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Brain games: Computer interface lets multiple people play video games telepathically

Telepathic communication might be one step closer to reality thanks to new research from the University of Washington. A team ...

Better ape genome assemblies could help us understand what ‘make us uniquely human’

University of Washington | 
New, higher-quality assemblies of great ape genomes have now been generated without the guidance of the human reference genome. The ...

Modern Greeks descended from ancient Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations

University of Washington | 
An analysis of ancient DNA has revealed that Ancient Minoans and Mycenaens were genetically similar with both peoples descending from ...
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Autism, other brain disorders linked to network of 91 genes

University of Washington | 
Gene discovery research is uncovering similarities and differences underlying a variety of disorders affecting the developing brain, including autism, attention ...

Extra chromosome 21 removed from Down syndrome cell line

Leila Gray | University of Washington | 
University of Washington scientists have succeeded in removing the extra copy of chromosome 21 in cell cultures derived from a ...
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