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Popular Science Australia
The West's First Gene Therapy Goes On Sale Mid-2013Gene therapies emerged - appropriately - about the same time the first human ge
The West's First Gene Therapy Goes On Sale Mid-2013
Popular Science Australia / Posted 22 hours ago
Gene therapies emerged - appropriately - about the same time the first human genome was being mapped during the 1990s, though the study of gene therapies goes back as far as the 1970s. They work by actually tampering with a person's DNA - usually by... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New class of cancer-driver gene may serve as unique therapeutic targets, biomarkers in TNBCof long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) has dramatically changed the understanding of t
New class of cancer-driver gene may serve as unique therapeutic targets, biomarkers in TNBC
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
of long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) has dramatically changed the understanding of the biology of diseases such as cancer. The human genome contains about 20,000 protein-coding genes - less than 2 percent of the total - but 70 percent of the genome is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Next-level data storage: DNAfuture. Accessing it is similarly expensive, because it relies on genetic sequ
Next-level data storage: DNA
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
future. Accessing it is similarly expensive, because it relies on genetic sequencing. Costs have dropped massively - the human genome project cost about £2 billion ($3bn) in the 13 years it took from 1990, but would cost £685 ($1 000)... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Clients are living longer, putting pressure on retirement advicewere 20 years ago, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. J. Craig Venter, who g
Clients are living longer, putting pressure on retirement advice
Financial Planning.com / Posted 2 days ago
were 20 years ago, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. J. Craig Venter, who gained worldwide fame for sequencing the human genome, now runs Human Longevity, a genomics-based, technology-driven company whose goal is to extend healthy human... Read more
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PhysOrg
A long-noncoding RNA regulates repair of DNA breaks in triple-negative breast cancer cellsof long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) has dramatically changed the understanding of t
A long-noncoding RNA regulates repair of DNA breaks in triple-negative breast cancer cells
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
of long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) has dramatically changed the understanding of the biology of diseases such as cancer. The human genome contains about 20,000 protein-coding genes - less than 2 percent of the total - but 70 percent of the genome is... Read more
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PhysOrg
RNA splicing mutations play major role in genetic variation and diseasethe past decade, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been remarkably su
RNA splicing mutations play major role in genetic variation and disease
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
the past decade, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been remarkably successful at revealing variations in the human genome that are associated with biological traits and complex diseases. These numerous single-letter mutations, known... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
University of Leicester-led researchers solve 3D structure of NuRD complex that plays role in cancera clearer picture about how the complex is assembled and the way in which it in
University of Leicester-led researchers solve 3D structure of NuRD complex that plays role in cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
a clearer picture about how the complex is assembled and the way in which it interacts with the proteins that package the human genome in the cell. A deeper knowledge of how these complexes are recruited to genes will help to design treatments to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Your Neanderthal DNA may help you fight disease, and give you allergiesthe outset of their studies. Quintana-Murci's group is trying to understand ho
Your Neanderthal DNA may help you fight disease, and give you allergies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
the outset of their studies. Quintana-Murci's group is trying to understand how microscopic pathogens have influenced the human genome as our species has evolved. Because infectious diseases have killed so many people throughout human history, it... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Meet The New CEO Of The $22 Billion Genomics Company You've Never Heard OfThat information is reported as a text string, called a read, which a computer
Meet The New CEO Of The $22 Billion Genomics Company You've Never Heard Of
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
That information is reported as a text string, called a read, which a computer can interpret. To date, some 90% of all human genomes ever sequenced were sequenced on Illumina's supercomputers, which range in size from that of a small fax... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
AstraZeneca launches largest ever genome sequencing projectsequencing pioneer Craig Venter, as well as two non-profit organisations to seq
AstraZeneca launches largest ever genome sequencing project
Investors Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
sequencing pioneer Craig Venter, as well as two non-profit organisations to sequence the genome of 2m individuals. The human genome, or the blueprint that makes every person unique, was first fully sequenced in 2004. This collaborative project... Read more
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FOX News
Mother's diet around conception can affect child's lifelong cancer risk, study sayssensitive to the environment created by the mother around the time of conceptio
Mother's diet around conception can affect child's lifelong cancer risk, study says
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
sensitive to the environment created by the mother around the time of conception. “There are around 20,000 genes in the human genome,” study leader Dr. Robert Waterland, an associate professor of pediatrics and nutrition at Baylor said,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists provide new insights into gene regulationa clearer picture about how the complex is assembled and the way in which it in
Scientists provide new insights into gene regulation
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
a clearer picture about how the complex is assembled and the way in which it interacts with the proteins that package the human genome in the cell. A deeper knowledge of how these complexes are recruited to genes will help to design treatments to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is happiness in your DNA? Study discovers genes that boost our moodthat affect mood and why some of us are prone to depression and neuroticism Re
Is happiness in your DNA? Study discovers genes that boost our mood
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
that affect mood and why some of us are prone to depression and neuroticism Researchers have isolated the parts of the human genome that could explain the differences in how humans experience happiness They found three genetic variants for... Read more
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New Kerala
For the first time researchers locate happiness genes - newkerala.com #54475Washington D.C., April 26 : Researchers have recently isolated the parts of the
For the first time researchers locate happiness genes - newkerala.com #54475
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Washington D.C., April 26 : Researchers have recently isolated the parts of the human genome that could explain the differences in how humans experience happiness. These are the findings of a large-scale international study in over 298,000 people,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
For the first time researchers locate happiness genesWashington: Researchers have recently isolated the parts of the human genome th
For the first time researchers locate happiness genes
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Washington: Researchers have recently isolated the parts of the human genome that could explain the differences in how humans experience happiness. These are the findings of a large-scale international study in over 298,000 people, conducted by VU... Read more
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examiner.com
Pride and prejudice: Understanding transgenders and the bathroom debatecontributor to the field of the social psychology of gender difference, adds:
Pride and prejudice: Understanding transgenders and the bathroom debate
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
contributor to the field of the social psychology of gender difference, adds: "Out of the thirty thousand genes in the human genome, the less than one percent variation between the sexes is small. But that percentage difference influences every... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Celebrate your genetics with National DNA Day!DNA Day! National DNA Day is a day to learn more about genetics and genomics.
Celebrate your genetics with National DNA Day!
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 5 days ago
DNA Day! National DNA Day is a day to learn more about genetics and genomics. The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003, and the discovery of DNA's double helix structure in 1953. Copyright 2016 by WDIV... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How This Year's Emerging Tech Will Impact The Financial Markets2020, the equivalent of 26 smart devices for every human being on earth. Genomi
How This Year's Emerging Tech Will Impact The Financial Markets
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
2020, the equivalent of 26 smart devices for every human being on earth. Genomics The costs and time taken to sequence a human genome has tumbled drastically to the point where it takes a mere few hours now. This, coupled with forthcoming... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A man who spent 5 years studying rich people noticed they make a daily choice that everyone else avoids at all costsfact, we are genetically hardwired to want to blend in, Corley explains: "It's
A man who spent 5 years studying rich people noticed they make a daily choice that everyone else avoids at all costs
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
fact, we are genetically hardwired to want to blend in, Corley explains: "It's a byproduct of the evolution of the human genome. During the early part of our human existence, we quickly discovered that when we were part of a herd, we were... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A man who spent 5 years studying rich people noticed they make a daily choice that everyone else avoids at all costsfact, we are genetically hardwired to want to blend in, Corley explains: "It's
A man who spent 5 years studying rich people noticed they make a daily choice that everyone else avoids at all costs
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
fact, we are genetically hardwired to want to blend in, Corley explains: "It's a byproduct of the evolution of the human genome. During the early part of our human existence, we quickly discovered that when we were part of a herd, we were... Read more
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Business Insider
A man who spent 5 years studying rich people noticed they make a daily choice that everyone else avoids at all costsfact, we are genetically hardwired to want to blend in, Corley explains: "It's
A man who spent 5 years studying rich people noticed they make a daily choice that everyone else avoids at all costs
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
fact, we are genetically hardwired to want to blend in, Corley explains: "It's a byproduct of the evolution of the human genome. During the early part of our human existence, we quickly discovered that when we were part of a herd, we were... Read more
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Business Wire
Intellia Therapeutics Appoints Perry Karsen as Chairman of Its Board of DirectorsInc., a privately held biotechnology company subsequently acquired by AstraZene
Intellia Therapeutics Appoints Perry Karsen as Chairman of Its Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Inc., a privately held biotechnology company subsequently acquired by AstraZeneca. He also held executive positions at Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (acquired by GlaxoSmithKline), Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech (a member of the Roche Group) and... Read more
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MedCity News
J. Craig Venter snubbed White House, but OK with working with Britishthat Venter now sees that collaboration is paramount to the advancement of geno
J. Craig Venter snubbed White House, but OK with working with British
MedCity News / Posted 8 days ago
that Venter now sees that collaboration is paramount to the advancement of genomics – an observation that critics from his Human Genome Project days might appreciate. “Genomics 15 years ago was viewed more as a competitive battle than a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
NASA's research program uses omics to look more closely at individual healthmedicine is slowly shifting to more personalized care for individuals: precisio
NASA's research program uses omics to look more closely at individual health
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
medicine is slowly shifting to more personalized care for individuals: precision medicine. After completion of the first human genome sequence, this genome was made available to researchers as a reference in a digital database enabling genome... Read more
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iol.co.za
DNA sampling for 'smart drugs' studywill be at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge. Craig Venter, who
DNA sampling for 'smart drugs' study
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
will be at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge. Craig Venter, who led the team that first sequenced the human genome 16 years ago and is one of the scientists involved in the project, said: ‘We’ve been waiting for the technology... Read more
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Fortune
AstraZeneca Is Launching a Massive Gene Hunt With This Genome Pioneervariations to unlock routes to new medicines. The initiative, announced on Fri
AstraZeneca Is Launching a Massive Gene Hunt With This Genome Pioneer
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
variations to unlock routes to new medicines. The initiative, announced on Friday, involves sequencing up to 2 million human genomes—the complete set of genetic code that acts as the software of life—including 500,000 DNA samples collected by... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
AstraZeneca to sequence 2m genomes in hunt for new drugsvariations to unlock routes to new medicines. The initiative, announced on Fri
AstraZeneca to sequence 2m genomes in hunt for new drugs
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
variations to unlock routes to new medicines. The initiative, announced on Friday, involves sequencing up to 2 million human genomes – the complete set of genetic code that acts as the software of life – including 500,000 DNA samples collected... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
AstraZeneca taps gene pioneer Venter for huge drug-hunting sweepvariations to unlock routes to new medicines. The initiative, announced on Fri
AstraZeneca taps gene pioneer Venter for huge drug-hunting sweep
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
variations to unlock routes to new medicines. The initiative, announced on Friday, involves sequencing up to 2 million human genomes - the complete set of genetic code that acts as the software of life - including 500,000 DNA samples collected... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team advances single molecule electronic DNA sequencingand fine tuning the polymerase and the electronics for the nanopore SBS system
Team advances single molecule electronic DNA sequencing
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
and fine tuning the polymerase and the electronics for the nanopore SBS system with an aim to accurately sequence an entire human genome rapidly and at low cost, thereby enabling it to be used in routine medical diagnoses. More information: Carl W.... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornthe recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientis
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
the recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientist Susumu Tonegawa’s research showed how the human genome could produce nearly a billion different antibodies with only about 100,000 genes.1988 Breakthrough: The health... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornthe recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientis
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 9 days ago
the recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientist Susumu Tonegawa’s research showed how the human genome could produce nearly a billion different antibodies with only about 100,000 genes.1988 Breakthrough: The health... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornthe recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientis
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 9 days ago
the recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientist Susumu Tonegawa’s research showed how the human genome could produce nearly a billion different antibodies with only about 100,000 genes.1988 Breakthrough: The health... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Major Health Breakthroughs Made the Year You Were Bornthe recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientis
Major Health Breakthroughs Made the Year You Were Born
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 9 days ago
the recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientist Susumu Tonegawa’s research showed how the human genome could produce nearly a billion different antibodies with only about 100,000 genes.1988 Breakthrough: The health... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornthe recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientis
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 9 days ago
the recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientist Susumu Tonegawa’s research showed how the human genome could produce nearly a billion different antibodies with only about 100,000 genes.1988 Breakthrough: The health... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornthe recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientis
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
the recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientist Susumu Tonegawa’s research showed how the human genome could produce nearly a billion different antibodies with only about 100,000 genes.1988 Breakthrough: The health... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were bornthe recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientis
Major health breakthroughs made the year you were born
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
the recognition of viruses, bacteria and other foreign microorganisms. Scientist Susumu Tonegawa’s research showed how the human genome could produce nearly a billion different antibodies with only about 100,000 genes.1988 Breakthrough: The health... Read more
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FOX News
How DNA sequencing is transforming the hunt for new drugslower cost of genetic sequencing - it took government-funded scientists $3 bill
How DNA sequencing is transforming the hunt for new drugs
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
lower cost of genetic sequencing - it took government-funded scientists $3 billion and 13 years to sequence the first human genome by 2003. As of last year, the cost was closer to $1,500 per genome, down from $20,000 five years ago. Regeneron... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Crohn’s disease can originate from specialized intestinal cells, more than two hundred genes identifiedactually prove effective,” explained Professor Kaser.Over 200 genes identified
Crohn’s disease can originate from specialized intestinal cells, more than two hundred genes identified
Bel Marra Health / Posted 9 days ago
actually prove effective,” explained Professor Kaser.Over 200 genes identified in Crohn’s disease In a study of the entire human genome, over 200 genes for Crohn’s disease have been identified. The findings were published in The American Journal of... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's twins study explores space through youmedicine is slowly shifting to more personalized care for individuals: precisio
NASA's twins study explores space through you
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
medicine is slowly shifting to more personalized care for individuals: precision medicine. After completion of the first human genome sequence, this genome was made available to researchers as a reference in a digital database enabling genome... Read more
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Market Watch
Are you hurting the economy by spending too much time on Facebook?true. As someone who invests a lot in biotech companies, I know that we are onl
Are you hurting the economy by spending too much time on Facebook?
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
true. As someone who invests a lot in biotech companies, I know that we are only at the very beginning of understanding the human genome and the huge number of medical therapies that will flow from this. Robotics and artificial intelligence are only... Read more
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TechCrunch
Innovation in genomics and the future of medtechgenomics through deep learning and AI By using deep learning and AI, they hope
Innovation in genomics and the future of medtech
TechCrunch / Posted 10 days ago
genomics through deep learning and AI By using deep learning and AI, they hope to give us more applicable knowledge of the human genome. But to do that, they need as much data as possible — more than traditional medicine has been accustomed to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
How DNA influences your sex lifebut it may play a larger role in the matter than scientists had thought. A new
How DNA influences your sex life
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
but it may play a larger role in the matter than scientists had thought. A new study identifies 38 specific places in the human genome that appear to be associated with the age at which people first had sex. These spots affect a range of genes,... Read more
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iol.co.za
It's not your age, it's your DNAnucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs) that protect against disease. A study publis
It's not your age, it's your DNA
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs) that protect against disease. A study published last year found five regions in the human genome where such SNPs reside. In one region, certain SNPs lowered the risk for Alzheimer's disease, high cholesterol... Read more
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New Kerala
Your DNA can predict when you'll have first sex - newkerala.com #51550to do with your first action between the sheets? A lot, say researchers, adding
Your DNA can predict when you'll have first sex - newkerala.com #51550
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
to do with your first action between the sheets? A lot, say researchers, adding that there are 38 specific places in the human genome that may be linked with the age at which people first have sex. Interestingly, the researchers found that... Read more
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express
Vegetarians could have mutated DNA which could lead to heart disease and cancerinflammation that is implicated in the development of heart disease, and exacer
Vegetarians could have mutated DNA which could lead to heart disease and cancer
express / Posted 11 days ago
inflammation that is implicated in the development of heart disease, and exacerbates cancer. “The mutation appeared in the human genome long ago, and has been passed down through the human family.” The Telegraph also reports the mutation ‘hinders’... Read more
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PhysOrg
Salmon genome collaboration published in Naturesalmon genome is 2.97 gigabases in size and contains 37,000 genes across 29 chr
Salmon genome collaboration published in Nature
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
salmon genome is 2.97 gigabases in size and contains 37,000 genes across 29 chromosomes, and is similar in size to the human genome. This latest work means technologies developed for humans can be applied to wild and farmed salmon around the... Read more
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The Age
Scientists can make mice live longer. Now they want to do the same for you.nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs) that protect against disease. A study publis
Scientists can make mice live longer. Now they want to do the same for you.
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs) that protect against disease. A study published last year found five regions in the human genome where such SNPs reside. In one region, certain SNPs lowered the risk for Alzheimer's disease, high cholesterol... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Scientists can make mice live longer. Now they want to do the same for you.nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs) that protect against disease. A study publis
Scientists can make mice live longer. Now they want to do the same for you.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs) that protect against disease. A study published last year found five regions in the human genome where such SNPs reside. In one region, certain SNPs lowered the risk for Alzheimer's disease, high cholesterol... Read more
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Medical News Today
Genes predict age of first sexual encounterAs the depths of the human genome are plumbed to increasing depths, many of the
Genes predict age of first sexual encounter
Medical News Today / Posted 11 days ago
As the depths of the human genome are plumbed to increasing depths, many of the resultant findings are rather surprising. A study published this week in Nature Genetics describes genes that predict sexual milestones. Uncovering the social impacts of... Read more
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PhysOrg
First computer program developed to detect DNA mutations in single cancer cellseffort to significantly reduce deaths from cancer. "NGS technologies have vast
First computer program developed to detect DNA mutations in single cancer cells
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
effort to significantly reduce deaths from cancer. "NGS technologies have vastly improved our understanding of the human genome and its variation in diseases such as cancer," said Ken Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor of Bioinformatics and... Read more
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