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Study shows relationship between type of delivery and twins' psychological development

Study shows relationship between type of delivery and twins'...

A research team has analyzed for the first time the effect of the type of delivery...

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Shedding light on darker parts of our genetic heritage

Shedding light on darker parts of our genetic heritage

More than half of our genome consists of transposons, DNA sequences that are reminiscent...

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Many of the deadliest cancers receive the least amount of research funding

Many of the deadliest cancers receive the least amount...

Many of the deadliest or most common cancers get the least amount of nonprofit research...

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Gene linked to severe liver damage

Gene linked to severe liver damage

Researchers have found that a gene known as AEBP1 may play a central role in the...

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Access to contraception not 'silver bullet' to stem population growth in Africa

Access to contraception not 'silver bullet' to stem population...

The population of sub-Saharan Africa is set to double by 2050, yet a new study challenges...

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Physicists use mathematics to trace neuro transitions

Physicists use mathematics to trace neuro transitions

Unique in its application of a mathematical model to understand how the brain transitions...

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Waking up sleeping bacteria to fight infections

Waking up sleeping bacteria to fight infections

Researchers have identified a mechanism of how sleepy bacteria wake up. This finding...

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Community size matters when people create a new language

Community size matters when people create a new language

Why do some languages have simpler grammars than others? Researchers propose that...

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Rare inherited enzyme disorder yields insight into fibrosis

Rare inherited enzyme disorder yields insight into fibrosis

Investigators have discovered an association between a deficiency in the enzyme...

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First clinical proof that genotypes determine if Alzheimer's drugs will work

First clinical proof that genotypes determine if Alzheimer's...

Researchers have determined that a human gene present in 75% of the population is...