new study co-led by Indiana University that tracked the […]

New Model Reveals Possibility of Pumping Antibiotics Into Bacteria

Researchers in the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Biochemistry have discovered that […]

How Neanderthals Influenced Human Genetics at the Crossroads of Asia and Europe

When the ancestors of modern humans migrated out of Africa, […]

h7n9 Influenza Is Both Lethal and Transmissible in Animal Model for Flu

In 2013, an influenza virus that had never before been […]

‘Antibiotic Apocalypse’: Doctors Sound Alarm Over Drug Resistance

Scientists attending a recent meeting of the American Society for […]