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Marathon running: it’s all in the genes.


Okay, so it’s probably not all in the genes, but scientists have begun to track down the genes that are involved in creating runners who run ridiculous distances. Recently researchers in Australia found a mutation that changes muscle structure allowing greater endurance.

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To CNN or not to CNN, that is the question…


As the Democratic convention has finished up and the Republican one is getting ready to go, politics are on the mind of a lot of people. Are you one of them, or are you the type who couldn’t care less? Turns out that your genes could help decide if you plaster your car with political bumper stickers or don’t bother to turn out to vote.

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You’re lying, right?
My brain hurts!

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