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SLITRK1 gene appears to contribute to some cases of Tourette's Syndrome

SLITRK1 gene appears to contribute to some cases of Tourette's Syndrome

Sleletal muscle findings highlight the importance of exercise in obese people

Sleletal muscle findings highlight the importance of exercise in obese people

Technique for inserting genes into specific sites on the genome in liver cells

Technique for inserting genes into specific sites on the genome in liver cells

Mutations in receptor tyrosine kinases provide potential for highly-targeted cancer therapies

Mutations in receptor tyrosine kinases provide potential for highly-targeted cancer therapies

Multiple rare mutations within a single gene may increase risk for autism

Multiple rare mutations within a single gene may increase risk for autism

Discovery of a receptor that appears to function as one "lock" that HSV opens to allow it to enter human cells

Discovery of a receptor that appears to function as one "lock" that HSV opens to allow it to enter human cells

Hidden secrets on the nature and timing of genome evolution in mammals revealed

Hidden secrets on the nature and timing of genome evolution in mammals revealed

Rapid new technique for detecting group A streptococcus

Rapid new technique for detecting group A streptococcus

Identical twins lose some fundamental similarities as they grow older

Identical twins lose some fundamental similarities as they grow older

A new method for manipulating macromolecules

A new method for manipulating macromolecules

New research raises the possibility that the risk of developing arsenic-related disease is not the same for everybody

New research raises the possibility that the risk of developing arsenic-related disease is not the same for everybody

New techniques use mitochondrial DNA as an early indicator for certain types of cancer

New techniques use mitochondrial DNA as an early indicator for certain types of cancer

Inactive gene may explain higher incidence of prostate cancer in African-Americans compared to Caucasians

Inactive gene may explain higher incidence of prostate cancer in African-Americans compared to Caucasians

Research challenges the evolutionary paradigm that continuous alterations occur during the course of genome evolution

Research challenges the evolutionary paradigm that continuous alterations occur during the course of genome evolution

Venom of marine cone snails may provide an improved treatment for neuropathic pain associated with diabetes

Venom of marine cone snails may provide an improved treatment for neuropathic pain associated with diabetes

Accumulation of genetic changes is not solely determined by natural selection

Accumulation of genetic changes is not solely determined by natural selection

New bioinformatics technique for systematically analyzing key regions in DNA that help control gene activity

New bioinformatics technique for systematically analyzing key regions in DNA that help control gene activity

Role of toxins in inherited disease

Role of toxins in inherited disease

Genetic variation alters response to anti-clotting drug warfarin

Genetic variation alters response to anti-clotting drug warfarin

Newly discovered gene could provide targets for diabetes therapies

Newly discovered gene could provide targets for diabetes therapies