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An artist's interpretation of zinc being transported in the bloodstream.

Scientists find out how our body transports zinc to protect our health

Zinc is essential for wound healing, for vision, for DNA creation, for our senses of taste and smell, even for sexual health. But despite its...
Female fish choose male fish based on their DIY skills

Female fish choose male fish based on their DIY skills, says research

Female fish judge males based on their ability to design nests best suited for the conditions of their environment, according to a new study...
new autoimmune disease treatments

Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects

A research team has been using genetics to explore ways of producing new treatments for autoimmune diseases, but with significantly fewer side effects. Many of...
Genes (ANK3) related to the effects of mood and stress on longevity

Scientists discover genes (ANK3) related to the effects of mood and stress on longevity

The visible impacts of depression and stress that can be seen in a person's face -- and contribute to shorter lives -- can also...
Ant genomics

Ant genomics may reshape biological history of the Americas

Scientists have long believed that the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the ocean three million years ago, triggering a massive interchange of species between...
What a pity mouse

A new gene study on mice provides important information of human disease

In a new article published in Nature, researchers find that roughly a third of all genes in the mammalian genome are essential for life....
Proteins related to cancer are critical to male fertility

Proteins related to cancer are critical to male fertility

In a new study led by Cincinnati Children’s, researchers find that a network of proteins often linked to cancer is also important to male...
migraine

People with migraine have more microbes in their mouth

In a recent study conducted by University of California San Diego, researchers find that people who suffer migraine have significantly more microbes in their...
Human sex is a protein numbers game

Human sex is a protein numbers game

In a recent study conducted by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, researchers find that destruction of proteins can render a person poised...
tomatoes stored in fridge lose their taste

Scientists figure out why tomatoes stored in fridge lose their taste

If you like tomatoes, you may notice that if you put them in fridge for storage, they’ll lose some of their taste. In a recent...