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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 […]

Once Invincible Superbug Squashed by ‘Superteam’ of Antibiotics

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

Thousands of Genes Influence Most Diseases

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

Racism Aggravates Treatment-Resistant Asthma

Racial discrimination experienced by African-American children and young adults exacerbates […]

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 […]

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

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

Study Finds First Molecular Genetic Evidence of PTSD Heritability

A large new study from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium provides […]