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Animals with unique traits open window into understanding human diseases

From a bat’s wings to an elephant’s cancer resistance, an interdisciplinary team of scientists at University of Utah Health are ...
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Restoring smiles? Research targets mutation linked to missing, deformed teeth

Inherited genetic mutations can rob up to 7 percent of the population of their smile. Several genes are important for ...
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Rewriting history: Study suggests a more robust Neanderthal population

Hundreds of thousands of years ago, the ancestors of modern humans diverged from an archaic lineage that gave rise to ...
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