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Cryopreservation – News and Features

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Regularly Salting Your Food Could Increase Your Risk of Stomach Cancer

In a new study, participants who said they regularly salted their food were 41% more likely to develop stomach cancer than those who left their saltshakers untouched.
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Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle Can Offset Genetic Risks by 60%

The first-of-its-kind study assessed the health data of 353,742 people from the UK Biobank to determine how their lifestyle habits and genes affected their health.
Fruit and vegetables.

Healthy, Balanced Diet Linked to Superior Brain Health

New research has highlighted the profound link between dietary choices and brain health. The research showed that a healthy, balanced diet was linked to superior brain health, cognitive function and mental wellbeing
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Robot Can Offer a Helping Hand in Genetics Research

Researchers have constructed a robot that uses machine learning to fully automate a complicated microinjection process used in genetic research.
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Machine Learning Reveals Sex Disparities in Heart Disease Diagnosis

Women are less likely to be diagnosed with cardiovascular disorders. Now, scientists have used machine learning to build new and improved models, which could especially improve risk prediction for women.
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Industry Insight

Sequencing Life To Conserve Biodiversity

Neil Ward tells us about the role that genomics can play in conserving biodiversity and how innovative technologies such as HiFi sequencing are helping biodiversity projects.
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Genetic Predisposition for Higher Muscle Strength Could Lower Disease Risk

A genetic predisposition for higher muscle strength predicts a longer lifespan and a lower risk for developing common diseases, reports a new study.
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Is Left-Handedness Tied to Your Genetics? Possibly, New Study Suggests

Why are some people right-handed, while others are left-handed? A new study has found left-handed people carry a specific genetic variation at a higher rate than righties.
A mouse embryo (blastocyst) that has paused its development due to nutrient depletion.

Nutrient Depletion Postpones Embryonic Development in Mice

Researchers at the Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China, have discovered how nutrient depletion is sensed by embryos growing in hungry mouse mums to induce diapause.
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Physical Activity in the Evening Is Linked to Greater Health Benefits

Undertaking the majority of daily physical activity in the evening is linked to the greatest health benefits for people living with obesity, according to researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia.