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The study of the evolutionary history of rodents calls into doubt a generally held understanding that when a species colonizes a new region, such as a continent, evolution leads to a dramatic increase in the number and variety of species.
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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A new study by UCLA stem cell researchers could lead to the growth of new articular cartilage; thus, avoiding the need for joint replacement surgery with artificial materials.
7 hrs ago | BioSpace
Thomson Reuters is providing the organization with a suite of solutions including its CortellisTM for Informatics Gene Variant Database to support the organization's unique, large-scale genetic research study to further personalized medicine.
11 hrs ago | National Institutes of Health
In a study that compares the genomes of aquatic life forms, researchers have found evidence to shuffle the branches of the tree of life.
11 hrs ago | The Horse
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12 hrs ago | Science Daily
But until the arrival of modern genomic sequencing tools, it was hard to measure the extent that the environment had on a species' genetic makeup.
16 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
One drug attacks tumor cells directly, the other treats the immune system by taking the brakes off T cell response.
17 hrs ago | BBC News
A trial on 4,000 women, published in the Lancet, showed anastrozole was more effective, cheaper and had fewer side effects than current medications.
Sona Pandey, Ph.D., principal investigator at the Danforth Plant Science Center and her collaborators have published several papers on their research in recent months.
Scientists studied the extent to which genetics contributes to academic success in more than 11,000 identical and non-identical 16-year-old twins.
Otherwise innocuous bacteria can cause deadly infections when people have surgery or fall ill.
The fossils are of a small primate called Djebelemur, which lived around 50 million years ago.
A protein called Tet1 is partly responsible for giving primordial germ cells a clean epigenetic slate before developing into sperm and egg cells, according to a new study by Harvard Medical School researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.
Men may want to double down on a healthy diet and clean living in the months before procreation, according to a study that suggests a father's vitamin B9 deficiency may contribute to birth defects in offspring.
Project manager Michel Roch explained: "When we were developing PRELUD, the integration of a liquid handling system for streaking Petri dishes was essential.
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A thriving community of single-celled microbes that consume carbon dioxide for food populate Antarctica's glacial Lake Whillans, the shallow lake buried under thousands of feet of ice, a researcher said here today at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.