Rafael dos Anjos seeks to ‘reinvent’ himself at lightweight, still has unfinished business with Conor McGregor

Former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos will make his return to the lightweight division on Saturday night for the first time in almost exactly four years. But he’s not coming back to his old stomping ground for a sense of nostalgia. Instead, the 36-year-old Brazilian seeks a fresh start after spending his past eight fights […]

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Groundbreaking stem cell research could restore sight to people with macular diseases

Eye research charity Fight for Sight has announced funding for a ground-breaking stem cell research study which could reverse sight loss for people with macular diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and juvenile macular dystrophies. A team at King’s College London, led by Professor Rachael Pearson, are using mini retinas (retinal organoids), which are grown […]

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Study uses polygenic risk scores to determine schizophrenia risk in patients with chromosome deletion syndrome

A new study involving researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has uncovered genetic clues that may help identify which patients with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS) might develop schizophrenia. The findings, published in Nature Medicine, highlight the potential of polygenic scores, which account for the effects of numerous common genetic variants across the genome, […]

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