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Scientists Home in on the Human 'Sociability' Gene

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Researchers have grown the neurons of people with Williams syndrome to help understand the genes involved with being sociable. Read More
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Rare Gene Mutation Linked with High MS Risk

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http://feedproxy.google.com — People with a rare genetic mutation are very likely to develop a severe form of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study finds. Read More
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'Jumping gene' took peppered moths to the dark side in Industrial Revolution

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Researchers have identified and dated the genetic mutation that gave rise to the black form of the peppered moth, which spread rapidly during Britain's industrial revolution. Read More
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World's largest coral gene database created

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Scientists have conducted the world's most comprehensive analysis of coral genes, focusing on how their evolution has allowed corals to interact with and adapt to the environment. Read More
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Fluorescent jellyfish gene sheds light on 'fitness landscape'

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — By studying more than 50,000 variants of a jellyfish gene, researchers have drawn a detailed picture of how changes in that gene affect its function. Read More
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First gene linked to temperature sex switch identified

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — The sex of many reptile species is set by temperature. New research identifies the first gene associated with temperature-dependent sex determination in any reptile. Variation at this gene in snapping turtles contributes to geographic differences in the way sex ratio is influenced by temperature. Understanding the genetics of sex determination could help predict how reptiles will evolve in respon Read More
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High Anxiety Risk in Adolescence Linked to One Gene

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Anxiety disorders tend to first show up during the teen years, and now researchers say they may have found one reason why. Read More
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'Schizophrenia Gene' Discovery Sheds Light on Possible Cause

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk of schizophrenia, and they say they have a plausible theory as to how this gene may cause the devastating mental illness. Read More
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