News on Genetics continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 hrs ago | Medical Daily
By using a special "deep sequencing" technique, scientists have identified somatic mutations affecting only a percentage of cells in patients with brain disorders.
6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
"Adoption appears to be especially high at dental offices where ten or more patients have insurance plans that cover the test.
7 hrs ago | Beef Magazine
It's not only a significant animal health problem for U.S. cattle producers, but bovine respiratory disease is the most common infectious disease in cattle worldwide, says Holly Neibergs, a University of Washington geneticist.
8 hrs ago | Medical Daily
A team of geneticists discover how a subset of miRNAs plays a key role in differentiating male and female tissues in the fruit fly.
10 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
Strawberry shortcake. Strawberry rhubarb pie. Strawberry ice cream. Summertime in New England wouldn't be the same without these bountiful, sweet, juicy berries.
14 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette
The foods people eat and how those foods are grown and manufactured has long been a topic of contention.
15 hrs ago | Medical News
Virginia Commonwealth University has received a federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study the genetics of alcohol abuse and alcoholism - work that may lead to further advances in its treatment, control and prevention.
15 hrs ago | The Journal of Investigative Dermatology
The pathogenesis for this cancer remains poorly elucidated. While most patients present with stage I disease, only 15-20 of these patients will progress to higher stages, whereas the rest will enjoy near normal life expectancy and an indolent disease course.
In the article by Puggal et al, "Translation of Genetics Research to Clinical Medicine: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Perspective," which appeared in the December 2013 issue of the journal , there was an error in the Discussion on page 636.
Virtually all psychiatric traits are genetically complex. This article discusses the genetics of complex traits in psychiatry.
Sequencing facility assistant director and Ph.D. candidate Elmer Guzman stands with co-author Matthew Lalli in front of the RNA sequencer used in the study.
In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau , with an average elevation of 14,800 feet.
Burlington-based LabCorp is introducing a new test it says will help expecting families by screening for a variety of fetal chromosomal abnormalities with a single non-invasive blood draw from the mother.
Objective. Whole exome sequencing represents a significant breakthrough in clinical genetics as a powerful tool for etiological discovery in neurodevelopmental disorders.
The one-of-a-kind global web-based conference will be conducted through live video webcasts and real-time networking.
Men and women differ in plenty of ways,and scientists have long known that genetic differences buried deep within our DNA underlie these distinctions but past research has primarily focused on understanding how the genes that encode proteins act as sex determinants.
The small body size associated with the African pygmy phenotype is probably a selective adaptation for rainforest hunter-gatherers, according to a new study, but since all African pygmy phenotypes do not have the same genetic underpinning it is likely a more recent adaptation than previously thought, according to a new paper in the Proceedings of ... (more)
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 03:48 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC