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Human tendency for obesity not result of evolutionary adaption to survive famine

Scientists have found that nearly all common obesity-related genes didn't actually evolve from an evolutionary advantage from our ancestors, who ...

Gene therapy trial: Virus could help damaged hearts

Pat Hagan | 
Some days 50-year-old David Palmer can barely get out of bed and walk to the bathroom as his heart is ...

Genetic beauty test claims to predict how fast you’ll age

Sophie Donnelly | 
The test, developed by medical technology expert Professor Christofer Toumazou, uses a sample of your DNA to examine how quickly ...
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