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May 30, 2012
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Disease that Stunts Infants’ Growth Traced to Same Gene that Makes Kids Grow too Fast

Discovery ends UCLA scientist’s 20-year quest for cause of IMAGe syndrome The Caterpillar got down off the mushroom … remarking as it went, ‘One side will make you grow taller, and the other side will make you grow shorter.’ —Lewis … Continue reading

April 16, 2012
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International Team Uncovers New Genes That Shape Brain Size, Intelligence

*UCLA-launched partnership identifies genes that boost or lessen risk of brain atrophy, mental illness, Alzheimer’s disease* In the world’s largest brain study to date, a team of more than 200 scientists from 100 institutions worldwide collaborated to map the human … Continue reading

September 27, 2010
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Complexity Not So Costly After All, Analysis Shows

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The more complex a plant or animal, the more difficulty it should have adapting to changes in the environment. That’s been a maxim of evolutionary theory since biologist Ronald Fisher put forth the idea in 1930.