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6 hrs ago | Live Science

Personalized Medicine Will Be 'One Size Fits Most'

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

8 hrs ago | Nature Genetics

Corrigendum: A copy number variation morbidity map of developmental delay

In the version of this article initially published, in Table 1 and its associated text, there was a calculation error in which the relative sizes of the case and control populations were set to be equal; because the size of the case population was nearly double that of the control population , this resulted in erroneously inflated penetrance ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

12 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience

PhD Position - Identification of novel causative genes for inherited neurodegenerative disorders

About 1,300 scientists conduct strategic basic research on the molecular mechanisms that are responsible for the functioning of the human body, plants, and microorganisms.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

16 hrs ago | Cosmetics Design

DNA profiling paving the way in personalised beauty

Bespoke beauty treatments based on the individual's genetic code are no longer a notion of the future.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Dartmouth isolates environmental influences in genome-wide association studies

Dartmouth cancer researchers developed and tested an advanced statistical model to evaluate the genetic and environmental interactions that contribute to disease as published yesterday in Human Genetics .

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21 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience

Faculty Position in Developmental and Cell Biology

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research invites innovative young scientists to apply for a faculty position in Developmental and Cell Biology at the rank of Assistant Investigator.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bioinformatics

SNPsea: an algorithm to identify cell types, tissues and pathways affected by risk loci

It tests trait-associated genomic loci for enrichment of specificity to conditions .

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Biology, Science

Fight Aging!

Everything Looks the Same in the Distance

Within our lifetimes the causes of aging and frailty might be brought under medical control and halted.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Switched

What Hangovers Have To Do With Your Genes

Some people get hangovers after a night of drinking, while others don't, and the reason may be in their genes, a new study of twins in Australia suggests.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Alcoholism, Health, University of Missouri

Journal of Experimental Botany

The genetics of water-use efficiency and its relation to growth in maritime pine

To meet the increasing demand of wood biomass worldwide in the context of climate change, developing improved forest tree varieties for high productivity in water-limited conditions is becoming a major issue.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy

Bioinformatics

cnvOffSeq: detecting intergenic copy number variation using off-target exome sequencing data

Motivation: Exome sequencing technologies have transformed the field of Mendelian genetics and allowed for efficient detection of genomic variants in protein-coding regions.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Medical News

FDNA, London Medical Databases partner to offer online access to dysmorphology database

FDNA Inc. and London Medical Databases Ltd. announced today that they have partnered to offer, for the first time, online access to the award winning database exclusively through FDNA's solutions.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Biology, Health

CiteULike

Androgen receptor mutations are associated with altered epigenomic...

Sexual development : genetics, molecular biology, evolution, endocrinology, embryology, and pathology of sex determination and differentiation , Vol.

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Related Topix: Biology, Molecular Biology, Science, Endocrinology, Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Cancer leaves a common fingerprint on DNA

Regardless of their stage or type, cancers appear to share a telltale signature of widespread changes to the so-called epigenome, according to a team of researchers.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins University

Western Livestock Journal

California kicks off the fall bull market

The fall bull selling season is about to be in full swing starting with the early sales in California.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Biology, Science, Agriculture

GwdToday.com

this story a-o

In January, CytoScan Dx Assay became the first and only CMA to gain clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Startups, Affymetrix, Biology, Science, Medical Genetics

Seeking Alpha

Myriad Genetics' Patents Are Facing Trouble Again

As I noted earlier, the 2013 Supreme Court ruling declared that isolated human genes are not patentable, which significantly challenged Myriad's patent landscape.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Myriad Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Rules-Based Medicine, Biology, Science, Myriad Pharmaceuticals

Bioscience Technology

New Approach Helps to Identify Cancer 'Drivers'

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a new integrated approach to pinpoint the genetic "drivers" of cancer, uncovering eight genes that could be viable for targeted breast cancer therapy.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Bioinformatics

CiteULike

Genetic relatedness analysis: modern data and new challenges

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

RedOrbit

Genetic Analysis Reveals How Honeybees Respond...

Image Caption: The honeybee is of crucial importance for humanity. One third of our food is dependent on the pollination of fruits, nuts and vegetables by bees and other insects.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Biology

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