Scientists determine the cause of cancer by its genetic signature

British researchers have drawn up an initial list of mutations whose purpose is to trace the triggers of specific cancers. This study may provide a better understanding of the origin…

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study shows alcohol drinking slows brain growth in adolescent monkeys

A study of primates showed that the equivalent of four drinks a day over a one-year period had dramatic effects on brain growth in adolescence. Although it is excessive consumption,…

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Suicide risk increases after a cancer diagnosis

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the incidence of suicidal death is higher among cancer patients than in the general population. New research…

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A source of methane possibly detected on Mars

The presence of methane in the Martian atmosphere has been confirmed by a new analysis of data from the Mars Express probe, researchers said, pointing out that this gas could…

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The very first picture of a black hole

The very first photo of a black hole, one of the most mysterious objects in the Universe, was presented to the world at a press conference held by officials of…

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