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Heredity / Evolution

Heredity / Evolution

Exercise Hormone “Irisin” Could Have Therapeutic Effect on Covid-19 Patients

 Irisin is a hormone secreted from muscles in response to exercise. It can help maintain a healthy weight, slow aging, and improve cognition, among other powerful health benefits. Researchers fro......

Heredity / Evolution

Rodents' Skull Size is the Secret Behind Their Survivor Reputation

 Rodents may be animals that can be reservoirs of zoonotic diseases that can be transmitted to humans by touch or bite of the animal but they have long served as the preferred species for biomedi......

Heredity / Evolution

Genes that Drive or Delay Ovarian Cancer Identified

 Some factors that make a woman more likely to develop epithelial ovarian cancer are known but much less is known about what exactly causes most ovarian cancers. There are limited studies about r......

Heredity / Evolution

Gestational Diabetes May Accelerate Offspring’s Biological Age: Study

 Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy and can cause health problems to both the mother and the baby. It doesn’t mean that the woman had diabetes before sh......

Heredity / Evolution

Bones at a Bronze Age Battle Excavation Site Have a Lactose-Persistent Gene

 Lactase tolerance or lactase persistence - the ability of adults to digest lactose in milk – has changed our dietary habits for years. However, it remains a mystery how and when that abili......

Heredity / Evolution

Discovery of Rare “Singing” Dog May Teach Us About Human Vocal Learning

  The New Guinea Highland dog is native to the island of New Guinea. They are unique among their Canidae biological family because of their status as a rare representative of wild dogs, isol......