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Cells recall the way they were

Adult tissues retain — and can recover — a memory of their early development, which might be a game-changer for cancer and regenerative medicine


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Sickly sweet

Sugar-sweetened drinks increase risk of mortality, especially in women


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Drop and give me 40

Pushup capacity could be no-cost way to assess cardio risks


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Finding our genomic clockwork

Harvard researchers discover a biomarker that can determine both chronological and biological age