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By comparing DNA recovered from two woolly mammoths with that from three modern-day Asian elephants, a team of scientists identified genetic variations unique to the mammoths that appear to be related to the mammoths' ability to survive in harsh arctic conditions.

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Just as militaries need to have trained, experienced soldiers ready for future wars, making sure that the immune system has enough battle-ready T cells on hand is important for fast-acting, more effective vaccines, according to Penn State researchers.

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Zinc plays an important role in a woman's ability to successfully breast-feed her child, according to health researchers.

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