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Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Recent studies have shown that examining ancient DNA could provide important insights into human history. In recent research from Harvard Medical School, researchers found with...
Scientists discover why humans and animals all need to sleep

Scientists discover why humans and animals all need to sleep

In a new study, researchers found sleep could help clear out DNA damage accumulated during waking hours. Maybe that is why humans and animals spend...
Climate change shrinks many fisheries in the world, says new study

Climate change shrinks many fisheries in the world, says new study

A new study led by Rutgers University has shown that climate change can shrink many fisheries over the world. It has taken a toll on...
This native California plant may offer hope for Alzheimer’s treatment

This native California plant may offer hope for Alzheimer’s treatment

In a new study, researchers found an anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub called Yerba santa may help develop a treatment for Alzheimer's...
Leopard geckos can make new brain cells

Leopard geckos can make new brain cells

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Guelph discover the type of stem cell allowing geckos to create new brain cells. The finding...
nicotine cigarette body weight gain

Nicotine can suppress body weight gain: new evidence from rat research

It is known that smoking is easy to start but hard to quit. One reason is that some smokers believe nicotine can suppress body...
five fingers

Scientists newly discover how we have five fingers

The fin-to-limb transition represents one of the major innovations in evolution. It is associated with the change from aquatic to terrestrial life. The transition also...

Creating a baby with three genetic parents: is it ethical?

Recently scientists reported that the first baby has been born from a controversial technique, which combines genes from three parents: the dad, the mom,...
endurance training

Endurance training can change the expressions of genes, says study

Endurance training, such as 800 meters running, 400 meters swimming, and road cycling, is quite beneficial to health and wellbeing. It can increase energy for...
Great white sharks

Great white sharks and tuna share common genes to become fast swimmers and predators

White sharks and tuna seem to be two very different types of fish. White sharks, or mackerel sharks, are large, fast-swimming sharks found in oceans...