According to a new study in Nature Genetics, men may have a higher rate of colorectal cancer than women because of a fault in the X chromosome, reports the UK Press Association. The defect in the chromosome is linked to reduced activity in the SHROOM2 gene, which controls cell development.
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The World Health Organization calls for the public release of clinical trial results within a year of the completion of data collection.
In Science this week: measles virus nucleocapsid structure, and more.
African and US health officials work to establish an Africa-wide Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nature has retracted a 2002 epigenetics paper for image manipulation.