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‘Unsettling’ news: Alzheimer’s could be transmissible

Scientific American | 
[A] new paper appeared in Nature that seemed to take the evidence for the transmissibility of Alzheimer’s peptides from “circumstantial” to ...

Gene variations cause spiny sea bass to look dramatically different as babies and adults

Scientific American | 
Among divers and marine biologists, it’s common knowledge that ocean fish lead double lives. Like birds and butterflies, their young ...

Mosses make two different plants from the same genome

Scientific American | 
The following is an excerpt of a longer story. One of the most astonishing secrets in biology is this: every ...
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