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Diet could be a powerful mode of prevention, according to a study that supports previous research findings.
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Expectant parents face a wealth of genetic information that can be empowering — or unnerving.
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Most women are all too familiar with the I-just-want-to-go-home-and-put-on-my-sweatpants feeling that comes with their periods, but for some, symptoms like cramping, bloating and mood swings can be a...
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A new evolutionary biology study throws mother-daughter conflicts into the mix.
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Sometimes a bout of insomnia can be linked to a specific stre ful event or circumstance, but for many, it's simply the way their brains and bodies work. Now, new research has identified for the first...
Why do some people begin to show signs of old age early in their 60s, while others remain active and sharp as a tack into their 90s? The difference may lie in their telomeres, according to biologist E...
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Redheads need to be especially diligent about staying out of the sun.
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“We might be splitting in class between those who can afford to manage our children eugenically and those who cannot.”
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How can some people get by on six hours of sleep, while others struggle with anything le than nine? Why does depre ion often go hand in hand with poor sleep? And why is good sleep so critical to over...
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If a team of scientists in Philadelphia and New York have their way, using race to categorize groups of people in biological and genetic research will be forever discontinued. The concept of race in s...
You a ert the importance of a variety of disruptive technologies from robots to genetics to coded money. What in your mind will have the most impact on the day to day lives of our children when compar...
The 'crime gene' (or put another way, genetic vulnerability) seems to raise issues about the aims of punishment. Do we aim to give offenders what they deserve, or do we just care about protecting the community?