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Measuring head circumference (also known as occipito-frontal circumference) is a significant part of the proper evaluation of a child’s growth and development, as it represents a direct indication of head growth. Therefore deviations from normal head growth may reveal certain congenital or acquired problem.
A single mutation can enhance the virulence of Zika virus

A single mutation can enhance the virulence of Zika virus

Researchers determine major protein complexes that cause ribosome production

Researchers determine major protein complexes that cause ribosome production

Review: Transmission, origin, pathogenesis, animal model and diagnosis of Zika virus

Review: Transmission, origin, pathogenesis, animal model and diagnosis of Zika virus

Earlier known protein complex acts as a centriole stabilizer, says study

Earlier known protein complex acts as a centriole stabilizer, says study

Researchers unravel impacts of protein BRD4 on how DNA folds

Researchers unravel impacts of protein BRD4 on how DNA folds

Study finds a correlation between zika-induced neurological complications and Gas6 protein

Study finds a correlation between zika-induced neurological complications and Gas6 protein

Study identifies a signaling protein that controls the assembly of mitochondria

Study identifies a signaling protein that controls the assembly of mitochondria

Enzyme in fruit fly larvae plays key role in waking up brain stem cells

Enzyme in fruit fly larvae plays key role in waking up brain stem cells

Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause severe abnormalities in the fetus

Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause severe abnormalities in the fetus

Virginia Tech scientists reveal molecular cause underlying rare genetic disorder

Virginia Tech scientists reveal molecular cause underlying rare genetic disorder

Discovering a Protein that Controls Brain-Blood Vessel Development

Discovering a Protein that Controls Brain-Blood Vessel Development

Study finds impact of specific gene on neurodevelopment, causing ASD and macrocephaly

Study finds impact of specific gene on neurodevelopment, causing ASD and macrocephaly