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Yoav Gilad: Gene Regulator

Scientist | 
Growing up in the town of Beersheba in Israel, Yoav Gilad became restless when high school failed to challenge him. So, after ...

Genetic study of intestinal bacteria shows low gut bacteria diversity link to obesity

Scientist | 
Individuals with fewer numbers of so-called “good” bacteria are more likely to be obese and develop obesity-related ailments such as ...

Scientists bioengineer tumor-killing cells

Scientist | 
Scientists have combined the ability to reprogram stem cells into T cells with the ability to genetically modify patients’ own ...

Married cousins boost birth defects

Scientist | 
History is rife with famous married cousins: Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Edgar Allan Poe, and H.G. Wells all married their ...

What researchers learn by investigating species’ genomes

Scientist | 
The following is an editorial summary. When researchers sequence, map, and decode the genomes of other species, they often find ...

Scientists discover molecular trigger for itching

Nature | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Once thought to be a low-level form of pain, itch is instead a distinct ...