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As part of our Autism Now series, below is an extended transcript excerpt, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Dr. Craig Newschaffer, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Drexel University, on the causes of autism.
Below is an extended transcript excerpt from the Autism Now series, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Dr. Martha Herbert, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, who discussed autism's causes and appeared in the third report in the…
As part of our Autism Now series of reports, below is an extended transcript excerpt, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Irva Hertz-Piccotto, chief of the division of environmental health at U.C Davis and a faculty member at the…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Cheek swabs, taste buds tests and tongues dyed blue -- it's all part of an experiment on taste genetics at the Denver Museum of Science and Nature. Reporter Rebecca Jacobson took a test drive through the tasting process.
By Arts Desk
It's just after closing on a Friday night at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington. In the darkened auditorium, a jazz quintet is building a rhythmic floor on a soft, steady percussion line and lilting piano chords.
By PBS NewsHour
To poets, love might be a many-splendored thing. But in neuroscientist Larry Young's lab, love is biochemistry.
Scientists have for the first time mapped the entire genome of a cancer patient, in the process finding eight new genetic mutations that led to the woman's leukemia.
Scientists have coined a new term -- geroscience -- to describe research that aims to slow down aging and delay the onset of age-related diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Researchers are studying the underlying genetic causes of aging and effects…
Scientists reported Tuesday that they had succeeded in making human skin cells mimic embroynic stem cells, potentially bypassing the ethical debate over embryonic stem cell use. A cell biologist discusses the research behind the advance.
Researchers have made new discoveries about genetic complexity by decoding one man's DNA. Geneticist Craig Venter, whose DNA was decoded, talks about the significance of the findings.
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