There is no 'gay gene,' major study concludes

There's no such thing as a single "gay gene" that drives a person's sexual behavior, concludes the largest genetic study ever conducted on the issue.

Oncology & Cancer

Mini-colons advance colorectal cancer research

In a breakthrough for cancer research, scientists at EPFL have created lab-grown mini-colons that can accurately mimic the development of colorectal tumors, offering a powerful new tool for studying and testing treatments ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research links prison time with increase of TB

Tuberculosis, the main cause of death due to a single pathogen globally, causes more than 1.5 million deaths each year. New research from the University of Cincinnati finds that being in prison or being a former prisoner ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research could predict deaths based on shopping habits

Research from Nottingham University Business School is one step closer to helping to predict deaths from respiratory diseases by analyzing the shopping habits of customers in local authority areas across England.


How plant-derived nutrients can affect the gut and brain

Can plant-derived nutrients alter gut bacteria to affect brain function? Scientists from the University of Leipzig Medical Center, the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Helmholtz Center for ...

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