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1 hr ago | The Medina Gazette
The foods people eat and how those foods are grown and manufactured has long been a topic of contention.
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2 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.
2 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)
Children of parents with chronic musculoskeletal pain are at increased risk of also suffering from such pain as adults, a large family-linkage study shows.
Members of the Batwa people, like these from the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, have an average adult height several inches shorter than that of nearby tribes.
Response Genetics, Inc. , a company focused on the development and sale of molecular diagnostic tests that help determine a patient's response to cancer therapy, today announced that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar research subcontract to support the Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trials .
A new chemical tool to analyze plant hormone pathways is established by Prof. Dr. Markus Kaiser, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, University of Duisburg-Essen , and Dr. Erich Kombrink, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne.
We are looking for a post-doctoral Biological Scientist to investigate the molecular and cellular basis of daily time keeping as part of a -funded research project.
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