Genetics News and Research

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Single nucleotide polymorphisms and forensic genetics, maybe not such a perfect combination

Single nucleotide polymorphisms and forensic genetics, maybe not such a perfect combination

Organic molecules spontaneously organize themselves into large spherical structures

Organic molecules spontaneously organize themselves into large spherical structures

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Possible link between elevated calcium levels in older neurons and aging-related disorders of the brain

Possible link between elevated calcium levels in older neurons and aging-related disorders of the brain

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes

Brain protein called MC4R that plays a role in the urge to eat has now been found to influence appetite in a second way

Brain protein called MC4R that plays a role in the urge to eat has now been found to influence appetite in a second way

Scientists have devised a novel way to repair one of the genetic mutations that causes ataxia-telangiectasia

Scientists have devised a novel way to repair one of the genetic mutations that causes ataxia-telangiectasia

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

More efficient method to sequence the human genome

More efficient method to sequence the human genome

Comprehensive study raises questions about "demethylation" agents

Comprehensive study raises questions about "demethylation" agents

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Benitec receives exclusive rights to use DNA technology pioneered at Stanford University for all RNAi therapeutic uses

Benitec receives exclusive rights to use DNA technology pioneered at Stanford University for all RNAi therapeutic uses

Cyclopamine, derived from the corn lily may treat and prevent basal cell carcinoma

Cyclopamine, derived from the corn lily may treat and prevent basal cell carcinoma

Fruit and vitamin C intake are likely to be useful for the prevention of stomach cancer

Fruit and vitamin C intake are likely to be useful for the prevention of stomach cancer

We are at the very beginning of 'gene finding' for alcohol response

We are at the very beginning of 'gene finding' for alcohol response

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

Genetic science gaining momentum by silencing genes

Genetic science gaining momentum by silencing genes

Asthma research company Synairgen to float on London's Alternative Investment Market

Asthma research company Synairgen to float on London's Alternative Investment Market

Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms the importance of connections between populations

Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms the importance of connections between populations