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Eating chocolate every day is good for your brain, too

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To protect the global milk supply, Cornell and IBM use genetic sequencing and bioinformatics

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DayTwo raises $12 million to roll out personalized nutrition based on the gut microbiome

In Israel, DayTwo, a leader in microbiome-health management, completed a $12.0 million Series A financing round to broaden and deepen its lead in evidence-based,...

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