Researchers found a fast-evolving lineage of the yeast Hanseniaspora that has lost genes, including those that repair DNA and limit changes in the genome. They believe that the findings could offer insights that might help in the war against cancer.
Earth/Environment May 22, 2019
Has a veterinary clinic in Australia found the real Pikachu? A rescued common brushtail possum's golden color makes it look quite like the popular character from the 'Pokemon' series.
Animals December 4, 2018
A sheep in a village in South Africa gave birth to a stillborn lamb that had human-like features. This led superstitious villagers to believe that the creature may have been 'sent by the devil.'
Viral June 23, 2017
Researchers find a new way to manage pain. The finding came after helping a woman feel pain for the first time.
Life December 8, 2015
The mutation rate of the Ebola virus in the current outbreak is only slightly higher compared with earlier outbreaks. Researchers also confirmed the theory that the virus was first transmitted from a bat to a young boy.
Life June 18, 2015
Progress has been made in the research for the identification of which genes cause autism. Better genetic screening leads to early intervention, which would produce more optimal outcomes.
Life October 30, 2014
Women with high risks of developing breast and ovarian cancers because of genetic mutations may reduce their risks if they resort to having their ovaries removed by the age of 35.
Life February 26, 2014
Two new studies shed light on possible relationship between genetic mutations and schizophrenia.
Life January 27, 2014
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