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Genome of mammals is much more complex than previously thought

Genome of mammals is much more complex than previously thought

New recommendations for screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations

New recommendations for screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations

Human embryonic stem cell lines accumulate changes in their genetic material over time

Human embryonic stem cell lines accumulate changes in their genetic material over time

Researchers discover one of the reasons why melanoma is so ruthless

Researchers discover one of the reasons why melanoma is so ruthless

Significant advance in the study of small ribonucleic acids

Significant advance in the study of small ribonucleic acids

New understanding of how our genome works to produce a complex organism like a human being

New understanding of how our genome works to produce a complex organism like a human being

Rett Syndrome gene discovery

Rett Syndrome gene discovery

Overall genome landscape between chimps and humans can be attributed to large segmental duplications

Overall genome landscape between chimps and humans can be attributed to large segmental duplications

Molecular switch that turns on the production of myelin

Molecular switch that turns on the production of myelin

Potential new way to fight HIV

Potential new way to fight HIV

One protein hardens enamel while the other weakens it, say USC researchers

One protein hardens enamel while the other weakens it, say USC researchers

Study points to link to neurodegenerative disease target

Study points to link to neurodegenerative disease target

Significant advance in the study of small ribonucleic acids

Significant advance in the study of small ribonucleic acids

African-American women with mitochondrial DNA variant are at increased risk of breast cancer

African-American women with mitochondrial DNA variant are at increased risk of breast cancer

James Bond affects the development of breasts!

James Bond affects the development of breasts!

Study provides first steps toward individualized treatment of serious injuries

Study provides first steps toward individualized treatment of serious injuries

Men with breast cancer gene at risk of pancreatic and prostate cancers

Men with breast cancer gene at risk of pancreatic and prostate cancers

Human Y chromosome stays intact while chimp Y loses genes

Human Y chromosome stays intact while chimp Y loses genes

Mutation in the BRAC2 breast cancer gene may also increase the risk of bone and throat cancers

Mutation in the BRAC2 breast cancer gene may also increase the risk of bone and throat cancers

Compound called GRN163L blocks lung cancer

Compound called GRN163L blocks lung cancer