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Roundworm infection, or toxocariasis, is a zoonotic disease — a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Dogs and cats are the definitive hosts for the roundworm species that commonly cause human disease.
Study sheds light on the evolution of cheating and cooperative behaviors within different organisms

Study sheds light on the evolution of cheating and cooperative behaviors within different organisms

A genetic switch in brain cells can toggle between sex-specific states when necessary

A genetic switch in brain cells can toggle between sex-specific states when necessary

New study can help develop longevity-promoting drugs

New study can help develop longevity-promoting drugs

A fine balance between maintaining immunity and longevity

A fine balance between maintaining immunity and longevity

USC scientists may have found a path to extend human life

USC scientists may have found a path to extend human life

New mechanism that regulates balance between plant growth and defense revealed

New mechanism that regulates balance between plant growth and defense revealed

Subcellular chatter plays key role in regulating longevity

Subcellular chatter plays key role in regulating longevity