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  1. Towards Universal Forward Genetics: Using a Draft Genome Sequence of...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | Genetics current issue

    ... during mutant mapping to improve the genome assembly. These results showcase the promise of genome-enabled forward genetics in non-model species.

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  2. Study sheds new light on cancer risk for carriers of BRCA1, BRCA2 gene mutationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | ABC News

    ... we really need to be looking at a young age, especially for mutation carriers," he said. "Understanding the genetics of breast cancer and other things is making us realise that we have to think about breast cancer control at a much younger age than ...

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  3. Starvation Diets Drive ObesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | News Max

    ... studied the pattern added a genetic component as well to better understand obesity. They reported that a child's genetics, relating to cognition and emotion, likely play a key role. They found that when biological conditions were just right, a nudge ...

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  4. Thousands of genes influence most diseases, researchers reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... but they add up. The work is described in a paper published June 15 in Cell . Jonathan Pritchard, PhD, professor of genetics and of biology, is the senior author. Graduate student Evan Boyle and postdoctoral scholar Yang Li, PhD, share lead ...

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  5. Family history and location of genetic fault affect risk for carriers ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | University of Cambridge

    ... about the outcomes from screening and prevention programmes," says Professor Gareth Evans, Consultant in Medical Genetics and co-author from University of Manchester. "This will also have practical implications on clinical management decisions, for ...

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  6. The Human Genome Was Never Completely SequencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Scientific American

    ... seems like a personal affront. Sequencing the unsequenced, she said, "is the last frontier for human genetics and genomics." Church, too, has been making that point, mentioning it at both the May meeting of an effort to synthesize genomes, and at ...

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  7. Selfish gene acts as both poison and antidote to eliminate competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Science Daily

    ... the spores that inherited the wtf gene." Gametes lacking the wtf genes died. Zanders says the combination of their genetics experiments and imaging studies provide ample evidence that wtf genes make both a poison and antidote. The researchers also ...

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  8. Study: While trust is inherited, distrust is notRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | EurekAlert!

    ... the individual's unique environment, but what's interesting is that trust seems to be significantly influenced by genetics, while distrust is not. Distrust appears to be primarily socialized," Reimann said. Reimann and his colleagues - UA assistant ...

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  9. Visionary Scientist Joins MPM Capital??'s Medical And Scientific Advisory BoardRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | BioSpace

    ... added Luke Evnin, MPM Co-founder and Managing Director. Dr. Elledge serves as the Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics and Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital and is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. ...

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  10. Genome-Wide Association Studies and Meta-Analyses for Congenital Heart Defects [Original Articles]Read the original story

    May 3, 2017 | Circulation

    From the Human Genetics Center, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences, UTHealth School of Public Health, Houston ; Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia ; and Division of Cardiology , Center for Applied Genomics , and Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA.

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  11. DNA variants that are bad for health may also make you stupidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | New Scientist

    What makes some people smarter than others? A genetic analysis of families in Scotland, UK, hints that brainer people have fewer DNA mutations that impair intelligence and general health, rather than having more genetic variants that make them smarter. "This is one of the most exciting studies on the genetics of intelligence I've seen for a while," says Steve Stewart-Williams of the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, who was not involved in the work.

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  12. Gene mutation linked to psychosis in Icelandic familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A team of researchers from Iceland, Finland and Germany has found evidence of a gene mutation in a large family in Iceland that explains why so many of them suffer from psychosis. In their paper published in the journal Nature Genetics , the team outlines the process they used to find the mutated gene, how they used their findings to study cases in other families, and the ways their findings might impact research on psychiatric disorders going forward.

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  13. Gene for axon degeneration identified through international gene matchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... which leads to greater risk for Alzheimer's disease, based on a new study published October 14th, 2016 in PLOS Genetics by Johanna ... An international team of scientists has identified variants of the gene EBF3 causing a developmental disorder with ...

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  14. Genetics of Wizardry: Were Harry Potter's Magical Powers Written in His DNA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | LiveScience

    ... Concepts ] A roomful of people here at Future Con got a crash course in wizarding DNA - and the basic workings of genetics - on June 17, at a talk hosted by Eric Spana, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Duke University, in North ...

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  15. The biological ironies of transgender debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | OUPblog

    ... combinations, such as XO and XXY, are well documented and have their own distinctive body biologies. Relying on genetics and chromosomes does not resolve all cases. For similar reasons, even behaviors cannot delineate male and female. In one ...

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  16. Genetic mutation could be cause of severe eczema, research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Medical News

    A genetic mutation could be the cause of severe eczema, according to new research published June 19 in Nature Genetics by researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences . Researchers believe these new findings could influence new treatment strategies for the millions of individuals who struggle with this chronic condition.

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  17. Global qPCR Market to Grow at a CAGR Of 7.63% and Forecast to 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | World News Report

    About qPCR PCR is a technique of molecular genetics, used for precise, specific, and accurate amplification and analysis of nucleic acid sequences. It is also used in a wide range of applications in research and diagnosis, such as genetic engineering, cloning, gene expression, sequencing, diagnosis, and genotyping.

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  18. Research findings lay groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for deadly neuroblastomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Medical News

    ... of about 3,200 neuroblastoma patients around the country. The team studied the patients' inheritable genetics and associated them to the type of neuroblastoma they developed. The results showed that common genetic variations in patients predisposed ...

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  19. Prostate Cancer Genetic Tests are Misinterpreted by MenRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | PRWeb

    Dr. David Samadi gives his expert opinion regarding the understanding of men either affected with or who have a high-risk for prostate cancer and their interpretation of their personal genetic testing results. My philosophy when it comes to treating prostate cancer is that the care must be individualized and with new genetic testing diagnostic tools, I can gather much more information about a patient's case each step of the way A recent survey of men who were eligible for testing of their knowledge of cancer risk and genetics found that the understanding of their personal genetic test results are either lacking or being misinterpreted by some men who had taken the multigene testing for inherited prostate cancer .

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  20. Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Medical News Today

    ... gene (mHTT) in a mouse model of Huntington's. They were led by senior author Dr. Xiao-Jiang Li, professor of human genetics at the university. They used a Huntington's mouse model that has a human mHTT gene that replaces one of its normal HTT genes. ...

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