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Why don’t men have longer, healthier lives? Blame it on the Y chromosome

New York Times | 
New evidence indicates that the Y chromosome participates in an array of essential, general-interest tasks in men, like stanching cancerous ...
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Gene-edited ants could shed light on human society, disease

New York Times | 
[Daniel Kronauer of Rockefeller University and his colleagues] have manipulated the DNA of Cerapachys biroi ants, creating what Dr. Kronauer says are ...
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Syndactyly: Family’s ‘fused fingers’ deformity sheds light on human genome

New York Times | 
They said it was their family curse: a rare congenital deformity called syndactyly, in which the thumb and index finger ...

Brain region identified that only responds to sound of music

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Whether to enliven a ...
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