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Parents are pushing for more states in the US to include adrenoleukodystrophy, a rare brain disease, as part of newborn genetic screening tests, NPR reports.

Adrenoleukodystrophy, which primarily affects boys between the ages of 4 and 10, can be treated with bone marrow transplants if the condition is caught early. The earlier the treatment, NPR says, the better its chances of working.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

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