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36 min ago | Bioscience Technology
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute and PersonalGenomes.org announced a partnership to identify genetic and environmental contributions to trait and disease development.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Whose policies do more to help the poor?
37 min ago | Medical Daily
A new study shows a diverse pattern in the way species age, with some experiencing long periods of decline and others shorter pauses between fertility and death.
4 hrs ago | R & D
As embryonic tissue develops, cells push and pull on each other, and they must do so correctly for the tissue to develop properly.
8 hrs ago | New Statesman
At a recent family gathering I was surrounded by aunts. They were keen to show me an inheritance I was previously unaware of - "Viking hands" .
13 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News
For the 19th Guam Coastal Cleanup held Sept. 28, our Guam Community College marine biology class conducted a service-learning project at Tagachang Beach.
17 hrs ago | Boston.com
Call it the Angelina Jolie Effect: There has been a rapid rise in the number of women seeking to be screened for breast cancer gene mutations after the actress announced last May that she was a BRCA carrier and had a prophlactic mastectomy to prevent breast cancer.
Gene Promotes One in a Hundred of Tumors: Gene Discovered to Play a Part in One Per Cent of All Cancers - Researchers have identified a gene that drives the development of tumours in over one per cent of all cancer patients.
The Mogul family at The Children's Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where parents Stephen and Robyn have taken their daughter, Bari, 9 and Hayley, 15, to undergoing extensive therapy to help with their rare genetic disorders.
Hey folks! I'm headed back to Denver this weekend for the Douglas County Library's Books, Bites, and Brews event .
As we plan for holidays with family and friends, many are reminded to avoid religion and politics as topics of conversation, and while it may be advisable to skip these, there is another potentially uncomfortable topic that I urge everyone to bring up: family health history.
Autumn is a season filled with crisp air, falling leaves, pumpkin carving and, of course, hay fever symptoms.
They said that the discovery may help their understanding of how skin diseases can affect the rest of the body.
For many people beer is essential for a good time. Some tout beer's healthful benefits .
We also know the basics of the beehive containing a single queen bee, hundreds of worker bees, and several hundred to several thousand drones with their only function is to mate with the queen , each with their own degree of specialization and place in the honeybee society.
Descriptiona Neuronal polarity is an essential driving force that coordinates the choreography of neural development.
A flashing marine creature was described as "alien-like" by locals in the U.K. who spotted it in Bristol Harbor - and it was even baffling scientists.