Six Things to Serve Your Neanderthal Guest for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017
Neanderthals were actually quite similar to modern humans and exhibited complex social behaviors, so what would you feed a Neanderthal for Thanksgiving.
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Study Finds Genetic Links for Vulnerability to Common Infectious Diseases

September 19, 2017
23andMe research finds genetic associations for vulnerability to the most common infectious diseases.
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SNPwatch: Two Studies Connect More Immune System Genes to Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 12, 2010
Rheumatoid arthritis is a common autoimmune disease in which the individual’s own immune system attacks the lining of the joints, causing stiffness and muscle aches. Like other autoimmune diseases, development...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Association Study of Leprosy Yields New Insights into an Ancient Disease

December 16, 2009
Leprosy is a chronic, disabling disease caused by a bacterium (Mycobacterium leprae) that infects only humans and armadillos. The disease affects the skin and peripheral nerves, leading to sores, numbness...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation May Help Immune System Put Up Just The Right Amount Of Fight

June 12, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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