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Scientists find cause of facial widening defects

Widening across the forehead and nose occurs when loss of cilia at the surface of the cells disrupts internal signaling and causes two GLI proteins to stop repressing midfacial growth. Ching-Fang Chang and Samantha Brugmann ...

Nov 01, 2016
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New genes associated with extreme longevity identified

Centenarians show successful aging as they remain active and alert at very old ages. Scientists at Stanford University and the University of Bologna have begun to unravel the basis for longevity by finding genetic loci associated ...

Dec 17, 2015
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PLoS Genetics

PLoS Genetics is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that reflects the interdisciplinary nature of genetics and genomics research by publishing contributions in all areas of biology. The journal is indexed in PubMed Central, PubMed, and ISI Web of Knowledge.

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