Reporting in Nature Medicine, researchers at Yeshiva University have used transgenic mice to turn on a process that helps keep the liver of older mice young and healthy.
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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect.
DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.
As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researchers says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.
In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.