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Australian platypus research has implications for understanding the evolution of human sex determination

Australian platypus research has implications for understanding the evolution of human sex determination

High levels of a protein called LRP6 can make cancer cells more aggressive

High levels of a protein called LRP6 can make cancer cells more aggressive

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Key gene that impacts the timing of puberty

Key gene that impacts the timing of puberty

Potential new protein marker for prognosis of breast and ovarian cancer

Potential new protein marker for prognosis of breast and ovarian cancer

Blocking gene opens avenues for treating prostate cancer

Blocking gene opens avenues for treating prostate cancer

Discovery of new protein involved in regulating the second most commonly mutated tumor suppressor in human tumors

Discovery of new protein involved in regulating the second most commonly mutated tumor suppressor in human tumors

Genes affect how asthma patients respond to albuterol

Genes affect how asthma patients respond to albuterol

Gene mutation causes Parkinson's disease in some families

Gene mutation causes Parkinson's disease in some families

New evidence supports value of fruits and vegetables in reducing breast cancer risk

New evidence supports value of fruits and vegetables in reducing breast cancer risk

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Genetic research offers insight into Sjögren's syndrome and the general developmental machinery of the immune system

Genetic research offers insight into Sjögren's syndrome and the general developmental machinery of the immune system

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies

Organic molecules spontaneously organize themselves into large spherical structures

Organic molecules spontaneously organize themselves into large spherical structures

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Possible link between elevated calcium levels in older neurons and aging-related disorders of the brain

Possible link between elevated calcium levels in older neurons and aging-related disorders of the brain

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes