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Sleeping brain still rehearses important tasks

Stephen Luntz | 
Efforts to combine last minute cramming with a good night's sleep by sticking a book under the pillow and hoping the ...
GMO Myths and Truths

10 myths and controversies of GMOs by I Fucking Love Science

Justine Alford | 
Genetically modified crops are a topic of intense debate that have sparked a lot of controversy over the years, fueled ...

C-sections cause epigenetic changes in gene regions regulating babies’ immune systems

Stephen Luntz | 
Babies coming into the world by cesarean section experience epigenetic changes, a study has found. So far there has not ...

Reading and math accomplishment determined by overlapping genes

Janet Fang | 
Forget what they say about math versus verbal scores: The two aren’t dichotomous. Children’s reading and math abilities have a ...

First gene identified with autism

Stephen Luntz | 
For the very first time, a variation in a gene has been linked to a subtype of autism. While other ...

Early human inter-species breeding results point to fourth mystery species

Lisa Winter | 
The evolutionary tree for modern humans a bit of a mess - humans haven’t had a close relative on this ...

Genes guide brain’s response to stress

Lisa Winter | 
It is probably cliché at this point to mention that the world seems to be getting crazier/faster/more stressful. Stress can ...

Aging-related loss of Y chromosome reponsible for some cancers

Lisa Winter | 
Though overall life expectancy varies around the globe, it is true for pretty much any country you look at that ...
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