Whether or not mosquitoes like to snack on your blood may be due in part to your genetics, according to a team led by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Body odor, they note, has been thought to play a role in determining what mosquitoes find appealing.

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The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

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