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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...
Dogs and humans

Dogs and humans may share the same genes for social ability

Dogs are great pets. They have unique social skills to communicate with us. It is known that different dog breeds have different personality traits. Now...
ultrasonic jet engines

Mice can sing like engines in ultrasonic jets

Many laboratory mice emit ultrasounds to communicate with each other. The ultrasounds, or ultrasonic vocalizations, cannot be heard by human ears. In a new study...
Beneficial Gut Bacteria

Scientists target gut bacteria to reduce weight gain

In the US, more than 1/3 of adults are obese, putting them at greater risk for conditions such as fatty liver disease (caused by...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...