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

Sarah McQuate | 
Telepathic communication might be one step closer to reality thanks to new research from the University of Washington. A team ...
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Better ape genome assemblies could help us understand what ‘make us uniquely human’

New, higher-quality assemblies of great ape genomes have now been generated without the guidance of the human reference genome. The ...
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Modern Greeks descended from ancient Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations

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

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 scientists have succeeded in removing the extra copy of chromosome 21 in cell cultures derived from a ...