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Most Risk for Autism Comes from Common Genetic Variation, Not Rare Genes

Most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of genes that are common in the population rather than from rare variants or spontaneous glitches. 6 more words


Genes mean that Chinese people get more severe flu symptoms

People who have a variant of the gene IFITM3 means that they get flu symptoms more severely, and this form of the gene is more common in China. 7 more words


You Have a New Bud. His Name is Fat. He Lives at CD36.

“Receptor for Tasting Fat Identified in Humans”

When I first skimmed this story, I could almost hear the collective “Duh.” 

To summarize, our tongues have tastebuds. 110 more words

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