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DNA techniques show how HIV takes down the immune system

The Scientist | 
HIV leads to AIDS primarily because the virus destroys essential immune cells called CD4 T cells, but precisely how these ...

Mediterranean diet reduces genetic stroke risk

The Scientist | 
Eating a Mediterranean diet may lower the risk of stroke and offset other negative effects associated with a genetic variant ...

Is gene therapy coming of age?

The Scientist | 
Researchers are promising results from gene therapy trials for the treatment of two different rare diseases ...

Probing the genetics of intelligence

The Scientist | 
The following is an excerpt of a longer story. Researchers in China will scour the genomes of 1,600 super-smart people in ...

Genome digest: What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

The Scientist | 
The following is an editorial summary of a longer story. Find a link to the full story below. What can ...
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