Welcome to the latest human mouse chimeras

A chimera was a mythological animal in the Antique Greece, but now a biological chimera is…

A common gene variant associated with short height in peruvians

Like intelligence, height is genetically determined, however there are thousands of genes implicated in height determination.…

Look at the heart’s brain in 3D

The brain could be said to be an ubiquitous organ. So much so, that in the…

Genetic risk for Alzheimer’s also predisposes for COVID-19 infection

It seems that the genetic risk of an APOE4 variant in the APOE gene, not only…

Why do (some) animals get tipsy?

Humans are not the only animals with a taste for alcohol. It has been described in…

A mutation could protect from familiar Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

A reported case study in a colombian woman, member of a family carriers of a mutation…

Gene therapy safe and potentially effective against colour blindness

Gene therapy was a 90s hit. The most promising medical advance of the decade was almost…

Gene modification drives 500% life extension in worms

Believe it to not, little worms (C.elegans) are an useful tool for researchers studying aging. Specially,…

A protein family linked to health benefits of exercise

We all know exercise is important to be healthy, every doctor in the world would tell…

A bacteria behind celiac disease?

I am sure you know people who have decided to go gluten free because they want…