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Albino Lab Mouse. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Genetically Modified Bacteria Keep Mice in Shape

The microbes appear to live in the gut and prevent obesity for up to four weeks. To feed mice with a genetically altered version of E. coli, a bacterium living naturally in human and mice guts, the researchers were capable of preventing mice from gaining weight in their efforts to design the microbes […]

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Can Y Chromosome Be Even Shorter?

Can Y Chromosome Be Even Shorter?

–Study Says 2 Y Genes Can Replace the Entire Y Chromosome in Assisted Mice Reproduction In human’s long evolution history, the Y chromosome keeps losing approximately 4.6 genes in every 1 million years. However, the shortening Y chromosome seems not to worry about this situation. Today, a group of U.S. […]

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Researchers Provide New Insights into Why Each Human Face is Unique

Researchers Provide New Insights into Why Each Human Face is Unique

Human face is as unique as a fingerprint—no one else looks exactly like you and even your twin can’t do that. The major cause for different looking of human faces is of course the difference in genes. However, recently, a new study by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s […]

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