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2 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Author of 'The GMO Deception' explains the dangers behind genetically modified foods

Sheldon Krimsky is no stranger to the evolution of genetic testing and manipulation.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Tufts University, Agriculture, Amazon, Food and Drug Administration

10 hrs ago | Bjp.rcpsych.org

ANK3 gene expression in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia [Short reports]

Katrine Verena Wirgenes , MD, Martin Tesli , MD, PhD, NORMENT, KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, and Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Elin Inderhaug , BSc, Lavinia Athanasiu , PhD, NORMENT, KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Institute of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Norway, World News, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Fuzzy, Sweet, Sexy: How Man Shapes Peach

I'm an award-winning science journalist with a PhD in evolutionary biology. I spent several years at Focus, the BBC's popular science magazine, running the features section and writing about everything from gay genes and internet memes to the science of death and origin of life.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Business News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WauwatosaNOW.com

Predicting and preventing necrotizing enterocolitis

A collaborative team of researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin , Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, and BloodCenter of Wisconsin has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study genomic factors that impact necrotizing enterocolitis , a severe ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Biology, Science

The Town Talk

Roach: The genetics of hereditary hemochromatosisRoach: The genetics...

Roach: The genetics of hereditary hemochromatosis Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2014/08/31/roach-genetics-hereditary-hemochromatosis/14910025/ Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Six gene variations linked to glaucoma risk

Eye check: Early diagnosis of glaucoma is crucial because, if treated early enough, damage to vision can be prevented Scientists have identified six genetic variants associated with the eye condition glaucoma in people from around the world including Australia.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Australia, Oceania, World News, Biology, Science, Ophthalmology,

PhysOrg Weblog

Gene clues to glaucoma risk

Acute angle closure glaucoma of the right eye . Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia Scientists on Sunday said they had identified six genetic variants linked to glaucoma, a discovery that should help earlier diagnosis and better treatment for this often-debilitating eye disease.

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Related Topix: Glaucoma, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

South China Morning Post

Monster plants and our father's fears in new DNA research on epigenetics

Until very recently, it seemed the overall picture of genetics was well known. DNA molecules encoded for a host of attributes that created organisms like you and me, and we essentially served as receptacles for our inherited DNA, perhaps passing them on via mixing with a sexual partner's DNA.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Western Producer

Cattle producers not sold on genetic test for tenderness

Aging can improve a tough steak, but a genetic test that could determine which cattle produce tender meat in advance might save the beef industry a considerable sum in storage costs.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Biology, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Western Producer

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Canada plays a major role in the international effort to catalogue and share the DNA sequences of cattle, says a researcher.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

VentureBeat

Blueprint Genetics raises $3.9 million to bring genomic diagnostics service to the U.S.

Genomic research has come a long way in recent years. Once the legal and regulatory issues are figured out, the research may provide the basis for a new data-driven care delivery model that could revolutionize health care.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

Assortativity signatures of transcription factor networks contribute to robustness

Dartmouth researchers explored the type and number of connections in transcription factor networks to evaluate the role assortativity plays on robustness in a study published in PLOS Computational Biology in August.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

PhysOrg Weblog

Mutation disables innate immune system

A Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich team has shown that defects in the JAGN1 gene inhibit the function of a specific type of white blood cells, and account for a rare congenital immune deficiency that increases vulnerability to life-threatening infections.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

CiteULike

Acquired Homozygosity (Isodisomy) of Chromosome 3 in Uveal Melanoma

Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics , Vol. 102, No. 1. , pp. 40-45, doi:10.1016/s0165-4608 00290-2 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

CiteULike

Microbial Biosynthesis of Alkanes

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CiteULike

The Population Genetics of Evolutionary Rescue

Evolutionary rescue occurs when a population that is threatened with extinction by an environmental change adapts to the change sufficiently rapidly to survive.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Circulation

FH4=STAP1. Another Gene for Familial Hypercholesterolemia?: Relevance ...

Correspondence to Ian N.M. Day, PhD, Bristol Genetics Epidemiology Laboratories, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol BS8 2BN, United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

PhysOrg Weblog

Study identifies genetic change in autism-related gene

A new study from Bradley Hospital has identified a genetic change in a recently identified autism-associated gene, which may provide further insight into the causes of autism.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Examiner.com

Genetic study offers hope to cure 2014 strain of Ebola

John Karpee, 24, lies in an observation room at a government clinic on August 24, 2014, in Dolo Town, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Scientific Blogging

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Why Pregnant Women Should Love Blood Tests

Susan J. Gross, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Pediatrics and Genetics at the Albert Einstein College... It has been almost 400 years since the publication of Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus by the British physician William Harvey, which accurately described the circulation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Biology, Science, Health, Circulation

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