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Sex chromosome genes influence aggression andmaternal behavior, say UVa researchers

It has been well documented that, across human cultures and in most mammals, males are usually more aggressive and less nurturing than females. It's simple to blame male hormones, like testosterone, for male behavior such as aggression. But maybe it's in our genes, too. . Indeed such social behavior also has a genetic basis, according to new research on mice by neuroscientists at the University o...

H9N2 avian flu vaccine paired with adjuvant provokes strong human immune response at low doses

When combined with an immune-boosting substance called an adjuvant, low doses of an experimental vaccine against a strain of avian influenza (H9N2) provoked a strong antibody response in human volunteers, report scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. . The clinical trial of 96 adults was conducted at t...

UVa researchers seek to unlock broccoli's cancer fighting secret

After all these years, mom was right. She knew broccoli was good for you, she just didn't know it was this good. . .. Cross and her colleague Dennis J. Templeton, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of the UVa Department of Pathology have received a $1.3 million grant from the Nat...
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