High obesity rates among African Americans may be linked to gene variant

High obesity rates among African Americans may be linked to gene variant

African Americans have the highest rate of age-adjusted obesity (48 percent) of all ethnic groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...
Scientists reconsider phage therapy to battle antibiotic-resistant infections

Scientists reconsider phage therapy to battle antibiotic-resistant infections

Today, the world faces an alarming public health threat from multi-drug-resistant infections. The World Health Organization calls bacterial resistance “one of the ...
Secret to living past 90 mostly in good genes

Secret to living past 90 mostly in good genes

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Mary Harada’s father lived ...

Controlling destructive locusts by manipulating their genetics

Swarming locusts are among the most serious pests in the world and can be extremely destructive to agriculture. Understanding the ...