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Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment - WebMD
Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment  WebMD

he largest study of its kind, involving more than 2 million people across five countries, finds that autism spectrum disorders are 80% reliant on inherited genes.


How a Revolutionary Genetic Discovery Is Changing What We Know About Anorexia - Mother Jones
How a Revolutionary Genetic Discovery Is Changing What We Know About Anorexia  Mother Jones

“Why won't she eat more? Why won't he eat more?” Cynthia Bulik, a clinical psychologist, and founding director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...


Is autism caused by environmental or genetic factors? - Big Think
Is autism caused by environmental or genetic factors?  Big Think

Judging from their headlines, two recent studies seem to produce contradictory findings in regard to whether autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is mostly due to the ...


Autism largely caused by genetics, not environment, study finds - Chicago Tribune
Autism largely caused by genetics, not environment, study finds  Chicago Tribune

The largest study of its kind, involving more than 2 million people across five countries, finds that autism spectrum disorders are 80% reliant on inherited genes.


Genetics & Genomics - Fred Hutch News Service
Genetics & Genomics  Fred Hutch News Service

Since the mapping of the human genome was completed in 2003, research into the genetic factors behind health and disease has led to revolutionary new ...


The risk of developing autism is 80% genetic, researchers now say - Big Think
The risk of developing autism is 80% genetic, researchers now say  Big Think

The study — which involved more than 2 million children — is the largest of its kind.


Anorexia May Be Linked to Metabolism, a Genetic Analysis Suggests - Scientific American
Anorexia May Be Linked to Metabolism, a Genetic Analysis Suggests  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...


23andMe competitor Veritas Genetics slashes price of whole genome sequencing 40% to $600 - CNBC
23andMe competitor Veritas Genetics slashes price of whole genome sequencing 40% to $600  CNBC

Genome-sequencing company Veritas Genetics offered the first $1,000 whole genome sequence to consumers and physicians in 2016. Now the company is ...


This genetic breakthrough on anorexia should transform how the disease is seen - The Guardian
This genetic breakthrough on anorexia should transform how the disease is seen  The Guardian

A study showing a genetic link to the eating disorder shows how wrong it is to simplistically blame sufferers for illness, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff.


The Genetics of Anorexia: A Disorder of Metabolism? - Medscape
The Genetics of Anorexia: A Disorder of Metabolism?  Medscape

A genome-wide association study of anorexia nervosa suggests that its origins may not be purely psychiatric.


Is ADHD genetic? Causes, risk factors, and research - Medical News Today
Is ADHD genetic? Causes, risk factors, and research  Medical News Today

In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more ...


What Can Modern Genetics Tell Us About an Ancient Human Population? - Technology Networks
What Can Modern Genetics Tell Us About an Ancient Human Population?  Technology Networks

Researchers at the University of Tokyo conducted a census of the Japanese population around 2,500 years ago using the Y chromosomes of men living on the ...


Leading researcher Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D. named chair of UM Department of Human Genetics - University of Michigan Health System News
Leading researcher Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D. named chair of UM Department of Human Genetics  University of Michigan Health System News

ANN ARBOR, MI – Professor of Human Genetics Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D. has been named chair of the Department of Human Genetics and the James V. Neel ...


Kroger Prescription Plans Partners with Myriad Genetics to Offer GeneSight Genetic Tests and Genetic Counseling in Kroger Pharmacies - DARKDaily.com - Laboratory News
Kroger Prescription Plans Partners with Myriad Genetics to Offer GeneSight Genetic Tests and Genetic Counseling in Kroger Pharmacies  DARKDaily.com - Laboratory News

Kroger Prescription Plans partners with Myriad Genetics to offer GeneSight genetic tests and genetic counseling in Kroger pharmacies.


Dementia Incidence Reduced in People With High-Risk Genetics - MedPage Today
Dementia Incidence Reduced in People With High-Risk Genetics  MedPage Today

LOS ANGELES -- A healthy lifestyle reduced dementia incidence in people with high-risk genetics, an analysis of nearly 200,000 older adults in the UK Biobank ...


New Study Finds Genetics Is Why Some People Feel 'Paranoid' When They Get High - GreenState
New Study Finds Genetics Is Why Some People Feel 'Paranoid' When They Get High  GreenState

Cannabis is enjoyable for most people but decidedly not for some. Science seems to now know why.


Genetic Origin of Severe Developmental Eye Condition Identified - Michigan Medicine
Genetic Origin of Severe Developmental Eye Condition Identified  Michigan Medicine

The finding is a promising step forward in understanding eye growth – and potentially fixing near- and far-sightedness. eye. Those with a rare genetic condition ...


Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights - MIT News
Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights  MIT News

Researchers, including David Page of MIT's Whitehead Institute, find differences in gene expression between males and females throughout the body in humans ...


Genetics-inspired approach could improve classroom analysis - Phys.org
Genetics-inspired approach could improve classroom analysis  Phys.org

To understand the disparity between the fields of education research and genomics, just consider how each might define the word "coding."


Political Leanings Can’t Be Reduced to Genetic Programming - National Review
Political Leanings Can’t Be Reduced to Genetic Programming  National Review

Increasingly, the intellectual consensus seems to be that our political leanings are hardwired in our genes. There is some excellent research behind this thinking ...


How to improve adoption of genetic testing into provider workflow? - MobiHealthNews
How to improve adoption of genetic testing into provider workflow?  MobiHealthNews

Flare Capital Partners offers an overview of sequencing options, opportunities for integration into clinical workflow and the companies making that happen.


New Genetics Evidence Should Help Quell "Reefer Madness"Mongering - Cato Institute
New Genetics Evidence Should Help Quell "Reefer Madness"Mongering  Cato Institute

Associations between cannabis and psychosis are very nuanced and should not be exaggerated.


Illumina earnings points to worrying signs for consumer genetics industry - STAT
Illumina earnings points to worrying signs for consumer genetics industry  STAT

New figures suggest consumer genetics companies are ordering fewer genotyping arrays, which suggests customers are buying fewer DNA tests.


Genetic tests gaining popularity for diagnosis & treatments in India - Economic Times
Genetic tests gaining popularity for diagnosis & treatments in India  Economic Times

Aryan Ramsinghani reached infant milestones like crawling and sitting up at expected times. But in 2004, when he was around two, he slipped from his uncle's ...


New Research Indicates MS May Be Genetic in Some Families - Healthline
New Research Indicates MS May Be Genetic in Some Families  Healthline

Researchers say understanding the role our genes play in multiple sclerosis risk can help us understand the disease better.


Shedding light on darker parts of our genetic heritage - Science Daily
Shedding light on darker parts of our genetic heritage  Science Daily

More than half of our genome consists of transposons, DNA sequences that are reminiscent of ancient, extinct viruses. Transposons are normally silenced by a ...


Nevada Health Study Using Genetics To Fight Disease Statewide - KUER 90.1
Nevada Health Study Using Genetics To Fight Disease Statewide  KUER 90.1

Genetics can tell us a lot about ourselves, from where we come from to our risk of developing disease. In Nevada, researchers are collecting this personal.


NIH scientists link genetics to risk of high blood pressure among blacks - National Institutes of Health
NIH scientists link genetics to risk of high blood pressure among blacks  National Institutes of Health

Variants in the gene ARMC5 may be associated with high blood pressure among blacks, according to a National Institutes of Health study led by researchers at ...


UK's leading mouse genetics centre faces closure - The Guardian
UK's leading mouse genetics centre faces closure  The Guardian

Britain's leading centre for mouse genetics is facing closure in a move that critics say will undermine crucial research on serious diseases and threaten the ...


Reanalysis of molecular data yields new genetic diagnoses - Baylor College of Medicine News
Reanalysis of molecular data yields new genetic diagnoses  Baylor College of Medicine News

A genomic strategy implemented by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine can efficiently increase the molecular diagnostic rate of undiagnosed diseases.


Genetic breakthrough in cereal crops could help improve yields worldwide - Science Daily
Genetic breakthrough in cereal crops could help improve yields worldwide  Science Daily

A team of scientists has achieved a breakthrough in the genetics of senescence in cereal crops with the potential to dramatically impact the future of food security ...


Human migration in Oceania recreated through paper mulberry genetics: Humans carried the plant, used to make barkcloth, as they colonized new islands across Oceania - Science Daily
Human migration in Oceania recreated through paper mulberry genetics: Humans carried the plant, used to make barkcloth, as they colonized new islands across Oceania  Science Daily

The migration and interaction routes of prehistoric humans throughout the islands of Oceania can be retraced using genetic differences between paper mulberry ...


Evolutionary Medicine May Provide Clues for Cancer Genetics - OncLive
Evolutionary Medicine May Provide Clues for Cancer Genetics  OncLive

Today, with the routine performance of single gene or germline panel testing, as well as a critical focus on prospective follow-up of individuals with incompletely ...


Genetic testing reveals that Europe is a melting pot, made of immigrants - National Geographic
Genetic testing reveals that Europe is a melting pot, made of immigrants  National Geographic

Genetic tests of ancient settlers' remains show that Europe is a melting pot of bloodlines from Africa, the Middle East, and today's Russia.


Gene Test For Alzheimer's Can Raise Thorny Questions : Shots - Health News - NPR
Gene Test For Alzheimer's Can Raise Thorny Questions : Shots - Health News  NPR

Genetic tests can now tell us a lot about our risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. But that doesn't mean people are prepared to receive the information.


Genetics may help predict the right blood pressure drug for you - Medical Xpress
Genetics may help predict the right blood pressure drug for you  Medical Xpress

Medication can play a huge role in reducing high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke, heart attack and other serious health problems. Yet given the wide ...


US politicians voice fears over genetics firm with links to Ireland and China - The Irish Times
US politicians voice fears over genetics firm with links to Ireland and China  The Irish Times

DNA data could be used by Chinese to devise biological weapons, say senators.


For $4,000, This Genetic Counselor Will Screen Your DNA for Thousands of Diseases - Bloomberg
For $4,000, This Genetic Counselor Will Screen Your DNA for Thousands of Diseases  Bloomberg

At Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital, healthy patients can get tested to gauge their risk for developing a myriad of conditions.


Study provides new insights into the relationship between PTSD, genetics and inflammation - PsyPost
Study provides new insights into the relationship between PTSD, genetics and inflammation  PsyPost

New genetic research could lead the way to more effective treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study, which appears in Brain, Behavior, ...


Folbigg children 'likely' to have been killed by genetic variant, experts at inquiry say - ABC Local
Folbigg children 'likely' to have been killed by genetic variant, experts at inquiry say  ABC Local

Genetic experts argue a genetic variant likely caused the death of two of Kathleen Folbigg's daughters, in a series of back-and-forth submissions to an inquiry ...


Boosting genetic diversity may save vanishing animal populations. But it may also backfire - Science Magazine
Boosting genetic diversity may save vanishing animal populations. But it may also backfire  Science Magazine

PROVIDENCE—The expanding global human footprint is dividing the world's flora and fauna into ever-smaller, more isolated populations that could wink out ...


Improving Genetic Diversity in PRE Horses - TheHorse.com
Improving Genetic Diversity in PRE Horses  TheHorse.com

When breeders flock to the same few stallions, a genetic nightmare can result. Here's how science helped improve genetic diversity in PRE horses.


Prominent Mouse Genetics Center Could be Shuttered - The Scientist
Prominent Mouse Genetics Center Could be Shuttered  The Scientist

Staff at the UK's Harwell Institute were notified that a strategy board recommended halting its academic work, but a final decision is months away.


New Noninvasive Genetic Tests for IVF Embryos Are in Development - The Wall Street Journal
New Noninvasive Genetic Tests for IVF Embryos Are in Development  The Wall Street Journal

Scientists at academic medical centers and fertility companies are developing more accurate and less invasive ways to test whether embryos made through in ...


Genetic similarities of osteosarcoma between dogs and children: Novel findings for this deadly bone cancer could lead to better treatments for people and pets - Science Daily
Genetic similarities of osteosarcoma between dogs and children: Novel findings for this deadly bone cancer could lead to better treatments for people and pets  Science Daily

A bone cancer known as osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to the results of a new study. The findings could help break ...


In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date - CNN
In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date  CNN

First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is more likely to be ...


Ancestry CEO on Genetic Data Privacy: ‘Consumers Need to Think About Who They Do Business With’ - Fortune
Ancestry CEO on Genetic Data Privacy: ‘Consumers Need to Think About Who They Do Business With’  Fortune

Many people who take at-home DNA tests to learn more about their family tree don't realize that their data could be shared for other purposes. Consumer DNA ...


The Potential and Uncertainties of Genetic Rescue - Technology Networks
The Potential and Uncertainties of Genetic Rescue  Technology Networks

Technology Networks is an internationally recognised publisher that provides access to the latest scientific news, products, research, videos and posters.


Plans to provide genetic testing on the NHS could harm well-being - New Scientist
Plans to provide genetic testing on the NHS could harm well-being  New Scientist

The National Health *Service* (NHS) in England is set to offer genetic testing to help determine people's risk of developing common diseases such as cancer and ...


Consumer genetic testing companies team up to lobby on privacy policy - STAT
Consumer genetic testing companies team up to lobby on privacy policy  STAT

Ancestry, 23andMe, and Helix formed the Coalition for Genetic Data Protection to provide the companies with a “collective voice,” its director said.


Illumina stock plunges more than 14% after genetics company lowers guidance - MarketWatch
Illumina stock plunges more than 14% after genetics company lowers guidance  MarketWatch

Illumina Inc. shares plunged more than 14% in the extended session Thursday after the company reported preliminary revenue for the fiscal second quarter and.


Healthy living can counteract a high genetic risk of Alzheimer’s, study suggests - Los Angeles Times
Healthy living can counteract a high genetic risk of Alzheimer’s, study suggests  Los Angeles Times

A healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia even for those with a higher genetic risk of developing these ...


Seattle Genetics investors breathe a sigh of relief as Adcetris posts 30% sales growth - FiercePharma
Seattle Genetics investors breathe a sigh of relief as Adcetris posts 30% sales growth  FiercePharma

Seattle Genetics recently hired its first chief commercial officer, who is charged with fine-tuning the sales approach for Adcetris and preparing for future product ...


Seattle Genetics shares rise on strong Adcetris sales, $218M in revenue for Q2 - GeekWire
Seattle Genetics shares rise on strong Adcetris sales, $218M in revenue for Q2  GeekWire

Cancer drugmaker Seattle Genetics reported stronger-than-expected revenues for the second quarter as its stock rose more than 8 percent in after-hours trading ...


Researchers criticize study calling for expansion of genetic testing for breast cancer - Medical Xpress
Researchers criticize study calling for expansion of genetic testing for breast cancer  Medical Xpress

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have criticised a recent study calling into question guidelines on genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer.


Little genes, big conservation: Scientists study genetic rescue - Science Daily
Little genes, big conservation: Scientists study genetic rescue  Science Daily

A new article examines the potential and uncertainties of attempting genetic rescue, a conservation approach that involves moving a small number of individual ...


DNA, genetic genealogy helps exonerate an innocent man of murder for first time - Fox News
DNA, genetic genealogy helps exonerate an innocent man of murder for first time  Fox News

DNA and genetic genealogy for the first time ever have helped exonerate a man who was convicted of a murder he didn't commit.


Scientists Hope Genetic Research Will Lead to New Breakthroughs in Weed Control - Lab Manager Magazine
Scientists Hope Genetic Research Will Lead to New Breakthroughs in Weed Control  Lab Manager Magazine

An article featured in the journal Weed Science sheds important new light on the genetics and potential control of Palmer amaranth and waterhemp.


Genetic control for major agricultural weeds? - Science Daily
Genetic control for major agricultural weeds?  Science Daily

Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two aggressive weeds that threaten the food supply in North America, are increasingly hard to kill with commercially available ...


Genetic Disorders - Fred Hutch News Service
Genetic Disorders  Fred Hutch News Service

Broken, missing or mutated genes are root causes of most cancers. Decades of cancer research at Fred Hutch have given our scientists a deep understanding of ...


Taking the sting out: Australian gene editing is crossing the pain threshold - The Guardian
Taking the sting out: Australian gene editing is crossing the pain threshold  The Guardian

A Sydney team has developed a box jellyfish antidote so simple it can go on as a spray. But it's only the first step.


Romantic partnerships mitigate influence of genetic predisposition to alcohol consumption - Medical Xpress
Romantic partnerships mitigate influence of genetic predisposition to alcohol consumption  Medical Xpress

People with a genetic predisposition to risky alcohol behavior are less likely to drink frequently, become intoxicated often, or suffer from alcohol dependence ...


$69 million fund boosts grape genetic research at Cornell - WSYR
$69 million fund boosts grape genetic research at Cornell  WSYR

(WSYR-TV) — The Finger Lakes are known for their vineyards but the sun shines on this one a little differently. Lance Cadle-Davidson, Grape Pathologist ...


Invitae Acquires Jungla For Genetic Test Analysis Tech - Seeking Alpha
Invitae Acquires Jungla For Genetic Test Analysis Tech  Seeking Alpha

Invitae has acquire Jungla for up to $65 million in cash, stock, and contingent milestone payments. Jungle has developed a machine learning genetic analytics ...


Government readies nationwide genome analysis plan in bid to reduce disease burden - Livemint
Government readies nationwide genome analysis plan in bid to reduce disease burden  Livemint

NEW DELHI: The government is exploring recreational genetics, a new area in the field of genome testing, for reducing India's disease burden. Private DNA ...


Regulating genetic biohacking - Science Magazine
Regulating genetic biohacking  Science Magazine

Just as the popularization of computers in the late 1970s and early 1980s gave rise to computer hacking, the recent accessibility and affordability of relatively ...


Local doctor speaks out on the importance of the genetic risks o - KTVA
Local doctor speaks out on the importance of the genetic risks o  KTVA

Cancer doesn't have to be a death sentence. Dr. Ellen Provost, director of the Epidemiology Center at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is proof.


Is Russia Creating A Nazi-Style Army of Genetic Supersoldiers? - The National Interest Online
Is Russia Creating A Nazi-Style Army of Genetic Supersoldiers?  The National Interest Online

Want to be a Russian paratrooper or tank commander? Then you'd better hope you have the right genes. The Russian military will be assigning soldiers based ...


Genetic differences between strains of Epstein-Barr virus can alter its activity - Science Daily
Genetic differences between strains of Epstein-Barr virus can alter its activity  Science Daily

Researchers have identified how differences in the genetic sequence of the two main strains of the cancer-associated Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) can alter the way ...


Health Care Buzz: Scams — genetic testing fraud | Southern Idaho Local News - Twin Falls Times-News
Health Care Buzz: Scams — genetic testing fraud | Southern Idaho Local News  Twin Falls Times-News

Taenia Hudson, the senior medicare patrol coordinator at the College of Southern Idaho Office on Aging, shared with us a hot new issue impacting our senior ...


SCAM ALERT: Door-to-door scammers offer 'free' genetic test in exchange for Medicare info - KUTV 2News
SCAM ALERT: Door-to-door scammers offer 'free' genetic test in exchange for Medicare info  KUTV 2News

Scammers have found a new way to exploit Utahns for money. This one involves an offer of "free" genetic testing, a press release from the Utah Department of ...


Interpace Diagnostics Buys Cancer Genetics' BioPharma Business for $23.5M - Clinical OMICs News
Interpace Diagnostics Buys Cancer Genetics' BioPharma Business for $23.5M  Clinical OMICs News

The deals are designed to expand Interpace into a leading provider of oncology testing and services across the spectrum of cancer—from assessment to drug ...


A Genetic Ghost Hunt: What Ancient Humans Live On In Our DNA? - The Crux - Discover Magazine
A Genetic Ghost Hunt: What Ancient Humans Live On In Our DNA? - The Crux  Discover Magazine

There are hints that unknown groups of ancient humans mated with our own ancestors, leaving traces of their DNA in our genomes long after they disappeared.


New genetic study links chronic pain to depression, BMI, schizophrenia, arthritis and PTSD - The Conversation UK
New genetic study links chronic pain to depression, BMI, schizophrenia, arthritis and PTSD  The Conversation UK

Discovery of genetic overlap between chronic pain and a host of other conditions could help provide better treatments.


Genetics experts recover thousands of bones underground in Italy - TVNZ
Genetics experts recover thousands of bones underground in Italy  TVNZ

Experts, who are working for the family of a girl who went missing in 1983, recovered both “adult and non-adult” remains.


HIV's genetic code, hidden in old tissue, adds to signs of virus' emergence - STAT
HIV's genetic code, hidden in old tissue, adds to signs of virus' emergence  STAT

Scientists at the University of Arizona were able to extract from the tissue a nearly complete genetic sequence of an HIV virus.


Genetic Mutation Behind Skull Disorder Discovered - Technology Networks
Genetic Mutation Behind Skull Disorder Discovered  Technology Networks

A collaboration led by scientists at Oregon State University, the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom and Erasmus University in The Netherlands has ...


Sydney's Song: Family raising money and awareness for rare genetic disease - KTRK-TV
Sydney's Song: Family raising money and awareness for rare genetic disease  KTRK-TV

A 5-year-old girl from Jersey Village is battling one of the rarest genetic diseases in the world.


Based On Its ROE, Is Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) A High Quality Stock? - Yahoo Finance
Based On Its ROE, Is Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) A High Quality Stock?  Yahoo Finance

Want to participate in a short research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and you could win a $250 gift card! Many investors are still learning about ...


Datar Cancer Genetics launches operations in Germany - BSI bureau
Datar Cancer Genetics launches operations in Germany  BSI bureau

Dr Stefan Schuster, a specialist in oncology diagnostics, will provide strategic leadership to the European operations.


Living longer or healthier? Genetic discovery in worms suggests they can be separated - Phys.org
Living longer or healthier? Genetic discovery in worms suggests they can be separated  Phys.org

In a report published today in Nature Communications, a surprising new genetic discovery by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and ...


New psychosis treatment targets genetic mutation instead of symptoms - Medical News Today
New psychosis treatment targets genetic mutation instead of symptoms  Medical News Today

A novel treatment that targets the biological effects of a specific genetic mutation could help alleviate the symptoms of psychosis, a new study finds.


High Systolic BP Causes Valve Disease, Genetic Study Suggests - Medscape
High Systolic BP Causes Valve Disease, Genetic Study Suggests  Medscape

A person's lifetime exposure to elevated systolic blood pressure (BP) compared with a normal systolic BP, as reflected by a genetic risk score (GRS), almost ...


Wild Mice Inject Genetic Diversity into Models of Alzheimer's Disease - Alzforum
Wild Mice Inject Genetic Diversity into Models of Alzheimer's Disease  Alzforum

Inbred laboratory mouse strains, though ideal for research, fail to recapitulate the genetic diversity that often steers the course of human diseases. For better ...


Does genetic testing pose psychosocial risks? - Science Daily
Does genetic testing pose psychosocial risks?  Science Daily

For the last quarter century, researchers have been asking whether genetic information might have negative psychosocial effects. Anxiety, depression, disrupted ...


The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis - The Guardian
The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis  The Guardian

Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental change.


Is Kidney Cancer Genetic? - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Is Kidney Cancer Genetic?  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

A family history of kidney cancer does not necessarily mean that you have inherited a gene that causes kidney cancer. Some genetic conditions can lead to ...


Irish genetic data collected by private firm to be shared with health service - The Irish Times
Irish genetic data collected by private firm to be shared with health service  The Irish Times

Access to data will initially be given to pharma firms only for first 'year or two'


Dynamic genetic regulation of gene expression during cellular differentiation - Science Magazine
Dynamic genetic regulation of gene expression during cellular differentiation  Science Magazine

Genetic variation drives the spectrum of human phenotypes but in some cases has been linked to pathological conditions. Strober et al. set out to explore how ...


Goldberg: Political leanings can’t be reduced to genetic programming - Baltimore Sun
Goldberg: Political leanings can’t be reduced to genetic programming  Baltimore Sun

Jonah Goldberg: We're more than our genes, and we shouldn't reduce our political orientations to the sort of essentialism that has taken over identity politics.


Study Examines Genetic Landscape of Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women - Cancer Network
Study Examines Genetic Landscape of Breast Cancer in Hispanic Women  Cancer Network

A new study aiming to characterize the incidence of genetic susceptibility variants for breast cancer among BRCA-mutation-negative Hispanic women found a ...


Police used genealogy site to arrest suspect in Wisconsin campground killings. Did they go too far? - Green Bay Press Gazette
Police used genealogy site to arrest suspect in Wisconsin campground killings. Did they go too far?  Green Bay Press Gazette

Raymand Vannieuwenhoven's arrest in the 1976 slaying of a young couple is the latest cold case to use DNA to predict appearance, trace paternal lines.


Plant genetics breakthrough may help improve crop yields worldwide - THE WEEK
Plant genetics breakthrough may help improve crop yields worldwide  THE WEEK

Scientists has achieved a 'breakthrough' in the genetics of senescence, or cell death, in cereal crops with the potential to dramatically impact the future of food ...


Alabama boy with one-of-a-kind genetic disorder defies odds at age 6: He's a 'miracle' - Fox News
Alabama boy with one-of-a-kind genetic disorder defies odds at age 6: He's a 'miracle'  Fox News

A 6-year-old boy who according to doctors' estimates wouldn't make it past his third or fourth birthday continues to defy the odds despite undergoing 36 ...


MyHeritage Launches Health-Related Genetic Test, Ignites Debate - The Scientist
MyHeritage Launches Health-Related Genetic Test, Ignites Debate  The Scientist

Its screen for selected variants of some disease-linked genes gives customers an incomplete picture of their risk - do they know?


Genetic risk tests are now widely available, but they aren't always useful – and could even be harmful - The Conversation AU
Genetic risk tests are now widely available, but they aren't always useful – and could even be harmful  The Conversation AU

Most common chronic diseases are the outcome of complex interactions between genetic, environmental and social risk factors, so a genetic risk score, on its ...


Evolution Fast Track: Otter Genetic History Provides Clues for Future Recovery - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
Evolution Fast Track: Otter Genetic History Provides Clues for Future Recovery  Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

The study, which is among the first genomic studies on otters, found that both the sea otter and giant otter have lost a considerable number of genes related to ...


Genetic Link between Alzheimer's and Brain Inflammation Found - Clinical OMICs News
Genetic Link between Alzheimer's and Brain Inflammation Found  Clinical OMICs News

Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is a notorious death valley for drug discovery, with more than 100 candidate drugs having failed in clinical trials so far. The only ...


The Faces Behind Technology: AgReliant Genetics - agprofessional.com
The Faces Behind Technology: AgReliant Genetics  agprofessional.com

Seed companies invest billions in R&D annually to bring new genetics, traits and more to your farm. We want to introduce you to a few of the faces behind the ...


What the highest-ever VO2max tells us about genetics and cycling success - CyclingTips
What the highest-ever VO2max tells us about genetics and cycling success  CyclingTips

Some riders have long and illustrious careers, competing at the highest level for two decades. Others burn bright over a much shorter period, seemingly ...