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How Beneficial Gut Bacteria Thrive On Breastmilk

Different strains of beneficial gut bacteria have evolved independent mechanisms to make the most of the sugars found in breastmilk.

Dopamine Keeps Movements Smooth

Researchers have shown that dopamine D1 receptors maintain the flow of information in the brain for smooth movements.

Finding A Place For Exotic Elements In The Periodic Table

The first accurate measurements of lawrencium's ionization potential throw up new questions on its position in the periodic table.

Aggressive Tumors Help Prepare Distant Organs For Cancer Spread

Researchers have identified key signaling molecules that are part of the advance teams that tumors form to ready the lung for cancer spread.

Mystery Of Turtle Shell Origin Solved

A team of Japanese researchers has solved the long-standing mystery of how the turtle shell originated.