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Scientists find that SARS-CoV-2 mutated rapidly, map out three different lineages in coronavirus family tree

The closest type of COVID-19 to the one in bats—type 'A', was present in Wuhan, but was not the city's predominant virus type.

10 Apr 2020 7:47 PM

What can salad dressing tell us about cancer?

Liquid-liquid phase separation is seen often in nature and is the reason why oil and vinegar separate in salad dressing.

22 Sep 2018 9:44 AM

Family genetics vital to understand autism progression

Study revealed total amount of rare mutations in person's genome can explain why individuals with 1 disease can have multiple symptoms.

08 Sep 2018 6:48 PM

A new weapon against epilepsy

We are what scientists call mosaics - bunches of cells that may have different genotypes buried deep within us.

28 Apr 2018 2:31 PM

Mutation in Zika virus in 2013 led to birth defects, study finds

The mutation in one of its structural proteins, called pRM, is believed to have arisen prior to the 2013 outbreak in French Polynesia.

29 Sep 2017 8:11 AM


Calf born with five legs believed to bring good luck in Assam

Hasan Ali says he has always had domesticated cows and buffaloes all his life but hasn't seen anything like this.

24 Aug 2017 7:00 PM

Scientists edit gene to erase disease in human embryos

According to researchers, method can potentially be used to prevent transmission of genetic disease to future generations.

03 Aug 2017 8:34 AM