Mutations: not just in overt cancer
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Mutations: not just in overt cancer, the hotspot lights up earlier

  Mutations in healthy tissue are known as somatic mutations. As people age, mutations in their DNA slowly build up.  Because cancer is the result of an accumulation of genetic mutations, understanding how these add up over […]

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Autism new drug: unravel, unpack, unsilence.

It has long been presumed that there is a common cause at the genetic, cognitive, and neural levels for autism’s characteristic triad of symptoms. Autism has a strong genetic basis, although the genetics of autism are complex; […]

Memoria: un ormone insospettato, un mediatore nascosto
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Memory plots: an hidden broker, an hormone beyond suspicion

The problem of memory loss motivates researchers to try to better understand how the brain works, how memories are consolidated and how and why we lose them. Being able to maintain our memories allows us […]

Microbiota intestinale: come previene il tumore del colon
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Gut microbiota: how it could directly prevent colorectal cancer

New research, published in the journal Nature Communications, shows how our diet affects bacteria in our gut, which, in turn, can alter the behavior of our genes and the risk of cancer. The good bacteria […]