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People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests.
Genetic changes that occur in patients with the bowel condition Crohn's disease could hold clues to fighting the illness.
Laboratory-grown replacement organs have moved a step closer with the completion of a new study.
Findings about how bacteria cooperate to cause infection may help spot diseases that might jump from animals to people.
The darker side of meerkats – which sees them prevent their daughters from breeding, and kill their grandchildren – is explained in a new study.
Rising global temperatures could increase the amount of carbon dioxide naturally released by the world's oceans, fueling further climate change, a study suggests.
Preschoolers can be smarter than college students at figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work because they’re more flexible and less biased than adults in their ideas about cause and effect
Atlantic salmon production could be boosted by a new technology that will help select the best fish for breeding.
New insights into how the cells in our bodies divide could improve our knowledge of a condition linked to cancer.
Altruistic workers in social insect colonies – such as ants, bees and wasps – are more likely to be female, because their maternal instincts make them better at caring for the queen's offspring.
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