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January 23, 2013
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Lack of Key Enzyme in the Metabolism of Folic Acid Leads to Birth Defects

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that the lack of a critical enzyme in the folic acid metabolic pathway leads to neural tube birth defects in developing embryos. It has been known for … Continue reading

August 26, 2012
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More Sophisticated Wiring, Not Just a Bigger Brain, Helped Humans Evolve Beyond Chimps

Human and chimp brains look anatomically similar because both evolved from the same ancestor millions of years ago. But where does the chimp brain end and the human brain begin? A new UCLA study pinpoints uniquely human patterns of gene … 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