Social SciencesNov 25 - New biological methods used to trace the evolutionary history of kinship patterns shed new light on how societies developed as farming spread across the globe during the Neolithic, according to new research by a UCL-led international team.
Life Sciences Nov 25

The team already knew that some people with autism were deficient in a gene called neurexin-II. To investigate whether the gene was associated with autism symptoms, the Leeds team studied mice with the same defect.

Medicine Nov 25

Queensland researchers have led an international effort to uncover the gene behind a young Brisbane boy's rare developmental condition, in a discovery his family hopes will pave the way for future treatments.

Medicine Nov 25

Our structure (research) - Impact of our research - Postgraduate research - 25 Nov 2014 - Scientists at the University of Manchester have discovered a potential weakness in cancer's ability to return or become resistant to treatment, by targeting the 'fuel' part of stem cells which allows tumours to grow.

Medicine Nov 24

Heavy alcohol consumption during pregnancy has long been linked to a range of developmental problems and birth defects including fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), low birth weight, and preterm delivery, but a new study from Yale and Brown University shows that low to moderate alcohol consumption is not associated with an increased risk of specific birth outcomes and measures of fetal growth.

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