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Giggle Gene Discovered By UC Berkeley Researchers

Researchers at UC Berkeley and Northwestern University say they’ve found the “giggle gene” responsible for the regulation of serotonin that makes some us more prone to spontaneous smiles and bursts of laughs.

06/04/2015

4. Angelina Jolie ($20 million)

Health & ConsumerWatch: Jolie’s Mastectomy Highlights ‘Cancer Gene’

Angelina Jolie revealed on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy and reconstruction with implants because she carries a gene mutation that puts her at high risk of developing breast cancer.

05/14/2013

Gene the black rhinoceros at the San Francisco Zoo (SF Zoo)

Rhino Dies Of Kidney Failure After Years At SF Zoo

San Francisco Zoo officials are mourning the death of “Gene,” a 41-year-old black rhinoceros who’s been a popular figure at the zoo for many years.

02/29/2012

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Apparent Immunity Gene ‘Cures’ Bay Area Man Of AIDS

A 45-year-old man now living in the Bay Area may be the first person ever cured of the deadly disease AIDS, the result of the discovery of an apparent HIV immunity gene.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/16/2011