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Daniel M. Davis

Daniel M. Davis is currently a Professor of Immunology at the University of Manchester, UK, where he is the Director of Research at the Manchester Collaborative Center for Inflammation Research. He is the winner of the Oxford University Press/Times Higher Education Supplement Science Writing Prize (2000). He is the author of The Compatibility Gene: How Our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others and Define Ourselves.

Entries by Daniel M. Davis

Sex and 'The Starbucks Effect'

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 3:44 PM

It's just been discovered that genes influence who we choose for friends. We each have about 23,000 genes -- the human genome -- and by and large our genes are the same. But about 0.1 percent of the human genome varies from person to person. Publishing last month in the...

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Ooh Sexy Genes! Our Immune System Genes, that is.

(3) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 12:05 PM

Stop looking at everyone's breasts, pecks or derriere. For goodness sake, this is the 21st Century! Surely you know that these are highly unreliable cues as to who might be The One. Maybe it's time to get to the heart of the matter - and think about genes. Oh, you...

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