Genetics

Genetics is the study of genes and heredity. Heredity is the passing of genetic information and traits (such as eye color and an increased chance of getting a certain disease) from parents to offspring.
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Genomics involves the study of genes, genetics, inheritance, molecular biology, biochemistry, biological statistics and incorporates the knowledge of advanced technology, computer science and mathematics.

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Only some coronaviruses found to have pandemic-causing potential

Only some coronaviruses found to have pandemic-causing potential

Origin, evolution and ecological relationships of yeasts

Origin, evolution and ecological relationships of yeasts

Report: Africa could have half of the world’s childhood cancer cases by 2050

Report: Africa could have half of the world’s childhood cancer cases by 2050

Inflammation plays a key role in resolving pain

Inflammation plays a key role in resolving pain

New drug inhibits growth of the most aggressive meningiomas

New drug inhibits growth of the most aggressive meningiomas

New micro-device could be a game-changer for thousands of people with infertility

New micro-device could be a game-changer for thousands of people with infertility

Ocular toxoplasmosis found to be common among Australians

Ocular toxoplasmosis found to be common among Australians

Novel technique to measure sperm age may help predict pregnancy success

Novel technique to measure sperm age may help predict pregnancy success

New mouse model shows the connection between stress, depression and cardiovascular disease risk

New mouse model shows the connection between stress, depression and cardiovascular disease risk

Antibiotic use could explain the growth in inflammatory bowel disease in older people

Antibiotic use could explain the growth in inflammatory bowel disease in older people

Worldwide study of diverse populations sheds new light on how genes contribute to type 2 diabetes

Worldwide study of diverse populations sheds new light on how genes contribute to type 2 diabetes

Repeated DNA sequences in the genome may contribute to schizophrenia risk

Repeated DNA sequences in the genome may contribute to schizophrenia risk

Analysis finds baffling variations in the treatment for heart attack patients in high-income nations

Analysis finds baffling variations in the treatment for heart attack patients in high-income nations

Study shows how MS patients treated with Rituximab react to COVID-19 vaccination

Study shows how MS patients treated with Rituximab react to COVID-19 vaccination

Mitochondrial respiratory chain is essential for NLRP3 inflammasome activation

Mitochondrial respiratory chain is essential for NLRP3 inflammasome activation

Researchers pursue a new way to use milk for delivering cancer-fighters to the brain

Researchers pursue a new way to use milk for delivering cancer-fighters to the brain

Hypermutation in children could be linked to the biological father receiving chemotherapy treatments

Hypermutation in children could be linked to the biological father receiving chemotherapy treatments

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Deficiency of YWHAZ gene alters neurodevelopmental process in zebrafish

Deficiency of YWHAZ gene alters neurodevelopmental process in zebrafish

New Clinical Practice Resource released to guide the treatment of patients with hearing loss

New Clinical Practice Resource released to guide the treatment of patients with hearing loss