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Men with a rare disorder in which they carry extra female genes can still have children if they undergo a surgical procedure for collecting their sperm, according to a new study.
2009/9/21
Scientists working in seven countries announced on Sunday they had uncovered variants of three genes which play a role in Alzheimer's, a discovery that should throw open many new avenues for tackling this tragic, mind-killing disease.
2009/9/7
Researchers have found a gene that when blocked can keep mice from becoming obese, even if they consume a high-fat diet, new research released Thursday found.
2009/9/5
After six years of research and genome comparisons, a Taiwanese research team has found recently that three genetic loci, or positions on a chromosome, are associated with severe obesity in ethnic Chinese.
2009/8/22
Scientists have discovered a gene that helps a mother and daughter stay alert on about six hours sleep a night, two hours less than the rest of their family needs.
2009/8/15
British scientists claimed Wednesday to have created human sperm from embryonic stem cells for the first time, an accomplishment they say may someday help infertile men father children.
2009/7/9
Work or personal stress may make you want to pull your hair out, but it's cellular stress that actually turns it gray, a new study has found.
2009/7/6
A Taiwanese research team has made a breakthrough in the development of DNA-based vaccine patches that can replace invasive injections as a vaccine delivery method, an academic source said yesterday.
2009/6/25
Local researchers pioneer DNA-based  vaccine patches
U.S. researchers said on Thursday they had come up with the safest way yet to make stem-like cells using a patient's ordinary skin cells, this time by using pure human proteins.
2009/6/1
Researchers in Japan have identified a gene that appears to determine cyclical hair loss in mice and believe it may also be responsible for hair loss, or alopecia, in people.
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