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Telomere length is indicator of blood count recovery in treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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The chemotherapy treatments necessary to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in children can be grueling on the body, and can cause health-related complications during therapy, as well as long down the road after remission. Children receiving chemotherapy for AML receive 4 to 5 intensive chemotherapy courses, and while some children recover quickly from each course, […]

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Similarities found in bee and mammal social organization

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New research shows similarities in the social organization of bees and mammals, and provides insight into the genetics of social behavior for other animals. These findings use sociogenomics — a field that explores the relationship between social behavior and the genome — to show strong similarities in socially genetic circuits common in honey bees and […]