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Presence of XX sex chromosomes increases risk of heart attacks and coronary artery disease

Presence of XX sex chromosomes increases risk of heart attacks and coronary artery disease

Large study quashes idea of “gay gene”

Large study quashes idea of “gay gene”

Simple technique to choose the sex of offspring by separating X and Y sperm

Simple technique to choose the sex of offspring by separating X and Y sperm

Rettsyndrome.org funds research that will benefit boys and girls with MECP2-related disorders

Rettsyndrome.org funds research that will benefit boys and girls with MECP2-related disorders

Sussex scientists discover new genetic defect that causes intellectual disability

Sussex scientists discover new genetic defect that causes intellectual disability

New gene therapy cures babies with fatal 'Bubble Boy' disease

New gene therapy cures babies with fatal 'Bubble Boy' disease

Research unravels possible factor for female bias in lupus

Research unravels possible factor for female bias in lupus

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

People born with short telomeres found to have short-lived immune system cells

People born with short telomeres found to have short-lived immune system cells

Study finds novel opportunity for treating subgroup of cancer patients with MSI-H tumors

Study finds novel opportunity for treating subgroup of cancer patients with MSI-H tumors

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens

Immune system errors linked to development of childhood leukemia

Immune system errors linked to development of childhood leukemia

Study: Female birds have longer, healthier lifespan when they have help raising offspring

Study: Female birds have longer, healthier lifespan when they have help raising offspring

Chemistry researchers patent new method for making anti-leukemia compounds

Chemistry researchers patent new method for making anti-leukemia compounds

MIT announces creation of the Alana Down Syndrome Center

MIT announces creation of the Alana Down Syndrome Center

Researchers determine factors that cause stress development in the human body

Researchers determine factors that cause stress development in the human body

Study sheds new light on early development of embryos

Study sheds new light on early development of embryos

Radiation after surgery in children with ependymoma nearly triples survival rate

Radiation after surgery in children with ependymoma nearly triples survival rate

Research on mosaic embryos gives new hope to people seeking infertility treatments

Research on mosaic embryos gives new hope to people seeking infertility treatments

Second-ever case of semi-identical (sesquizygotic) twins

Second-ever case of semi-identical (sesquizygotic) twins