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Biologists construct a ‘periodic table’ for cell nuclei

A new classification system for cell nuclei has been unveiled classified by how chromosomes fold up to fit inside the nuclei of...

Genes for nose shape found

Image showing variation between nose shape and the specific genes responsible. Credit: Dr Kaustubh Adhikari, UCL Genes that drive the shape of human noses have...

Twin study finds that gut microbiomes run in families

Does host gentoype shape the microbiome? This visual abstract shows the findings of Goodrich et al. present a gut microbiome analysis of 1,126 twin...

Humans have faster metabolism than closely related primates, enabling larger brains

Chimpanzee. Adjusted for body size, on a daily basis humans consume 400 more calories than chimpanzees. Credit: © Patrick Bouquet / Flickr Loyola University Chicago...

Analysis of nearly 600,000 genomes for resilience project

As part of a global collaboration, scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Sage Bionetworks conducted the largest genome study...