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Scientists at the University of Cambridge working with the Weizmann Institute have created primordial germ cells – cells that will go on to become...
Researchers identify health benefits beyond longer lifespans. A new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers...
Researchers believe they’re on track to solve the mystery of weight gain—and it has nothing to do with overeating. They discovered that a protein,...
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that resveratrol, the red-wine ingredient once touted as an elixir of youth,...
Previous studies of hair loss have identified signals from the skin that help prompt new phases of hair growth. However, how different types of cells...
A common over-the-counter drug that tackles pain and fever may also hold keys to a longer, healthier life, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife...
Sparks literally fly when a sperm and an egg hit it off. The fertilized mammalian egg releases from its surface billions of zinc atoms in "zinc...
White adipose tissue stores excess calories as fat that can be released for use in other organs during fasting. Mammals also have small amounts of...
As a fundamental unit of life, the cell is central to all of biology. Better understanding how complex cells evolved and work promises new...
The chance of a male fathering offspring may not be a simple race to the egg, but is influenced by the length of the male's sperm, say scientists...

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