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Air pollution kills more than HIV, tuberculosis and smoking

The COVID-19 pandemic underscores more than any time in recent history how important it is to protect public health. Yet, as countries ...

Are obesity, diabetes and other diseases treatable using gene-therapy skin grafts?

A research team based at the University of Chicago has overcome challenges that have limited gene therapy and demonstrated how ...

Origin of mammalian pregnancy revealed by genomic ‘parasites’

Kevin Jiang | 
An international team of scientists has identified large-scale genetic changes that marked the evolution of pregnancy in mammals. They found ...

Researchers ID gene that encodes two proteins from one sequence of mRNA

The following is an excerpt. In a study that could change the way scientists view the process of protein production ...
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