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Microbiome, immune system mediate effectiveness of cancer drugs

The Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In 2013, two independent ...

Socializing makes chimp microbiome more diverse

The Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Social interactions play a ...

Evidence for inheritance of stress through epigenome found in sperm of mice

The Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In the past several ...

How beneficial gut bacteria survive the host’s immune response

The Scientist | 
Mammalian hosts fight gut infections in part by releasing antimicrobial peptides that disrupt bacterial membranes. But it has been unclear ...

Whales tan to protect DNA from UV damage, like humans do

The Scientist | 
In humans, skin pigmentation protects DNA from UV damage. Blue whales react to the sun’s rays similarly, darkening their skin ...

Gene may contribute to weakness for statin users

The Scientist | 
Using a novel approach, researchers have discovered a genetic variant that may contribute to the muscle pain and weakness experienced ...

One gene variant contributes to two mental disorders

The Scientist | 
Schizophrenia and fragile X syndrome both can involve problems with cognitive function, and two studies published in Nature Neuroscience earlier on August 4 ...

Brain methylation map published

The Scientist | 
Researchers have made an extensive map of several types of methylation in the brains of mice and humans. The work, ...

GE Fashion: Scientists engineer silkworms to produce fluorescent fabrics

The Scientist | 
The following is an edited excerpt.  Researchers have genetically engineered silkworms to produce colored fluorescent silks, which are starting to ...