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Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
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Obsessive-Compulsive Dogs May Help People
18 February 2014 12:15 pm
Tail-chasing, paw-licking canines with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are helping scientists better understand the complex anxiety disorder in humans, Discovery News reports. A study published this week in Genome Biology identifies four genes linked to OCD in canines that may also be present in people. The findings may pave the way for the development of better drugs, for both humans and dogs.
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