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Old Mouse, Young Mouse
Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Meet the new AI tool that may help researchers to develop reliable biomarkers of aging by analyzing photos of mice.
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Jim Daley | May 1, 2018
Researchers at the Rare Genomics Institute look at how families finance the cost of diagnostic exome sequencing.
13-Million-Person Family Tree Reveals Stories of Human History
Ashley Yeager | Mar 2, 2018
Crowdsourced data from Geni.com, which includes the actor Kevin Bacon, answers questions about marriage, migration, and more.
A Snake Species Not Seen Alive for 64 Years Appears in Brazil
Ignacio Amigo | Jun 1, 2017
Locals helped researchers find the extremely rare boa.
Pooling Consumer Genetic Data, Researchers ID Links to Depression
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 2, 2016
Access to data from thousands of genotyping customers helped scientists detect novel associations with the disorder across the genome.
Aimee Swartz | Mar 1, 2015
Statisticians who normally crunch numbers to forecast trends in the food-service industry turn their attention to bettering treatment of ALS.