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Widely Consumed Oil Is Linked With Genetic Changes in the Brain
News   Jan 17, 2020

New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression.

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"Venome" is Created As Indian Cobra Genome is Decoded
News   Jan 17, 2020

Scientists report the sequencing and assembly of a high-quality genome of the highly venomous, medically important Indian cobra (Naja naja). Using a combination of cutting-edge genomic technologies, the authors have assembled the most contiguous genome of this iconic venomous snake.

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Loss of Function in Key Y-chromosome Genes Associated With Increased Cancer Risk
News   Jan 17, 2020

A new study suggests that loss of function in certain genes of the Y chromosome may explain why men are at higher risk of developing cancer.

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Like Walnuts? So Do Your Gut Bacteria!
News   Jan 17, 2020

Walnuts may not just be a tasty snack, they may also promote good-for-your-gut bacteria. New research suggests that these “good” bacteria could be contributing to the heart-health benefits of walnuts.

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Why Some Dogs Have More Intense Coats Than Others
News   Jan 16, 2020

Geneticists have discovered that copy number variations may provide the answer as to why some dogs have more intense coat colors than others.

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Concerns Over Mutations in Donors’ Stem Cells for Cancer Patients
News   Jan 16, 2020

A new study suggests that extremely rare, harmful genetic mutations present in healthy donors’ stem cells may be passed on to cancer patients receiving stem cell transplants.

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Geneticists Take a Closer Look at the Aging Eye
News   Jan 16, 2020

A lengthy-named gene called Elongation of Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Protein 2 or ELOVL2 is an established biomarker of age. In a new paper researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say the gene appears to play a key role in age-associated functional and anatomical aging in vivo in mouse retinas, a finding that has direct relevance to age-related eye diseases.

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Beauty Sleep Could Be Real, Say Body Clock Biologists
News   Jan 16, 2020

Biologists from The University of Manchester have explained for the first time why having a good night's sleep really could prepare us for the rigours of the day ahead.

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Study of Over 170,000 Individuals Identifies Genes Associated With High Alcohol Consumption
News   Jan 15, 2020

In a new research study published in the journal Science Advances, scientists from the University of Liverpool sought to identify specific genes that are associated with high levels of alcohol consumption.

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DNA Detectives in the Animal World
News   Jan 15, 2020

A new study suggests that sampling soil for animals’ left-behind DNA can provide valuable information for conservation efforts, with lower costs and time spent than currently used methods.

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