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genes

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Biologists switch on gene, extend flies' lives 30 percent

UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.

By September 11, 2014

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Six IQ points smarter? There might be a gene for that

A pair of scientists say the KL-VS gene seems to not only prolong life but also to boost cognitive faculties.

By May 10, 2014

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Got the 'Star Wars' collector gene? Advice on turning droids to dollars

A rare "Empire Strikes Back" action figure just sold for $11,683, but "Star Wars" collector Steve Sansweet says fans wanting to gamble on collecting might not find the gold mine they're looking for.

By February 26, 2014

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Self-heal like Wolverine? Gene discovery might hold clues

In a discovery by a Harvard researcher, a reactivated gene found in embryos helps mice regrow clipped parts of their ears and toes. Could the "fountain of youth" gene hold promise for humans too?

By November 11, 2013

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Internet addiction fueled by gene mutation, scientists say

A variation in one gene, CHRNA4, is more prevalent among those who are addicted to being online than those who are not -- and is in fact significantly more common in women, say researchers.

By August 29, 2012

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Gene Simmons confirms Angry Birds KISS incoming

KISS frontman Gene Simmons has revealed there's a KISS-themed Angry Birds game in the works. Yup.

By February 4, 2012

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Gene Simmons and his cunning linguistics

The KISS musician, actor, and businessman drops by BOL to talk about his latest venture--a product that instantly translates what you type into another language. He calls it a "magic wand." He's kind of right.

By December 8, 2011

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Ep. 1569: Find love on Skout and fall in love with Gene Simmons (all over again)

On today's Most Epic Buzz Out Loud Episode Ever, we interview the founders of Skout.com and find out there's an easier way to find love and friendship all around you than the way you have to do it in Sweden. Also, how Verizon is trying to murder the Galaxy Nexus and Google is letting it. Plus, David Lucatch (don't get his name wrong, take it from me) and Gene Simmons (yes, THAT Gene Simmons) join us to talk about the magic wand that is Ortsbo. We'd believe it even if Gene didn't say so.

By December 8, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1569: Find love on Skout and fall in love with Gene Simmons (all over again) (Podcast)

On today's Most Epic Buzz Out Loud Episode Ever, we interview the founders of Skout.com and find out there's an easier way to find love and friendship all around you than the way you have to do it in Sweden. Also, how Verizon is trying to murder the Galaxy Nexus and Google is letting it. Plus, David Lucatch (don't get his name wrong, take it from me) and Gene Simmons (yes, THAT Gene Simmons) join us to talk about the magic wand that is Ortsbo. We'd believe it even if Gene didn't say so.

By December 8, 2011

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Startup Secret #1: Good genes

This is the first of Rafe Needleman's Startup Secrets, which will offer advice from people who've been there.

By December 6, 2011