Deutsche Welle (Sep. 15, 2013) Ulf Andersson rom pursues his research in Berlin at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics. The young Dane heads a team there looking at genes that are key to development. At home, rom is ... watch video
Newsy (Apr. 29, 2014) A new study shows that fat shaming doesn't seem to do any good. It seems the more young girls are called 'fat' by close friends and family, the more likely they are to become obese.
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Dec. 1, 2015 Researchers are learning more about how an ancient “error correction” system in the human genome helps protect the body against HIV, in hopes that their latest discovery may help in the fight ... read more
Dec. 1, 2015 New research breaks with existing knowledge about how our immune system works. The new experiments have shown how the body mobilizes a hitherto unknown defense against viruses and bacteria. This also ... read more
Dec. 1, 2015 Scientists are currently in South Africa putting together a unique medical imaging platform which could improve treatment for millions of cancer sufferers by making proton therapy a viable ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 The effect of a widespread genetic variant that increases the risk for childhood asthma can be neutralized, say scientists. A new study shows that young infants are particularly responsive to the ... read more
Oct. 8, 2013 Many of the maternal ancestors of modern Ashkenazi Jews were European converts, according to new research. Analysis of DNA samples has shown that on the female line, the Ashkenazim are descended not ... read more