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Naturally mutating corn pollen genes may lead the way to higher-yielding crops

Pollen genes mutate naturally in only some strains of corn, according to Rutgers-led research that helps explain the genetic instability ...
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Depression and epilepsy may share same genetic roots

From the time of Hippocrates, physicians have suspected a link between epilepsy and depression. Now, for the first time, scientists ...
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Disease treatment, tissue regeneration may be bolstered by precise identification of stem cells

Scientists at Rutgers and other universities have created a new way to identify the state and fate of stem cells ...
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