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Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Added: 20.07.2019 18:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests.

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Added: 19.07.2019 22:11 | 26 views | 0 comments

This ASUS ROG STRIX (GL531GU-WB53) 15.6" Laptop, 9th Gen Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz (Turbo up to 4.1GHz), 8GB RAM, 512GB PCIE SSD and NVIDIA GeForce G ...

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Shedding light on darker parts of our genetic heritage

Added: 19.07.2019 15:21 | 23 views | 0 comments

More than half of our genome consists of transposons, DNA sequences that are reminiscent of ancient, extinct viruses. Transposons are normally silenced by a process known as DNA methylation, but their activation can lead to serious diseases. Very little is known about transposons but researchers in an international collaboration project have now succeeded for the first time in studying what happens when DNA methylation is lost in human cells. These findings provide new insight into how changes in DNA methylation contribute to diseases.

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Gene linked to severe liver damage

Added: 19.07.2019 14:18 | 22 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found that a gene known as AEBP1 may play a central role in the development, severity and potential treatment of liver disease. One of the study's major findings is that AEBP1 regulates the expression of a network of at least nine genes related to fibrosis: AKR1B10, CCDC80, DPT, EFEMP1, ITGBL1, LAMC3, MOXD1, SPP1, and STMN2.

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Botanists Discover New Tree Species in Tanzania

Added: 19.07.2019 13:36 | 19 views | 0 comments

An international team of researchers has discovered a new species of tree growing in the forests of the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. The newfound tree species belongs to the genus Mischogyne (family Annonaceae, tribe Monodoreae), a group of small- to medium-sized tropical trees and shrubs. Named Mischogyne iddii, the species grows up to 33-66 feet [...]


Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor

Added: 19.07.2019 1:29 | 8 views | 0 comments

President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor.

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Alzheimer's gene may impact cognitive health before adulthood

Added: 18.07.2019 23:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

A psychologist asserts that those carrying the APOE4 gene score lower on IQ tests during childhood and adolescence. And the effect was stronger in girls than in boys. APOE4 carriers are up to three times more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer's disease, which occurs in people 65 and older.

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Researchers use Twitter and AI to see who is hitting the gym

Added: 18.07.2019 23:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

A new study used machine learning to find and comb through exercise-related tweets from across the United States, unpacking regional and gender differences in exercise types and intensity levels.

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New research identifies gene that hides cancer cells from immunotherapy

Added: 18.07.2019 23:18 | 14 views | 0 comments

A team has identified a gene that could make immunotherapy treatments, specifically checkpoint inhibitors, work for a wider variety of cancer patients. The study found that when the DUX4 gene is expressed in cancer cells, it can prevent the cancer from being recognized and destroyed by the immune system.

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Genesis decline tied to licensing bump

Added: 18.07.2019 19:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Genesis' steep sales dropoff is largely a byproduct of the brand's accelerated separation from Hyundai.

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