I Took 9 Different Commercial DNA Tests and Got 6 Different Results

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How Cooperating Microbes Shaped Life on Earth

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In the Nucleus, Genes’ Activity Might Depend on Their Location

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Humans Should Faint Every Time We Stand Up, And Scientists Are Only Now Figuring Out What Saves Us

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College Athlete Dies of Rare Bacterial Illness Called ‘Forgotten Disease’

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A cure for cancer: how to kill a killer

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Incredible New Test Can Screen Your Blood For Every Single Known Bacterial Infection Simultaneously

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How Does Gaming Affect Your Body? We Actually Tried to Find Out

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A healthy lifestyle cuts stroke risk, irrespective of genetic profile

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Because of Anti-Vaxxers, 37 People in Europe Have Died of Measles This Year

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Salmonella loves hydrogen peroxide – and helps your body make more of it

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Two unborn babies’ spines repaired in womb in UK surgery first

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Why “Unchangeable” Definitions of Sex Based on Genitals Are Wrong, According to Science

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Nobody really knows what smoking pot does to your lungs

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Scientists find stem cell proliferation is controlled directly by nervous system

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Brain-eating amoebas are spreading—and that’s just as bad as it sounds

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Study firms up diet and depression link

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Bionic algae barrel through blood to deliver drugs

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Traces of mystery ancient humans found lurking in our genomes

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Researchers identify gene types driving racial disparities in myeloma

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Your Environment Could Be Changing Your IQ on a Genetic Level, Study Finds

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Human Immature Eggs Made From Blood Cells for the First Time

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Scientists identify genetic causes of mitochondrial diseases

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Unexpected Diversity Found in 16 New Lab Mouse Genomes

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Artificial Sweeteners are Toxic to Gut Bacteria, Study Shows

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Scientists Have Connected The Brains of 3 People, Enabling Them to Share Thoughts

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Cancer hijacks the microbiome to glut itself on glucose

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80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

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Worn-out cells eventually stop dividing

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Rare double-headed snake found in garden in Virginia

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We Might Have Just Discovered The Missing Link Between The Brain And Gut

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Scientists grow human esophagus in lab

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The brain predicts words before they are pronounced

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Chemists create circular fluorescent dyes for biological imaging

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Intestinal bacteria produce electric current from sugar

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Anti-inflammatory diet linked to reduced risk of early death

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BPA replacements in plastics cause reproductive problems in lab mice

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Hundreds of electricity-generating bacteria found, including pathogenic, probiotic and fermenting bacteria

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Reproductive hormones related to how attractive a woman smells

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Mitochondria come together to kill cancer cells

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Dairy consumption linked to lower rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality

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Blood Test Can Tell What “Time” It Is Inside Your Body

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Are Digital Devices Altering Our Brains?

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Study shows medical cannabis effective in treating a wide range of health conditions

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This is how the brain forgets on purpose

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Discovering the ancient origin of cystic fibrosis, the most common genetic disease in Caucasians

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Probiotics: If you don’t just just poop them out, they may muck up your guts

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In California, Human Breath Is a Cancer Risk

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Scientists Have Detected an Entirely New Visual Phenomenon in The Human Eye

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Too Good to Be True? A Nonaddictive Opioid without Lethal Side Effects Shows Promise

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Over fifth of meat tested in UK showed unspecified animal DNA

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Cheese played a surprisingly important role in human evolution

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