Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.
UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente researchers to study whether degenerative eye diseases offer clues to who will develop Alzheimer’s.
Scientists find 19 variations suggestive of positive selection, and likely introduced in prehistoric times through interbreeding with Neanderthals or Denisovans.
Skin expresses its own photoreceptors using a previously mysterious member of the opsin gene family, neuropsin.
An Amazon Echo or Google Home device can use white noise to soothe sleeping babies and detect breathing abnormalities.
Investigators hope leading-edge scientific studies will translate into therapies for difficult-to-treat skeletal muscle disorders, as well as heart muscle damage
Newborns with this genetic mutation succumb suddenly to heart failure because they are unable to process milk.
Most pre-medical students surveyed reported they had accepted or seen someone else accept handouts from pharmaceutical company representatives.
Individual acts of violence have cumulative, far-reaching physical and mental effects on victims and communities, researchers write.
Philanthropists Lynn and Mike Garvey establish The Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to investigate the effects of aging, trauma and addiction.