Smoking Linked to Loss of Y Chromosome in…

In a new study, published in Science, researchers at Uppsala University demonstrate an association between smoking and loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells. The researchers have previously shown that loss of the Y chromosome…

Vitamin May Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Dr. Samie Jaffrey (Photo credit: Robert EsselResearchers from Weill Cornell Medical College and the Gladstone Institutes have found a way to prevent noise-induced hearing loss in a mouse using a simple chemical compound that is…

Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Isolated for 70,000 Years

- The small non-migratory humpback whale population is genetically distinct, scientists find - Researchers recommend “Critically Endangered” status for isolated whales Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), the…