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Week in Review: March 10–14
Week in Review: March 10–14
Tracy Vence | Mar 14, 2014
Whole-genome sequencing in the clinic; blood-based biomarkers predict future cognitive problems; how some pain meds inhibit bacterial growth; ResearchGate launches Open Review
Origins of Lactase Persistence in Africa
Origins of Lactase Persistence in Africa
Ashley P. Taylor | Mar 13, 2014
Large-scale sequencing effort confirms several mutations that confer lactase persistence in Africans, while haplotype analysis sheds light on the trait’s origins.
More than Calcium
More than Calcium
Tracy Vence | Jan 22, 2014
Ancient DNA analysis suggests that calcium and vitamin D deficiencies were not the only reasons that may have driven Neolithic Iberian people to drink milk.
Breast Milk Programs Memory Skills
Breast Milk Programs Memory Skills
Ed Yong | Dec 1, 2013
Mouse mothers can improve their pups’ memories by altering levels of immune chemicals in their milk.
Re-sensitizing Resistant Bacteria
Re-sensitizing Resistant Bacteria
Dan Cossins | May 2, 2013
Researchers use a protein-lipid complex found in human breast milk to increase the activity of otherwise-ineffective antibiotics against drug-resistant pathogens.
2012 Labbies Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2012
Check out other memorable images and videos that were submitted to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.