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Don Tillman is a 30-something professor of genetics at a Melbourne university who has decided it is time to get married.
Could you have a romantic liaison with someone of opposite political beliefs to you?
Are you smart enough to be a US Marine?
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The US represents the largest predictive breast cancer gene testing market, and Myriad Genetics' intellectual property rights mean that opportunities for new market entrants are restricted to non-BRCA testing, which constitutes only 1% of the region's gene testing market.
10 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle
As more and more people have their genomes sequenced, scientists are better able to identify "good" genes.
13 hrs ago | Medical News Today
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Research led by King's College London has identified a new genetic variant, located on chromosome 17, associated with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - the most common form of motor neuron disease .
The gene, called SORL1, is one of a number of genes linked to an increased risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of the illness.
Pre- and post-natal pollution exposure is a risk factor for autism that can interact with a gene that is already associated with the disability.
Over the past decade, we have heard about the "fat gene," the "diabetes gene," the "alcoholism gene," the "intelligence gene," even the "God gene."
Further debunking the idiotic ravings of non-scientist celebrities , USC researchers this week found further correlation between dirty air and autism.
New research published in the journal Appetite suggests why some children may be more prone to obesity, and it has to do with a particular gene in the brain's reward system.
A team of researchers have sequenced the genome of the Burmese python , or Python molurus bivittatus , finding large numbers of rapidly evolved genes in snakes.
P3-05-05: Classification using dynamic re-discovery of the strongest prognostic features in each analysis outperforms static gene expression signatures for prognostic prediction in breast cancer.
It's been a whirlwind 72 hours for Michael Mackley. Saturday morning, the award-winning Biology honours student was in New Brunswick, having been granted the opportunity to interview for a Rhodes Scholarship.
Onions, the third largest vegetable crop in the world, form a bulb in response to lengthening days, however the molecular mechanisms controlling this response were not previously known.
LabCorp has announced its version of a genetic test for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that signal an increased risk of breast cancer.
Get ready: The "new genetics" promises to change faulty genes of future generations by introducing new, functioning genes using "designer sperm."
Invitae's move was a counterattack after Myriad named Invitae as a defendant in its own lawsuit, which Invitae said last week it would vigorously contest .