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DNA sequencing of a lupus patient has identified a specific genetic mutation that is causing the disease, opening the way for personalized treatments.
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The ability to find food and avoid predation dictates whether most organisms live to spread their genes to the next generation or die trying.
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The small body size associated with the pygmy phenotype is probably a selective adaptation for rainforest hunter-gatherers, according to an international team of researchers, but all African pygmy phenotypes do not have the same genetic underpinning, suggesting a more recent adaptation than previously thought.
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Men and women differ in obvious ways, and scientists have long known that genetic differences buried deep within our DNA underlie these distinctions.
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Aspirin has a second effect, researchers have found: Not only does it kill cyclooxygenase, thus preventing production of the prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain, it also prompts the enzyme to generate another compound that hastens the end of inflammation, returning the affected cells to homeostatic health.
A new study aims to help scientists understand how different antibiotics affect bacteria that play a positive role in promoting a healthy immune system.
Research led by the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology evidence the most conclusive preclinical results to-date validating Myc inhibition as a therapeutic strategy in glioma -- a highly agressive tumor type that notoriously outsmarts current anti-cancer therapies.
A drug approved to treat a rare form of leukemia reversed hair loss caused by alopecia, a small study found.
The letters in the human genome carry instructions to make proteins, via a three-letter code.
In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet.
Dolores Reed, a supervisory biologist, gets a nuzzle last month from a Przewalski's horse at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va.
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully used a new gene editing method to correct the mutation that leads to Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a mouse model of the condition.
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Most people will go their whole lives without ever seeing them or coming to understand their beauty, their quirkiness and their braininess.
Pampering leafcutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it's well worth trying.
Somatic cell reprogramming, directed differentiation of pluripotent stem cells, and direct conversions between differentiated cell lineages represent powerful approaches to engineer cells for research and regenerative medicine.
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