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New Book Offers Natural Hair Loss Solution
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New Book Offers Natural Hair Loss Solution

After turning 45, men across the country begin to suffer from an increase in hair loss. Many will agree that it is one of the biggest issues for men over 45. Well, good news for men who don't want to risk using supplements and chemicals. There is now a natural...
Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?
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Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

When Thomas Morgan began the lengthy research on Drosophila melanogaster, he can’t have known the potential of this tiny fruit fly. With his 1933 Nobel Prize, he gained his reward, but the animal flies on ---. It outcompetes its fellow lab animals in genetics ...
Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!
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Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Malaria is enough. But the range of human and animal misery that is transferred by Anophelesmosquitoes and their relatives is immense. To make an impact on the biggest killers on earth, such as the Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria, would be a tremendous...
How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas
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How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas

The diseases that emerge from Africa are many and successful. Now we know from published research that some of them are cross-infections (zoonoses) from our closest relatives living there. The 4 phylogenetic forms of the immunodeficiency virus AIDS are M, the ...
Spider bites and necrosis!
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Spider bites and necrosis!

Two spiders are featured in this paper. One is a spitting spider, Scytodes globula and the other a house spider, bites humans when it encounters them in warm places at night. Beware the bath towel ! We have encountered spitting spiders in the story on ants and...
On being the right size
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On being the right size

Wild house sparrows would seem to have little in common with our own survival rate. In fact, as all life forms become obviously much more closely related in some ways than we ever thought, many organisms have an obvious link between their size and survival. Si...
Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.
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Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

Evolution has provided us with invaluable information since the times of Mendel and Darwin. With the "deniers" becoming extinct completely people can at last be free to appreciate this knowledge for its own sake. From 1949, when infections proved to mould us i...
Has the mosquito had its Day?
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Has the mosquito had its Day?

The 119th World Mosquito Day, today, heralds no instant solution to the infections carried by our close friends, the females of various mosquito species. Here was the Asian tiger mosquito, pictured above, in case you see one, that has carried tropical dengue a...
Mountains of men in the Dinaric Alps-a study worthy of work in several more regions.
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Mountains of men in the Dinaric Alps-a study worthy of work in several more regions.

Tall people exist in many regions, sometimes influenced by the hybridisation encouraged by some of the great human migrations and movements. There is a set of genes or haplogroup that enables great height, encouraged by suitable nutrition and environment. The ...