Sudden increase in Zika’s potency linked to small mutation

Sudden increase in Zika’s potency linked to small mutation

It remains one of the great mysteries of the Zika epidemic: Why did a virus that existed for decades elsewhere ...
Clues to autism in how we are genetically programmed to look at faces

Clues to autism in how we are genetically programmed to look at faces

How we look at other people’s faces is strongly influenced by our genes, scientists have found in new research that ...

iPhone app searching for genetics of postpartum depression

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. With mothers and medical ...
Genetically engineered monkeys model autism, may aid in research

Genetically engineered monkeys model autism, may aid in research

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists have genetically engineered ...

Office air-conditioning overuse promotes global warming…and sex discrimination?

It happens every summer: Offices turn on the air-conditioning, and women freeze into Popsicles. Finally, scientists (two men, for the ...
Test for plaque in brain might clue future Alzheimer's risk

Test for plaque in brain might clue future Alzheimer’s risk

The largest analysis to date of amyloid plaques in people’s brains confirms that the presence of the substance can help ...

3D “jelly doughnut” models brain, may prove vital to future research

A doughnut created in a lab and made of silk on the outside and collagen gel where the jelly ought ...

People missing Alzheimer’s gene provide clue to disease

The 40-year-old man showed up in Dr. Mary Malloy’s clinic with sadly disfiguring symptoms. His hands, elbows, ears and feet ...