Biologists on Wednesday said the genetic machinery of humans, fruit flies and roundworms was similar in many surprising ways, a discovery that could help basic research into disease.
Starvation may affect the health of at least the next three generations, says a study.
Biologists has found that a wide range of nematodes, or roundworms, communicate using a recently discovered class of chemical cues.
Researchers did it by manipulating one particular gene in its DNA, known as daf-2.
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