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How we pass our genes to our children

How we pass our genes to our children

Engineered virus could be ideal for targeting cancers with lethal gene therapy

Engineered virus could be ideal for targeting cancers with lethal gene therapy

Discovery of a key marker in breast cancer tumors

Discovery of a key marker in breast cancer tumors

Randomness in gene expression to lead to differences in people that are genetically identical

Randomness in gene expression to lead to differences in people that are genetically identical

Good evidence that genes play an important role in causing schizophrenia

Good evidence that genes play an important role in causing schizophrenia

Genes and family support can buffer children against behavioral problems for which poverty puts them at risk

Genes and family support can buffer children against behavioral problems for which poverty puts them at risk

Pregnant female asthmatics who eat oily fish may be helping to protect their children against developing asthma

Pregnant female asthmatics who eat oily fish may be helping to protect their children against developing asthma

Research into flipping genes therapy by Leeds University

Research into flipping genes therapy by Leeds University

3 or 4 glasses of wine a week can kill cancer cells

3 or 4 glasses of wine a week can kill cancer cells

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

Possible new second-generation multiple sclerosis therapy

Possible new second-generation multiple sclerosis therapy

The rate of childhood type 2 diabetes is 13 times as high among South Asian children as it is among white children

The rate of childhood type 2 diabetes is 13 times as high among South Asian children as it is among white children

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

Computer program to predict where DNA molecules will pop open when twisted

Computer program to predict where DNA molecules will pop open when twisted

A higher male susceptibility to disease has helped shape the evolution of social insect behavior

A higher male susceptibility to disease has helped shape the evolution of social insect behavior

Standardizing procedures to ensure the reliability and comparability of results from microarrays

Standardizing procedures to ensure the reliability and comparability of results from microarrays

Innovative new cancer drug enters the first phase of clinical trials

Innovative new cancer drug enters the first phase of clinical trials

Some people more at risk of obesity due to genetic makeup

Some people more at risk of obesity due to genetic makeup

Scientists have genetically engineered a mouse with extraordinary resistance to bowel cancer

Scientists have genetically engineered a mouse with extraordinary resistance to bowel cancer

Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals

Researchers have identified the first gene linked to the productivity of the stem cells that produce sperm in mammals