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Skincare Routine that Works for Busy Moms

Any busy mom understands the value of time. There never seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything on a never-ending to-do list done. And, when you consider your priorities—taking care of your children, family, home, and work commitments—making time for self-care probably falls at the bottom of your list. (more…)

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Landmark genetic analysis identifies how woolly mammoth adapted to arctic life

The first comprehensive analysis of the woolly mammoth genome reveals extensive genetic changes that allowed mammoths to adapt to life in the arctic. Mammoth genes that differed from their counterparts in elephants played roles in skin and hair development, fat metabolism, insulin signaling and numerous other traits. Genes linked to physical traits such as skull shape, small ears and short tails were also identified. As a test of function, a mammoth gene involved in temperature sensation was resurrected in the laboratory and its protein product characterized. (more…)

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