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2 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
Genetics plays more of a role in the development of autism than environmental causes, according to new research published Sunday in Nature Genetics.
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4 hrs ago | Southland Times
Ermedale farmer Leon Black has been nominated for the "Farmlands individual or business making a significant contribution to the New Zealand sheep industry" in the 2014 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.
6 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Evidence from human famines and animal studies suggests that starvation can affect the health of descendants of famished individuals.
10 hrs ago | Medical Daily
People with a GRM3 gene mutation are two to three times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence and nearly three times more likely to develop bipolar disorder.
12 hrs ago | Newswise
As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in what is the largest genomic study published on any ... (more)
17 hrs ago | Mashable
Advanced genome-editing techniques have been used to create a strain of wheat resistant to a destructive fungal pathogen - called powdery mildew - that is a major bane to the world's top food source, according to scientists at one of China's leading centers for agricultural research.
20 hrs ago | Medical News Today
A new study carried out by scientists from University College London in the UK has reported on the discovery of a rare gene variant found in about 1 in every 200 people that could increase the risk of developing alcohol dependence, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
20 hrs ago | LiveScience
A new genetic analysis of people with schizophrenia - and the largest study investigating the genetic basis of any psychiatric disorder to date - provides hints that the disease may sometimes be connected with infections as some researchers have long suggested.
The Danish are consistently ranked as the world's happiest people , and a new study shows that the key may be found in their DNA.
Such work could eventually point to new treatments, although they are many years away.
Nearly 60 percent of the risk of developing autism can be linked to gene variants common in most of the population and occurring in people who do not have the disorder, according to an international study.
Complete haplotype sequence of the human immunoglobulin heavy-chain variable, diversity, and joining genes and characterization of allelic and copy-number variation.
Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain's prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, according to UC Irvine scientists.
An international team of scientists led by the Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University St. Louis, including a researcher from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset - the first sequence of a New World Monkey - providing new information about the marmoset's unique rapid ... (more)
The genetic blueprint is an invaluable resource to plant science researchers and breeders.
With the clinical trial failure rate for Alzheimer's drugs an astounding 99.6%, major drugmakers have seen one promising Alzheimer's treatment after another fail.
A multi-disciplinary team of scientists from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, and Singapore General Hospital have made a seminal breakthrough in understanding the molecular basis of fibroadenoma, one of the most common breast tumours diagnosed in women.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 07:59 pm
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