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According to Dr. Benjamin Mayne, an Environomics Future Science postdoctoral researcher at the Indian Oceans Marine Research Centre of CSIRO, it is crucial to understand lifespan in order for better wildlife management, bio-security, and conservation. The method used for the estimation of the maximum lifespan clock is mostly based …

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Neanderthals are some of the earliest humans to share an ancestor that was originally from Africa. However, they evolved differently as a species hundreds of thousands of years ago. When Homo Sapiens first emerged in Africa close to 300,000 years ago, it is believed that Neanderthal ancestors were already …

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As per a recent study by Dr. Kaitlin Wade from the University of Bristol. It has been discovered that a particular type of bacteria in the gut microbiome can increase the risk of bowel cancer by 2% to 15%. This bacteria is known as Bacteroidales in medical terms. And is …

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People with Alzheimer’s gene start to show signs from the age of 40 and by the time they hit 60, their thinking ability and memory completely deteriorates. However, recently a woman with an active Alzheimer’s gene did not show any sign of the disease till her 70s. Her …

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Genetic variation that is present in the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) has recently been studied in the light of treatment options for nervous disorders concerning mental health such as anxiety and depression. Genetic variation of the SLC6A4 is reported to be affecting the anxiety and depression disorders and such that …

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