A pair of studies appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday has linked variants in the APOC3 gene to lower triglyceride levels and reduced risk of heart attack, the New York Times reports.
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NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.
Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.
An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
In PNAS this week: host contributors to typhoid fever risk, effects of obesity-related variants near TMEM18, and more.