News tagged with human evolution
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Humans inherit more than three times as many mutations from their fathers as from their mothers, and mutation rates increase with the father's age but not the mother's, researchers have found in the largest study of human ...
Genetics Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The frontal lobes are the largest part of the human brain, and thought to be the part that expanded most during human evolution. Damage to the frontal lobeswhich are located just behind and above the ...
Neuroscience Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Loyola researchers are taking advantage of a quirk in the evolution of fruit fly genes to help develop new weapons against cancer.
Genetics Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mutations in HIV that develop during the first few weeks of infection may play a critical role in undermining a successful early immune response, a finding that reveals the importance of vaccines targeting regions of the ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Inner Mongolia Agricultural University (IMAU), Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (IMUN) and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, jointly announced the first complete sequencing of Mongolian genome. ...
Genetics Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Human genes are preferentially encoded by codons that are less likely to be mistranscribed (or "misread") into a STOP codon. This finding by Brian Cusack and colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics ...
Genetics Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Increased transportation of live pigs appears to have driven an increase in the diversity of swine influenza viruses found in the animals in Hong Kong over the last three decades, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Obesity is socially contagious, according to research published in the past few years. How it is "caught" from others remains a murky area. But findings from Arizona State University researchers published online May 5 in ...
Health May 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 2 |
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