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UC Riverside researchers are part of new project to eliminate animal testing

UC Riverside researchers are part of new project to eliminate animal testing

Breakthrough research may help women extend their fertility windows

Breakthrough research may help women extend their fertility windows

U of M researcher wins $3.9 million NIH grant to study CMV vaccine strategies

U of M researcher wins $3.9 million NIH grant to study CMV vaccine strategies

Lab-grown brain organoids and the brains of preemie babies generate similar electrical impulses

Lab-grown brain organoids and the brains of preemie babies generate similar electrical impulses

A detailed map to understand how viruses infect human cells

A detailed map to understand how viruses infect human cells

Exposure to pesticides in the womb linked to changes in brain activity in adolescents

Exposure to pesticides in the womb linked to changes in brain activity in adolescents

Biologists discover the intricacies of 'on/off switch' that creates cell differentiation

Biologists discover the intricacies of 'on/off switch' that creates cell differentiation

Home births and hospital births equally safe, says large international study

Home births and hospital births equally safe, says large international study

USC scientists receive $12.5 million NIDCR grant for craniofacial research

USC scientists receive $12.5 million NIDCR grant for craniofacial research

Specialized psychiatric care helps woman with bipolar depression to achieve motherhood

Specialized psychiatric care helps woman with bipolar depression to achieve motherhood

Study shows urgent need for long-term follow up of Zika-exposed infants

Study shows urgent need for long-term follow up of Zika-exposed infants

Paradoxical outcomes for infants exposed to Zika in utero

Paradoxical outcomes for infants exposed to Zika in utero

Primary DENV or ZIKV infection has no effect on course of secondary infection in macaques

Primary DENV or ZIKV infection has no effect on course of secondary infection in macaques

Skin cancer risk falls with higher dietary vitamin A intake

Skin cancer risk falls with higher dietary vitamin A intake

Early neuroimaging essential for Zika-exposed infants

Early neuroimaging essential for Zika-exposed infants

High levels of vitamin A linked to reduced skin cancer risk

High levels of vitamin A linked to reduced skin cancer risk

Birthweight, height together may provide indication of heart health later in life

Birthweight, height together may provide indication of heart health later in life

New gene-editing study finds protective genes against Zika virus

New gene-editing study finds protective genes against Zika virus

Maternal proximity to oil and gas areas associated with congenital heart defects in babies

Maternal proximity to oil and gas areas associated with congenital heart defects in babies

Study explores pregnancy-related adverse events associated with acne medication

Study explores pregnancy-related adverse events associated with acne medication