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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Fields of genetics

Genetics is the study of how traits are inherited from one generation to the next.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

6 hrs ago | Stanford

Simple isn't better when talking about science, Stanford philosopher suggests

Studies of the origins of human sexuality and aggression are typically in the domain of the sciences, where researchers examine genetic, neurobiological, social and environmental factors.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Biology, Science, Psychology

10 hrs ago | Science Daily

GSAD and Plant rDNA database: two open platforms with plant cytogenetic information

Having cytogenetic information about plants is basic to classify species and promote new studies on agriculture and crop improvement.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Biology

12 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Men in Black Wins

Based on a concept first proposed by DNA Nobel laureate Francis Crick, a sophisticated combination of genetics , neurochemistry and optics - called "optogenetics" - may finally lead to the true "root" of psychiatric illness.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, UC San Diego

13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Yeast meeting to showcase latest breakthroughs in genetics and molecular biology

Nearly 600 scientists from 25 countries and 35 states will attend the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting organized by the Genetics Society of America next week at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, University of Washington, Harvard University, Princeton University

15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Diabetes discovery illuminates path to new drugs

Searching for "broken genes" - those whose protective effects come from shutting off and ceasing to function - gives drug companies an important leg up, explained David Altshuler, professor of genetics and medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

19 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Syngenta To Release 23 New NK Soybean Varieties for 2015

SYNGENTA TO RELEASE 23 NEW NK SOYBEAN VARIETIES FOR 2015 Jul. 25, 2014 Source: Syngenta news release Growing conditions and pest pressures constantly evolve.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

23 hrs ago | Medical News

Children who experience stress early in life have emotional, physical health problems

Children who have been abused or neglected early in life are at risk for developing both emotional and physical health problems.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, Family, Parenting, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Newswise

Tissue Collection Aids Search for Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disease Causes and Cures

Like other major research centers studying genetic causes of uncommon and poorly understood nervous system disorders, Cedars-Sina i maintains a growing collection of DNA and tissue samples donated by patients.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Science Daily

DNA mostly 'junk?' Only 8.2 percent of human DNA is 'functional', study finds

This figure is very different from one given in 2012, when some scientists involved in the ENCODE project stated that 80% of our genome has some biochemical function.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Weird

Examiner.com

UCLA study finds more than 100 genes linked to schizophrenia

Evidence continues to accumulate regarding genetic factors involved in the development of schizophrenia , a debilitating psychiatric disorder.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Medical News Today

Epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders

Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain's prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia , according to UC Irvine scientists.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Genes and Immunity

Host genetics and immune control of HIV-1 infection: fine mapping for ...

Correspondence: Dr J Tang, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama, World News, Zambia

Hispanic Business

Findings from Center for Microbial and Plant Genetics Has Provided...

The process involves a one-pot hydrazinolysis/Dimroth-rearrangement of these salts followed by a ligand-free copper nanoparticle-catalyzed azide-alkyne Huisgen cycloaddition."

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Genetics, Medicine, Biology

CiteULike

Genetics of regular exercise and sedentary behaviors.

Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies , Vol.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Vanderbilt University, Biology, Science, World News, Japan,

Hispanic Business

New Genetics and Dyslipidemias Findings from Federal University...

Editor at Biotech Week -- Current study results on Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Conditions have been published.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Journalism

The Independent

Climate change threatens to make the antarctic fur seal extinct

Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers' award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; twice commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Journalism, Genetics, Medicine, Zoology, Science, Biology

PhysOrg Weblog

Genetics of cancer: Non-coding DNA can finally be decoded

Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications .

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

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa cancer lab part of 'stepping into this future,' newly recruited director says

Dr. Lo has just been recruited by the Ottawa Hospital to open this city's first molecular oncology lab - a lab devoted to diagnosing the genetics of cancer.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science, Yale University, Genentech, Startups

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