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PhysOrg
Decoding the complete genome of the Mediterranean's most emblematic tree—the oliveover 56,000 genes, significantly more than those detected in sequenced genomes
Decoding the complete genome of the Mediterranean's most emblematic tree—the olive
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
over 56,000 genes, significantly more than those detected in sequenced genomes of related plants, and twice that of the human genome." Decoding its evolutionary history In addition to the complete sequencing of the olive tree genome,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Thousands on one chip: New method to study proteinsand act together in complex networks – to see in this picture. Credit: TUM/Falt
Thousands on one chip: New method to study proteins
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
and act together in complex networks – to see in this picture. Credit: TUM/Falter-Braun Since the completion of the human genome an important goal has been to elucidate the function of the now known proteins: a new molecular method enables... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study links alpha-defensin genes to IgA nephropathy riskgenetic factor is the variation in numbers of genes for defence proteins. Peop
Study links alpha-defensin genes to IgA nephropathy risk
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
genetic factor is the variation in numbers of genes for defence proteins. People have two copies of most genes in the human genome, one from each parent, but some genes are present in different numbers in different people. The team looked at... Read more
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Slate
No, Elizabeth Warren Can’t Take a DNA Test to Prove She’s Cherokeeon these samples, which come from burial grounds, modern isolated communities,
No, Elizabeth Warren Can’t Take a DNA Test to Prove She’s Cherokee
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
on these samples, which come from burial grounds, modern isolated communities, and academically published data, like the Human Genome Diversity Project. For the consumer, this means if you don’t like your heritage results, try a different... Read more
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Business Wire
Greater Paris University Hospitals, AP-HP and IntegraGen Agree to a Research Partnership to Develop a Common Platform for High-Throughput Sequencinginformation about the AP‐HP visit www.aphp.fr. ABOUT INTEGRAGEN IntegraGen is
Greater Paris University Hospitals, AP-HP and IntegraGen Agree to a Research Partnership to Develop a Common Platform for High-Throughput Sequencing
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
information about the AP‐HP visit www.aphp.fr. ABOUT INTEGRAGEN IntegraGen is a company specializing in deciphering the human genome and producing relevant and easily interpretable data for academic and private laboratories. IntegraGen’s... Read more
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Deseret News
Kathleen Parker: Repeat, retreat, reloadweapon. This shouldn't be too terribly hard to figure out, though you'd think w
Kathleen Parker: Repeat, retreat, reload
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
weapon. This shouldn't be too terribly hard to figure out, though you'd think we were cave dwellers trying to map the human genome. But seriously, what's really on the line here? A few hours or days of inconvenience for someone who wants to... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Environment may affect puberty onsetbut the underlying genetic causes are still unexplained. Researchers have now s
Environment may affect puberty onset
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
but the underlying genetic causes are still unexplained. Researchers have now studied how chemical modifications of the human genome (so-called epigenetic modifications) change when girls and boys enter puberty. The results indicate that such... Read more
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New Kerala
Environmental factors can affect pubertal onset - newkerala.com #83333of human genes can also influence a child's pubertal timing, a new study has fo
Environmental factors can affect pubertal onset - newkerala.com #83333
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
of human genes can also influence a child's pubertal timing, a new study has found. Chemical modifications of the human genome -- epigenetic modifications -- occur when girls and boys enter puberty. The findings showed that epigenetic... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers identify set of genes that play vital role in early human developmentgraduate student Anne Booth identified and named the genes, known as Argfx, Leu
Researchers identify set of genes that play vital role in early human development
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
graduate student Anne Booth identified and named the genes, known as Argfx, Leutx, Dprx and Tprx, in data published by the Human Genome Project in 2002. The genes belong to the homeobox group, and it was known that other homeobox genes direct the... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Sarah Barmak on orgasms, female sexuality and the long-misunderstood clitoristhe mind-blowing fact that the full clitoral structure was only fully mapped ou
Sarah Barmak on orgasms, female sexuality and the long-misunderstood clitoris
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 3 days ago
the mind-blowing fact that the full clitoral structure was only fully mapped out in … 2009. (The mapping of the entire human genome, in contrast, was finished six years earlier, Barmak notes.) The Toronto Star spoke to Barmak about the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Lives in the balance: Why do we hold onto potentially harmful, disease-causing mutations?test by using DNA sequencing data from 6,500 people focused on the most prevale
Lives in the balance: Why do we hold onto potentially harmful, disease-causing mutations?
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
test by using DNA sequencing data from 6,500 people focused on the most prevalent example of balancing selection in the human genome, the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) of the human immune system. MHC gene products make molecules on the... Read more
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Gawker
Barack--Don't Be So Boring!!!know, you think about something like precision medicine: the work we’ve done to
Barack--Don't Be So Boring!!!
Gawker / Posted 3 days ago
know, you think about something like precision medicine: the work we’ve done to try to build off of breakthroughs in the human genome; the fact that now you can have your personal genome mapped for a thousand bucks instead of $100,000; and the... Read more
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PharmaceuticalOnline
Optimizing FDA Submissions For Companion DiagnosticsObama, Jan. 30, 2015 In recent years, there has been significant progress in t
Optimizing FDA Submissions For Companion Diagnostics
PharmaceuticalOnline / Posted 3 days ago
Obama, Jan. 30, 2015 In recent years, there has been significant progress in the development and understanding of the human genome, as well as the molecular diagnostics designed to facilitate “personalized medicine.” An increasing number of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study demonstrates epigenetic link between environment and pubertal onset in humansbut the underlying genetic causes are still unexplained. Researchers have now s
Study demonstrates epigenetic link between environment and pubertal onset in humans
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
but the underlying genetic causes are still unexplained. Researchers have now studied how chemical modifications of the human genome (so-called epigenetic modifications) change when girls and boys enter puberty. The results indicate that such... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Virus-like elements within human genome linked to development of lupus and Sjogren's syndromeof research and published online in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology in Jun
Virus-like elements within human genome linked to development of lupus and Sjogren's syndrome
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
of research and published online in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology in June, discovered virus-like elements within the human genome linked to the development of two autoimmune diseases: lupus and Sjogren's syndrome. An autoimmune disorder... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study of canine genetics holds clues to better human healthis studying canine genetics to better understand human health. Dr. Karlsson us
Study of canine genetics holds clues to better human health
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
is studying canine genetics to better understand human health. Dr. Karlsson uses evolution as a tool to learn how the human genome stores and passes on inherited traits. To do so, she studies artificial selection and behavioral genetics in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian senator wins award for work on genetic discriminationfor those who abuse the law. Canada is currently alone among G7 countries in n
Canadian senator wins award for work on genetic discrimination
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
for those who abuse the law. Canada is currently alone among G7 countries in not having any such protections. Since the human genome was decoded in 2003, more than 33,000 genetic tests have been developed than can help determine everything from... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gene editing marked for human trialsresearch. They may also enable wide-ranging clinical applications in medicine,”
Gene editing marked for human trials
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
research. They may also enable wide-ranging clinical applications in medicine,” the organizing committee said at the time. “At the same time, the prospect of human genome editing raises many important scientific, ethical and societal qu... Read more
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The Inyo Register
June 26)to the United States Constitution. 2000 – President Clinton announces the comp
June 26)
The Inyo Register / Posted 5 days ago
to the United States Constitution. 2000 – President Clinton announces the completion of the first survey of the entire human genome. 2000 – Pope John Paul II reveals the third secret of Fátima. 2003 – The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Lawrence... Read more
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The Hindu
Human Genome Project: The ‘Write’ trackbenefits of HGP-write to India include providing new solutions to diseases like
Human Genome Project: The ‘Write’ track
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
benefits of HGP-write to India include providing new solutions to diseases like malaria, dengue and chikungunya. The Human Genome Project (HGP) was a large, international and multi-institutional effort that took 13 years [1990-2003] and $2.7... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Downdo, though, was call up Francis Collins, the director of the National Institute
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Down
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
do, though, was call up Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, and formerly the head of the Human Genome Project. Collins came to all of Verrilli's practice sessions in preparation for the argument, and offered... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Downdo, though, was call up Francis Collins, the director of the National Institute
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Down
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
do, though, was call up Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, and formerly the head of the Human Genome Project. Collins came to all of Verrilli's practice sessions in preparation for the argument, and offered... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt: What are the Mumps?aren’t the same and all people aren’t the same. A few years ago more than twent
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt: What are the Mumps?
Rolla Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
aren’t the same and all people aren’t the same. A few years ago more than twenty percent of the work to discover how the human genome works was done at Washingotn University in Missouri. A recent clinical trial for a genetic test known as... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Human brain houses diverse populations of neuronsand treated based on how they differ from the reference map. This is analogous
Human brain houses diverse populations of neurons
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
and treated based on how they differ from the reference map. This is analogous to what's being done with the reference human genome map," Zhang said. The new study reflects a growing understanding that individual brain cells are unique: they... Read more
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The Financial Express
Human brain map soon to fight abnormalitiesand treated based on how they differ from the reference map. This is analogous
Human brain map soon to fight abnormalities
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
and treated based on how they differ from the reference map. This is analogous to what’s being done with the reference human genome map,” Zhang noted. The team, led by University of California-San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China: DNA superpowerthat entered the market in 2014. A set of ten of these machines has broken thr
China: DNA superpower
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
that entered the market in 2014. A set of ten of these machines has broken through speed and cost thresholds, sequencing a human genome for around $1000 US and sequencing as many as 18,000 genomes per year. By the end of the year, China will... Read more
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New Kerala
Humab brain map soon to fight abnormalities - newkerala.com #81256and treated based on how they differ from the reference map. This is analogous
Humab brain map soon to fight abnormalities - newkerala.com #81256
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
and treated based on how they differ from the reference map. This is analogous to what's being done with the reference human genome map," Zhang noted. The team, led by University of California-San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)... Read more
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The Hill
Without politics, Obama might have been in Silicon Valleyappear to translate well. ADVERTISEMENT Obama specifically expressed his inte
Without politics, Obama might have been in Silicon Valley
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
appear to translate well. ADVERTISEMENT Obama specifically expressed his interest in precision medicine, and work on the human genome. He said that is an example of something he could "sit and listen and talk to folks for hours about." During... Read more
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PhysOrg
A strategy for 'convergence' research to transform biomedicinea new field of "chemistry of nurture," to complement the "chemistry of nature"
A strategy for 'convergence' research to transform biomedicine
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
a new field of "chemistry of nurture," to complement the "chemistry of nature" developed by the documentation of the human genome. "Convergence might come just in time," says Hockfield, "given our rapidly aging population, increasing levels... Read more
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The Verge
How scientists could patent the genetic blueprint for a humanThree weeks ago, scientists announced a controversial plan to create synthetic
How scientists could patent the genetic blueprint for a human
The Verge / Posted 8 days ago
Three weeks ago, scientists announced a controversial plan to create synthetic human genomes from scratch. The paper — which they published following reports about a private, off-the-record meeting — outlined an ambitious plan to build human genomes... Read more
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Rutland Herald
A new age of discoveryHave we been here before? I know � it feels as if the internet, virtual reality
A new age of discovery
Rutland Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Have we been here before? I know � it feels as if the internet, virtual reality, Donald Trump, Facebook, sequencing of the human genome and machines that can reason better than people constitute a change in the pace of change without precedent. But... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Another age of discoveryHave we been here before? I know – it feels as if the internet, virtual reality
Another age of discovery
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
Have we been here before? I know – it feels as if the internet, virtual reality, Donald Trump, Facebook, sequencing of the human genome and machines that can reason better than people constitute a change in the pace of change without precedent. But... Read more
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The Washington Times
Federal panel approves CRISPR gene-editing study for cancer patientswebsite Gizmodo reported Wednesday. “That worry isn’t unfounded, since Chinese
Federal panel approves CRISPR gene-editing study for cancer patients
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
website Gizmodo reported Wednesday. “That worry isn’t unfounded, since Chinese scientists have already edited the human genome of an embryo, creating changes that would be heritable, though in this case they did not use viable... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers reveal DNA unwrapping can happen asymmetrically to expose specific genesNucleosomes are buried deep within a cell's nucleus. About 147 DNA base pairs (
Researchers reveal DNA unwrapping can happen asymmetrically to expose specific genes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
Nucleosomes are buried deep within a cell's nucleus. About 147 DNA base pairs (from the more than 3 billion in the human genome) wrap around each histone core 1.7 times. The double helix moves on to spiral around the next core, and the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Scientists discover Zika, dengue weaknesseshad developed for dengue and influenza, researchers in the Brass lab began by k
Scientists discover Zika, dengue weaknesses
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
had developed for dengue and influenza, researchers in the Brass lab began by knocking out or depleting each protein in the human genome one at a time, then seeing how Zika or dengue virus grew when that human protein was gone. Brass and colleagues... Read more
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The New Statesman
The only thing apocalyptic about the Independence Day sequel is its scriptdowns/Place ­elephants for want of towns”. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a to
The only thing apocalyptic about the Independence Day sequel is its script
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
downs/Place ­elephants for want of towns”. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a tourist guide to the new Africa, the human genome. The chart of that continent does indeed have too many metaphorical elephants and a noticeable shortage of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Scientists discover Zika, dengue weaknessesand CRISPR/Cas9 screening technologies researchers in the Brass lab began by kn
Scientists discover Zika, dengue weaknesses
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
and CRISPR/Cas9 screening technologies researchers in the Brass lab began by knocking out or depleting each protein in the human genome one at a time, then seeing how Zika or dengue virus grew when that human protein was gone. Brass and colleagues... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
First CRISPR/Cas9 screen helps identify human proteins required for Zika virus replicationWilliam M. McDougall, PhD, postdoctoral associate, in the Brass lab, began by k
First CRISPR/Cas9 screen helps identify human proteins required for Zika virus replication
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
William M. McDougall, PhD, postdoctoral associate, in the Brass lab, began by knocking out or depleting each protein in the human genome one at a time, then seeing how Zika or dengue virus grew when that human protein was gone. Brass and colleagues... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
VUMC researchers aim to decode genetic underpinnings of human immune systemto decode the human immune system," said Wayne C. Koff, Ph.D., President and CE
VUMC researchers aim to decode genetic underpinnings of human immune system
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
to decode the human immune system," said Wayne C. Koff, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Human Vaccines Project. "As the Human Genome Project has ushered in a new era in precision medicine, the Human Vaccines Project has the potential to enable a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists use CRISPR to discover Zika and dengue weaknessesWilliam M. McDougall, PhD, postdoctoral associate, in the Brass lab, began by k
Scientists use CRISPR to discover Zika and dengue weaknesses
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
William M. McDougall, PhD, postdoctoral associate, in the Brass lab, began by knocking out or depleting each protein in the human genome one at a time, then seeing how Zika or dengue virus grew when that human protein was gone. Brass and colleagues... Read more
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PhysOrg
Core proteins exert control over DNA functionNucleosomes are buried deep within a cell's nucleus. About 147 DNA base pairs (
Core proteins exert control over DNA function
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Nucleosomes are buried deep within a cell's nucleus. About 147 DNA base pairs (from the more than 3 billion in the human genome) wrap around each histone core 1.7 times. The double helix moves on to spiral around the next core, and the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo light up the Royal Opera House’s tired Wertherdowns/Place ­elephants for want of towns”. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a to
Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo light up the Royal Opera House’s tired Werther
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
downs/Place ­elephants for want of towns”. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a tourist guide to the new Africa, the human genome. The chart of that continent does indeed have too many metaphorical elephants and a noticeable shortage of... Read more
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The New Statesman
Haystack in a haystack: travels around the human genomedowns/Place ­elephants for want of towns”. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a to
Haystack in a haystack: travels around the human genome
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
downs/Place ­elephants for want of towns”. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book is a tourist guide to the new Africa, the human genome. The chart of that continent does indeed have too many metaphorical elephants and a noticeable shortage of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Making a life plan based on your DNAthat began in 2000 when the National Institutes of Health and a private initiat
Making a life plan based on your DNA
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
that began in 2000 when the National Institutes of Health and a private initiative simultaneously sequenced the entire human genome. Human Genome Project international researchers compared the feat to the Apollo moon landing and the splitting... Read more
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New Kerala
Genetic history of Himalayan populations found - newkerala.com #79566in other areas as well, yielding the first ancient whole genomes of East Asian
Genetic history of Himalayan populations found - newkerala.com #79566
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
in other areas as well, yielding the first ancient whole genomes of East Asian ancestry and the highest coverage ancient human genome from Asia (7x coverage) sequenced to date. The study has been published in Proceedings of the National Academy... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Repeat, retreat, reloadweapon. This shouldn't be too terribly hard to figure out, though you'd think w
Repeat, retreat, reload
Minot Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
weapon. This shouldn't be too terribly hard to figure out, though you'd think we were cave dwellers trying to map the human genome. But seriously, what's really on the line here? A few hours or days of inconvenience for someone who wants to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Jonathan Coleman Healthcare Congress speech, Aucklandto complement clinical treatment.Take genomics. In recent years there’s been an
Jonathan Coleman Healthcare Congress speech, Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
to complement clinical treatment.Take genomics. In recent years there’s been an extraordinary leap in knowledge of the human genome and its role in health and disease. We can now sequence a person’s entire genome, which is a game changer when... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers find Highland East Asian origin for prehistoric Himalayan populationsin other areas as well, yielding the first ancient whole genomes of East Asian
Researchers find Highland East Asian origin for prehistoric Himalayan populations
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
in other areas as well, yielding the first ancient whole genomes of East Asian ancestry and the highest coverage ancient human genome from Asia (7x coverage) sequenced to date."Although hundreds of ancient genomes have been reported for... Read more
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Daily Mail
A ‘chatty gene' that makes people sociable is discoveredthat is bound up in our DNA is continually decoded by genetic machinery that us
A ‘chatty gene' that makes people sociable is discovered
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
that is bound up in our DNA is continually decoded by genetic machinery that uses it to produce proteins. As the Human Genome Project revealed, however, we have far fewer unique genes than we would have expected compared to other... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
TUM scientists identify four new risk genes altered in MS patientsproject was supported by the German Competence Network Multiple Sclerosis (KKNM
TUM scientists identify four new risk genes altered in MS patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
project was supported by the German Competence Network Multiple Sclerosis (KKNMS). The newly identified regions in the human genome associated with the disease improve our model of how MS develops. "All four genes are important for regulatory... Read more
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