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Video. For a movie that isn't coming out until June next year, you think we'd have to wait longer to see the first full-length trailer. But that's not Marvel's style with Captain America. Civil War. The first trailer just debuted on Jimmy Kimmel Live in the US, and it's awesome.
In what sounds like a plot line from a BioShock game, a team of biologists has coaxed an animal into growing a new head and brain resembling those of a different species. The bizarre accomplishment adds to a growing body of research highlighting the importance of non-DNA factors -- collectively known as the 'epigenome' -- in determining the most fundamental aspects of an organism's anatomy.
Worms infected by bacteria often start showing signs of serious nerve damage in the brain. If a worm happens to be infertile, it can weather an infection without damage to its neurons. Scientists hope that figuring out why infertility and resistance to nerve damage are linked might help us someday fight human diseases like Alzheimer's or Parkinsons.