Genetics News and Research

Latest Genetics News and Research

Human Genome Sciences has begun dosing patients with chronic hep C drug

Human Genome Sciences has begun dosing patients with chronic hep C drug

Alcoholism tends to run in families, suggesting that addiction may be related to genetics

Alcoholism tends to run in families, suggesting that addiction may be related to genetics

Evidence that abnormally short telomeres play a role in the early development of cancer

Evidence that abnormally short telomeres play a role in the early development of cancer

Men with low prostate specific antigen levels on screening tests can still have prostate cancer

Men with low prostate specific antigen levels on screening tests can still have prostate cancer

Ancient DNA answers questions from the past

Ancient DNA answers questions from the past

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

Discovery of gene linked to alcohol dependency

Discovery of gene linked to alcohol dependency

Specialists work to overcome Huntington's disease

Specialists work to overcome Huntington's disease

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

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

$3.5 million grant to develop AIDS vaccinations

$3.5 million grant to develop AIDS vaccinations

Some smokers may be genetically predisposed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Some smokers may be genetically predisposed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

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

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

Using gene therapy to fight rheumatoid arthritis

Using gene therapy to fight rheumatoid arthritis

Genome research sheds light on Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Genome research sheds light on Bardet-Biedl syndrome