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Video: Developing embryos show an immune response

Video: Developing embryos show an immune response

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Incredible new research has shown that long before the development of organs or specialized immune cells, this simple protective layer, ...
Could Alzheimer’s actually be three different diseases?

Could Alzheimer’s actually be three different diseases?

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Postmortem, RNA sequencing has revealed three major molecular subtypes of [Alzheimer’s] disease, each of which presents differently in the brain ...
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New tool allows researchers to map complexity and intensity of dreams

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Before the twenty-first century, we used to think dreams only occurred during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, but more recent ...
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Gynandromorph: Spectacular bird found with male plumage on one side and female on the other

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Split down the middle, with one side flaunting yellow 'wing pits', and the other side rocking a pink underwing, researchers ...
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Attracted to men and women? Our sexual orientation can undergo ‘extensive’ changes as we age, and more so in women, study says

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The vocabulary we currently use to describe sexual orientation is hopelessly inadequate, with labels like 'gay', 'straight' and 'bi' falling ...
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