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Researchers discovered which genes are required for each stage of cell differentiation into neural stem cells and neurons, i.e. for brain development, and which of them are involved in diseases of the nervous system
A new model of human evolution suggests that Homo sapiens arose from many closely related populations rather than from a single group
Scientists have published draft results from a comprehensive research effort underway to capture all human genetic variation
A study in C. elegans worms found that a type of small RNA molecule is essential for slowing the rate of aging and prolonging the lives of animals with a damaged reproductive system
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