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8 hrs ago | Cell Research

Baf250a orchestrates an epigenetic pathway to repress the...

To explore molecular control of SAN function, we specifically deleted Baf250a , a key regulatory component of the ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling complex SWI/SNF, in the SAN.

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12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Genetics and lifestyle have a strong impact on biomarkers for inflammation and cancer

In a new study published in Nature Communications , research scientists from Uppsala University present for the first time a large-scale study of the significance of genetic, clinical and lifestyle factors for protein levels in the bloodstream.

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12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Genetics and lifestyle have a strong impact on biomarkers for inflammation and cancer

In a new study published in Nature Communications , research scientists from Uppsala University present for the first time a large-scale study of the significance of genetic, clinical and lifestyle factors for protein levels in the bloodstream.

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13 hrs ago | Daniel Lemire's blog

Expert performance and training: what we really know

Movies such as Good Will Hunting tell beautiful stories about young people able to instantly master difficult topics, without any effort on their part.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Family, Kids, Parenting

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CiteULike

Harnessing natural sequence variation to dissect posttranscriptional regulatory networks in yeast.

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LongIsland.com

More Than Just X and Y: A New Genetic Basis for Sex Determination

August 18, 2014 - Men and women differ in plenty of obvious ways, and scientists have long known that genetic differences buried deep within our DNA underlie these distinctions.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Biology

The Block Island Times

Who are you calling dumb?

Something very exciting happened earlier this summer: the dumb blonde stereotype was shattered.

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The Raw Story

How science is using the genetics of disease to make drugs better

Personalised medicine is the ability to tailor therapy to an individual patient so that, as it's often put, the right treatment is given to the right patient at the right time.

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ScienceBlogs

What would analog genetics look like? [Pharyngula]

How about another of those non-awkward Dawkins Twitter questions ? Although this one actually is kind of awkward, in a non-offensive way.

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CiteULike

Using random walks to identify cancer-associated modules in expression data.

The etiology of cancer involves a complex series of genetic and environmental conditions.

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Circulation

A Common LPA Null Allele Associates With Lower Lipoprotein(a) Levels...

From the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine , Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics , and Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit , University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; and Leibniz-Institut fA1 4r Arterioskleroseforschung an der UniversitA t MA1 4nster, MA1 4nster, Germany .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Forward

How Angelina Jolie Changed Things For People With BRCA Mutations

"I can tell my children that they don't need to fear they will lose me to breast cancer," said actress Angelina Jolie last May when she announced that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, US News, US Supreme Court, Biotech, Myriad Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Biology, Science

Medical Daily

Genetic Mutations Missed By Whole Genome Sequencing Can Be Found With ...

By using a special "deep sequencing" technique, scientists have identified somatic mutations affecting only a percentage of cells in patients with brain disorders.

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Hispanic Business

Interleukin Genetics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

"Adoption appears to be especially high at dental offices where ten or more patients have insurance plans that cover the test.

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Beef Magazine

Researchers Closing In On The Genetics of Bovine Respiratory Disease

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.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Medical Daily

MicroRNA, Contained Within The Genome, May Play A Role In Our Sexual Identity

A team of geneticists discover how a subset of miRNAs plays a key role in differentiating male and female tissues in the fruit fly.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Foster's Daily Democrat

UNH researchers lead in breeding better strawberries

Strawberry shortcake. Strawberry rhubarb pie. Strawberry ice cream. Summertime in New England wouldn't be the same without these bountiful, sweet, juicy berries.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hampshire College, University of New Hampshire, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Life, Fruits, Food

The Medina Gazette

The debate over foods containing GMOs continues

The foods people eat and how those foods are grown and manufactured has long been a topic of contention.

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Medical News

VCU receives federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study genetics of alcohol abuse

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Pharmacology

The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Carcinogenesis and Cancer Genetics

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.

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