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Women with mutations in the PALB2 gene have on average a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by the age of seventy.
Colorful LEDs made from a material known as perovskite could lead to LED displays which are both cheaper and easier to manufacture in future.
The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature.
A study published today has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measureable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia.
When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater than average risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects.
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New research reveals that brain damage affecting the insula – an area with a key role in emotions – disrupts errors of thinking linked to gambling addiction.
Video of magnetic field lines 'slipping reconnection' bring scientists a step closer to predicting when and where large flares will occur.
Reviewing over 20 years of neuroscience research into sex differences in brain structure, a Cambridge University team has conducted the first meta-analysis of the evidence, published this week in the prestigious journal Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.