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Emerging viral infections—from bird flu to Ebola to Zika infections—pose major threats to global public health, and understanding their origins can help investigators design defensive strategies against future outbreaks. A new study provides important insights on the potential origins of the most recent outbreak of viral pneumonia in China, whichRead More →

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Promoting the signalling pathway of reelin –an essential extracellular protein for the neuronal migration and synaptic plasticity- could be an effective therapeutical strategy to counterbalance the main cognitive, biochemical and behavioural alterations seen in Alzheimer’s and other pathologies associated with Tau protein, as shown in a new study with animalRead More →

A study led by the University of Bordeaux and the Dental Anthropology Group of the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), which has been published this week in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, reveals that the species Homo antecessor, found in level TD6 of the Gran Dolina siteRead More →

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The muscular system is responsible for the movement of the human body and muscles come in all shapes and sizes but.. which one is the strongest muscle in the body? In the muscular system, muscle tissue is categorized into three distinct types: Skeletal muscle: Skeletal muscles (also called voluntary muscles) are attached to bones by tendons andRead More →

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Sildenafil, sold first with the brand name Viagra in 1998 is a medication used to treat the symptoms of male sexual impotence problems. In addition, it is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply the lungs). After 2013, when the patent ofRead More →

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In 1972,  the geneticist Susumu Ohno formalized the term “junk DNA” to describe DNA that do not encode protein sequences or non-coding DNA. In 2000, scientists presented the Human Genome Project confirming that around 98% of the human genome had no apparent function. Therefore, only about 2 percent of DNARead More →


Darwin said that humans and monkeys have a common ancestor (around 5-10 million years ago), freaking out creationists by the fact that humans are apes. Therefore, humans sit on the same branch of the evolutionary tree as great ape species, such as chimpanzees, our closest living primate relative. By comparingRead More →

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Immunoglobulins (Ig) or antibodies serve as key detection molecules in the immune system. Antibodies refers to proteins that are produced in B-lymphocytes by the body’s immune system in response to foreign substances or infections, including bacteria or viruses. There are five major classes (isotypes) of immunoglobulins: IgA (immunoglobin A) IgDRead More →