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Dogs and humans more closely linked than previously thought - scientists discover surprising DNA similarity -
Lead scientist Dr Luis Coelho, from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, said: "We found many similarities between the gene content of the human and dog gut microbiomes. "The results of this comparison suggest that we are ...
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Eyebrow-Raising Finding on Communication Evolution - WebMD

TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Highly expressive eyebrows likely played a big role in humans' evolutionary success, researchers report. Early ancestors of humans had a large, bulging brow ridge -- a permanent signal of dominance and ...
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Common Meds May Help Spur Antibiotic Resistance - WebMD

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-quarter of non-antibiotic medicines inhibit the growth of bacteria in the human gut and may contribute to antibiotic resistance, new research suggests. Many species of bacteria live in the human ...


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WebMD: Salvia 'Drug Du Jour' for Some Teens
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News article on young adults using the hallucinogenic herb Salvia divinorum causing concern among parents, medical professionals, and lawmakers.