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Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Missing genes may help explain why plague bacteria are so deadly

Missing genes may help explain why plague bacteria are so deadly

MRI most effective for detecting breast cancer for women with breast cancer gene mutations

MRI most effective for detecting breast cancer for women with breast cancer gene mutations

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Gene mutations cause 85 percent of colon cancers

Gene mutations cause 85 percent of colon cancers

Research crucial in determining what gene mutations might lead to congenital cardiovascular defects

Research crucial in determining what gene mutations might lead to congenital cardiovascular defects

Genetically modified fish may help treat hemophiliacs

Genetically modified fish may help treat hemophiliacs

Gene linked to both alcoholism and depression

Gene linked to both alcoholism and depression

Autism may arise from a mixture of sources that include a few genes and epigenetics

Autism may arise from a mixture of sources that include a few genes and epigenetics

Studies of human genetic variation have found strong evidence for the action of natural selection

Studies of human genetic variation have found strong evidence for the action of natural selection

Cancers, including colon, prostate, and leukemia, continue to grow unchecked

Cancers, including colon, prostate, and leukemia, continue to grow unchecked

Gene therapy holds much promise for treating aggressive human superficial bladder cancer

Gene therapy holds much promise for treating aggressive human superficial bladder cancer

Researchers uncover how HIV causes abnormalities in antibody-producing cells

Researchers uncover how HIV causes abnormalities in antibody-producing cells

Japanese research lab to use an IBM supercomputer for protein research

Japanese research lab to use an IBM supercomputer for protein research

Advances in gene silencing on the agenda

Advances in gene silencing on the agenda

New genetic hypothesis for the cause of autism

New genetic hypothesis for the cause of autism

Pioneering work with human embryonic stem cells could speed up development of new treatments for Parkinson’s and diabetes

Pioneering work with human embryonic stem cells could speed up development of new treatments for Parkinson’s and diabetes

First indication that Parkinson’s disease can be caused by a defect in a protein

First indication that Parkinson’s disease can be caused by a defect in a protein

Mitochondrial genes cause nuclear mischief

Mitochondrial genes cause nuclear mischief

Scientists investigate the ability of heart muscle to repair itself

Scientists investigate the ability of heart muscle to repair itself