NIH researcher Roberto Romero describes the recent discovery of genetic elemetns that contribute to the risk of preterm birth.
By Bob Grant | May 1, 2013
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By Bob Grant
Cross-species trysts likely spread human papillomavirus (HPV) to Homo sapiens, according to new research.
By Tracy Vence
Members of the Exome Aggregation Consortium launch the Genome Aggregation Database.
By Jef Akst
The tails of polygamous deer mice sperm have longer midsections than the sperm tails of monogamous individuals of a similar species, and this correlates with improved swimming and competitive ability.
This is not sustainable.
Genetic analyses lay to rest conspiracy theories about death of Belgian King Albert I, who lost his life in a rock climbing accident more than 80 years ago.
Bacteria inhabit most tissues in the human body, and genes from some of these microbes have made their way to the human genome. Could this genetic transfer contribute to diseases such as cancer?
Viruses are responsible for the majority of archaea deaths on the deep ocean floors, scientists show.
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