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A previously unrecognized gene variation that makes humans have healthier blood lipid levels and reduced risk of heart attacks has been found by researchers.
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Researchers in the US have created catalysts from peptide chains that are only seven amino acids long .
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Plants have many valuable functions: They provide food and fuel, release the oxygen that we breathe, and add beauty to our surroundings.
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Researchers at Ben-Gurion University have solved the riddle of a severe genetic disease that affects Jews of Moroccan ancestry.
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The creators of FOX's new science-fiction buddy-cop show, Almost Human focuses the uncontrollable evolution of emerging tech.
"The majority of Americans are eating twice as much protein as they should," according to a new study by Valter D. Longo a professor at the USC Davis School of Gerontology with a joint appointment in the department of Biological Sciences as well as serving as the director of the University of California's Longevity Institute.
Recent news articles, public commentary and politicians have criticized James Kroll's recommendations from the Deer Trustee Report and the state Department of Natural Resource's policy to employ "passive management" of chronic wasting disease.
While skeptics may dismiss it as an excuse for people to not waste a fallen morsel of their favorite foods, new research from the Aston University microbiology professor Anthony Hilton suggests that the so-called "five second rule" might have some scientific merit.
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The Journal of Clinical Investigation has published a new study of a unique patient with an immune system that produces the types of neutralizing antibodies that are considered essential to an effective HIV vaccine response.
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A gene linked to intellectual disability is critical to the earliest stages of the development of human brains, new research has confirmed.
Open, feed, cut. Such is the humdrum life of a motor molecule, the subject of new research at Rice University, that eats and excretes damaged proteins and turns them into harmless peptides for disposal.
Alix Hayden has brain cancer, but instead of undergoing surgery and grueling chemotherapy, she's fighting it with the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet and has been doing great so far.
A study says that using hand dryers in public restrooms may blast germs back into the air, then blowing them onto the hands of users and into the air they breathe.
A new discovery about how dying cells are removed from the body could have an unexpected and important benefit: allowing doctors to rehabilitate a powerful antibiotic now deemed too toxic for human use.