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You and yeast have more in common than you might think

Genetically, at least, not much has changed in the billion years since you two last shared a relative. About half the 500 genes yeast need for life are interchangeable with human versions.

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Ranking: America's 50 fittest metro areas

The new American Fitness Index is out, with some good news and bad news. Five cities fell five or more slots; Washington, D.C., finished first, followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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