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Sibling hormone rivalry

By | November 11, 2005

New appetite-suppressing hormone derives from the same gene as 'hunger hormone' ghrelin

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Cell-death sex differences

By | November 10, 2005

Drosophila gene uses cell death to produce sexually dimorphic neural circuitry

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Worms sniff out harm

By | November 10, 2005

Serotonin signal warns Caenorhabditis elegans of toxic meal

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Beginnings of malaria vaccine?

By | November 8, 2005

Functional assays demonstrate promise of MSP3 target, a potential first step in a long process, according to scientists

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Seeing traits, close-up

By | November 7, 2005

Researchers dissect a quantitative trait to the single nucleotide level

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A flavor for fat?

By | November 2, 2005

Scientists identify the first candidate taste receptor for lipids in rodents

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Clues to cell death in ALS

By | November 1, 2005

Aggregations of misfolded proteins foretell cell death in ALS model

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Gene fusion identified in prostate cancer

By | October 28, 2005

Find is unusual in solid tumors, typically characterized solely by random genetic changes

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Red, fights, and blue

By | October 27, 2005

UK biologists spar over whether evolutionary psychology explains why wearing a colored uniform can give sportsmen a competitive edge

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Phase I of HapMap Complete

By | October 26, 2005

International consortium publishes most comprehensive catalog of human genetic variation to date

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