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Peak cognitive skills not strictly a feature of youth, study finds March 19, 2015 | Editor's Pick Popular By Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer New research is changing long-held ideas of how our minds age, painting a richer picture of different cognitive skills peaking across a lifetime, with at least one — vocabulary — peaking

Regenerative Medicine: Cas9 Approach And Activating Genes On Demand

By News Staff Science 2.0| March 4th 2015 05:12 P Gene expression, the process by which our DNA provides the recipe used to direct the synthesis of proteins and other molecules, is how we develop and survive. To-date, science has made breathtaking progress, studying one single gene at a time, but a new approach developed