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A study by Dr. Chung-I Wu looks at how dogs domesticated and evolved from wolves.
A clinical trial at the University of Chicago Medicine aims to find new ways of preventing type 2 diabetes with medications normally used for people who have had full-blown diabetes for at least one year.
Angelina Jolie, big data, hypertension and more in this week's LabBook.
The Bionimbus Protected Data Cloud project helps cancer genetics researchers avoid reinventing the big data wheel.
Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy sheds light on the difficult choice facing women at genetic risk for breast cancer.