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The ancient origins of close friendships

The ancient origins of close friendships

Quite possibly, our strong desire for close friends evolved among our early ancestors because having a close friend improved one’s ...
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Fountain of youth: Can aging be slowed through supplements made from gut bacteria?

Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria. Scientists at Baylor College ...

Fly’s genome helps identify genes involved in human neurological diseases

Glenna Picton | Baylor College of Medicine | 
The combination of fly genetics and genomics with human genome knowledge enables rapid identification of human disease-causing mutations, including those ...
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