Researchers have uncovered genetic variants associated with whether or not a woman experiences hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports. Some 70 percent of women experience hot flashes and night sweats, it notes.
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Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.
Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.
In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.