Genetics

Specific genetic variant may help prevent obesity

A preclinical study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators shows that a specific human genetic variant of a receptor that stimulates insulin release may help individuals resist obesity. The researchers discovered that this ...

Medical research

How organs of male and female mammals differ

The development of sex-specific characteristics is frequently seen in mammals. These characteristics stem from the activation of corresponding genetic programs that until now have been largely undescribed by the scientific ...

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