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The consequences of climate change on Dengue fever distribution

Changing habitats resulting from climate change mean that certain diseases may find homes in new countries, Dengue fever may be one such vector-borne disease

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Not quite Fragile X: probing the premutation

Understanding the impact of the Fragile X premutation, from the spectrum of symptoms to treatment challenges

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Bridging gaps in breast cancer research

Discussing the gap analysis published in Breast Cancer Research, we find out about current gaps and future challenges

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Podcast transcript: bridging the gaps in breast cancer research

Discussing the gap analysis published in Breast Cancer Research, we find out about current gaps and future challenges

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Focus on rare diseases: from skeletal dysplasia to Prader-Willi syndrome

At the American Society for Human Genetics conference, we caught up with leaders in rare disease research

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Induced pluripotent stem cells: next steps for neuroregeneration

What more is needed to apply iPS technology to neural disease models for the generation of new therapies? Hideyuki Okano answers.

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Sir David Weatherall on malaria

Sir David Weatherall recounts how his research in thalassemia led to an interest in malaria and advances in the field during his career

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What exactly can genetics tell us about autism?

Martin Raff answers ‘What has genetics told us about autism spectrum disorders?’ as part of the BMC Biology ‘Open questions in biology’ series

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Movement to music: probing involuntary movement disorders

Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders on musicians dystonia, myoclonus, and neurological and psychiatric models of disease

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The regenerative power of planarians

What can flatworms tell us about regeneration? Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado answers and addresses open questions in the field