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Have you ever wondered how our brains make sense of the world? The answer lies in the billions of specialized structures in our brain called neurons. Neurons are the fundamental building blocks for learning, memory, and movement....

Our DNA is the foundational instruction manual that our bodies use to create everything: from our fingernails to our beating hearts. But how does DNA, a molecule not visible to the eye, have so much...

Thank you to Catherine Nicholas, a graduate student at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, for writing this article about gene therapy. This article was edited by Tanya Brown, PhD, Research Program Manager and...