Genetics News and Research

Latest Genetics News and Research

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

Discovery and improvement of glyphosate tolerance gene

Discovery and improvement of glyphosate tolerance gene

Are we as crazy as mad cows?

Are we as crazy as mad cows?

Tumour suppressor gene family may be key to new colon cancer drugs

Tumour suppressor gene family may be key to new colon cancer drugs

Scientists believe that the dog genome holds a wealth of information that will benefit human health

Scientists believe that the dog genome holds a wealth of information that will benefit human health

Protein that appears to play a key role in Alzheimer's disease

Protein that appears to play a key role in Alzheimer's disease

A genetic variant (MTHFR C677T) puts half the population at increased risk of neural tube defects

A genetic variant (MTHFR C677T) puts half the population at increased risk of neural tube defects

Scientists have sped up a common jumping gene found in the human genome

Scientists have sped up a common jumping gene found in the human genome

Scientists have taken the first steps towards producing a sustainable and pure source of the healthy fats found in oily fish

Scientists have taken the first steps towards producing a sustainable and pure source of the healthy fats found in oily fish

New study of tumor genetics may help to treat patients with head and neck cancer

New study of tumor genetics may help to treat patients with head and neck cancer

Closer to understanding the function of a protein linked to an inherited form of the movement disorder dystonia

Closer to understanding the function of a protein linked to an inherited form of the movement disorder dystonia

Launch of Crucial Genetics, a state-of-the-art genetic profiling service

Launch of Crucial Genetics, a state-of-the-art genetic profiling service

Multimillion-dollar electron microscope unveils shapes of viruses and proteins

Multimillion-dollar electron microscope unveils shapes of viruses and proteins