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Dr. Susan Gitlin, the director of the preimplantation genetic diagnosis program at EVMS, poses for a portrait in a lab in Norfolk on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
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The degree to which students' exam scores differ owes more to their genes than to their teachers, schools or family environments, according to new research from King's College London published today in PLOS ONE .
Fifth-graders at Berry Hill Elementary School in Syosset examined different mutations in fruit flies on Dec. 10 during one component of a series of specialized hands-on activities offered through the DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
A protein called Tet1 is partly responsible for giving primordial germ cells a clean epigenetic slate before developing into sperm and egg cells, according to a new study by Harvard Medical School researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.
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Where did your political and religious opinions come from? How did you come by them? What made you who you are? If you're like most people, you're probably inclined to answer this question by citing two main influences: your upbringing and your life experiences.
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The FDA has ordered 23andMe, a company that does direct to consumer genomic testing, to halt sales .
A cilia disease protein causing Joubert Syndrome, ARL-13, is actively trafficked across the base of cilia and molecular diffusion barriers prevent its exit, according to new research from the UCD Conway Institute published in PLoS Genetics .
The day when a simple blood test or saliva sample can identify your risk for medical conditions ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's disease seems tantalizingly close.
Chinese doctors reported on Tuesday the discovery of an abnormal karyotype in human chromosome 5, the world's first such case, in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
A new study published in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens points out that mice lacking a protein called Tmprss2 are no longer affected by certain flu viruses.