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3 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online
Teams of scientists will use support from the National Institutes of Health to conduct research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease, analyzing how genome sequences - the order of chemical letters in a cell's DNA - may contribute to increased risk or protect against the disease.
7 hrs ago | WRAL.com
These permanent mutations were once thought to be the only way for drug-resistant strains to evolve.
11 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging
If you go by stories of epigenetics and the microbiome, we are on the verge of curing all disease.
15 hrs ago | IcNetwork
The brilliant scientist trying to find new treatments for schizophrenia has spoken about the work that could change millions of lives forever.
19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Friends often look alike. The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has been noted since the time of Plato.
Most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of genes that are common in the population rather than from rare variants or spontaneous glitches, researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have found.
The second, accepted but not yet published by Theoretical and Applied Genetics, was done with several of the professional scientists mentoring the P2EP interns.
The secret to schizophrenia, psychiatry's most abiding mystery, may lie in the DNA associated with the body's immune system.
Science and its interpretation is wonderful. Today I saw a post on Twitter from @LAbizar, referencing an @GEN, post that stated 8.2% of Human DNA is Functional with a link to a GEN article: "Surprise: Only 8.2% of Human DNA Is Functional."
Genetics is the study of how traits are inherited from one generation to the next.
Studies of the origins of human sexuality and aggression are typically in the domain of the sciences, where researchers examine genetic, neurobiological, social and environmental factors.
Having cytogenetic information about plants is basic to classify species and promote new studies on agriculture and crop improvement.
Based on a concept first proposed by DNA Nobel laureate Francis Crick, a sophisticated combination of genetics , neurochemistry and optics - called "optogenetics" - may finally lead to the true "root" of psychiatric illness.
Nearly 600 scientists from 25 countries and 35 states will attend the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting organized by the Genetics Society of America next week at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Searching for "broken genes" - those whose protective effects come from shutting off and ceasing to function - gives drug companies an important leg up, explained David Altshuler, professor of genetics and medicine at Harvard Medical School.
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