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Any multicellular animal, from a blue whale to a human being, poses a special challenge for evolution. Most of the cells in its body will die without reproducing; only a privileged few will pass their genes to the next generation.
Lead pipes once used routinely in municipal water distribution systems are a well-recognized source of dangerous lead contamination, but new research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests that the partial replacement of these pipes can make the problem worse.
Any multicellular animal, from a blue whale to a human being, poses a special difficulty for the theory of evolution.
WUSTL paleoanthropologist, colleagues develop artificial neural network model to predict location of fossil sites.
The human brain is bombarded with a cacophony of information from the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and skin. Now a team of scientists has unraveled how the brain manages to process those complex, rapidly changing, and often conflicting sensory signals to make sense of our world.
WUSTL geochemist helps analyze rare and beautiful meteorite found by a Missouri farmer.
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