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Social insects kill infected individuals for the benefit of the colony—and now a study has shown how they know who’s sick.

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Errors in segregation during cell division can lead to inflammation in daughter cells.

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A controversial hypothesis suggests that jellyfish may one day rule the oceans, and Mola mola may tell us if we are approaching a tipping point.

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image: Genetic Mutation Linked to Cot Death

Genetic Mutation Linked to Cot Death

By Catherine Offord | March 29, 2018

Alterations to a protein involved in breathing may help explain some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, a study finds.

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An analysis of 49 patient samples finds high proportions of false positives and misinterpretation.

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Last year, researchers claimed the gene-editing method had accuracy issues, but a new whole-genome sequencing analysis by the same team finds otherwise.

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The drugs’ disruption of the microbiome makes a subsequent flavivirus infection more severe.

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image: Bees’ Molecular Responses to Neonicotinoids Determined

Bees’ Molecular Responses to Neonicotinoids Determined

By Catherine Offord | March 22, 2018

Researchers pinpoint a protein that can metabolize at least one of the insecticides, highlighting a route to identifying compounds that are friendlier to the critical pollinators.

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A study finds that the vaccine’s effects wear off as a person ages, suggesting a need for booster shots.

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DNA analysis gives clues to how the ancient hominin’s population split and how they interacted with modern humans.

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