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Your risk of dementia: Do lifestyle and genetics matter? - Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health
Your risk of dementia: Do lifestyle and genetics matter? - Harvard Health Blog  Harvard Health

Globally, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are a major burden on individuals and communities. To make matters worse, there are few treatments ...


There’s no one ‘gay gene,’ but genetics are linked to same-sex behavior, new study says - The Washington Post
There’s no one ‘gay gene,’ but genetics are linked to same-sex behavior, new study says  The Washington Post

DNA from hundreds of thousands of people revealed a handful of genetic variants connected with same-sex sexual behavior.


Can Genetics Explain Human Behavior? - The Scientist
Can Genetics Explain Human Behavior?  The Scientist

The author of a new book about emerging concepts in human genetics considers the question.


Medicare fraud: Genetic cancer risk scam targeting seniors may disqualify them from legitimate tests - CBS News
Medicare fraud: Genetic cancer risk scam targeting seniors may disqualify them from legitimate tests  CBS News

A CBS News investigation uncovered a massive Medicare scam where recruiters entice seniors to submit a DNA sample for a "free" genetic cancer risk test.


The Genetics of Neurodegeneration With Professor John Hardy - Technology Networks
The Genetics of Neurodegeneration With Professor John Hardy  Technology Networks

At the British Neuroscience Association (BNA)'s Festival of Neuroscience in April 2019, we were lucky enough to sit down with some influential neuroscientists to ...


Complex science surrounding genetics and homosexuality - The Guardian
Complex science surrounding genetics and homosexuality  The Guardian

Letters: There is no simple dichotomy between genetic and environmental control of a trait, say Brian and Deborah Charlesworth. Richard Gilyead explains why ...


Celebrating the Pioneering Experiments in Genetics | DNA Science Blog - PLoS Blogs
Celebrating the Pioneering Experiments in Genetics | DNA Science Blog  PLoS Blogs

It seems that lately everything in genetics, which has morphed into genomics, is big, big, big. Data on half a million people represented in the UK Biobank are ...


The genetics of cancer | UDaily - UDaily
The genetics of cancer | UDaily  UDaily

UD molecular biologist and colleagues reveal new insights into tumor progression.


Genetic Diversity Is Missing From Many Biobanks : Shots - Health News - NPR
Genetic Diversity Is Missing From Many Biobanks : Shots - Health News  NPR

Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information — too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans.


Meghan Trainor Flaunts Her New 'Genetics': Stream It Now - Billboard
Meghan Trainor Flaunts Her New 'Genetics': Stream It Now  Billboard

"Genetics" leaked earlier in 2019 and has been in the works for the best part of a year.


Massive Study Finds No Single Genetic Cause of Same-Sex Sexual Behavior - Scientific American
Massive Study Finds No Single Genetic Cause of Same-Sex Sexual Behavior  Scientific American

Few aspects of human biology are as complex—or politically fraught—as sexual orientation. A clear genetic link would suggest that gay people are “born this ...


Can Genetics Explain Why Some People Thrive on Less Sleep? - The New York Times
Can Genetics Explain Why Some People Thrive on Less Sleep?  The New York Times

Several members of the same family get by on less than six hours of sleep a night. Their genetics could illuminate how sleep works for the rest of us.


The Guardian view on genetics: diversity is destiny - The Guardian
The Guardian view on genetics: diversity is destiny  The Guardian

The argument that some behaviour is “in our genes” is distrusted by the left. Too often it is used to whitewash terrible injustices. Yet it cannot be entirely ...


World's largest genetics project to tackle deadly diseases launches - GOV.UK
World's largest genetics project to tackle deadly diseases launches  GOV.UK

A new ground-breaking project in the fight against life-threatening illnesses has launched today, 11 September 2019.


Is there a 'gay gene'? The problem with studies connecting genetics and LGBTQ identity - NBC News
Is there a 'gay gene'? The problem with studies connecting genetics and LGBTQ identity  NBC News

The largest study to date on genetics and same-sex sexual behavior was published last week, and it concluded something many queer people have been ...


A scientific study has established that there is no “gay gene” - The Economist
A scientific study has established that there is no “gay gene”  The Economist

But biology does in part determine sexual orientation.


Medicare fraud: Genetic testing scam preys on seniors' cancer fears and may be costing taxpayers millions - CBS News
Medicare fraud: Genetic testing scam preys on seniors' cancer fears and may be costing taxpayers millions  CBS News

One couple was promised their DNA test results in 4-6 weeks. Nearly a year later, they've received nothing but massive charges to their Medicare account.


Genetics professor wins Breakthrough Prize - Yale Daily News
Genetics professor wins Breakthrough Prize  Yale Daily News

When Sterling Professor of Genetics Arthur Horwich learned that he won what some call the “richest prize in the sciences,” he was on the phone with a ...


Scientists identify genetic components of left-handedness - Medical News Today
Scientists identify genetic components of left-handedness  Medical News Today

In a genetic analysis of 400000 people, scientists have, for the first time, identified four DNA regions associated with left-handedness.


Is Genetic Medicine Making the World Less Fair? - The Nation
Is Genetic Medicine Making the World Less Fair?  The Nation

New reproductive technologies promise to prevent serious genetic disease. What happens if only the rich can access them?


Study of bile acids links individual's genetics and microbial gut community: Gene identified in mice affects both size of a bacterial population and bile acid levels in blood - Science Daily
Study of bile acids links individual's genetics and microbial gut community: Gene identified in mice affects both size of a bacterial population and bile acid levels in blood  Science Daily

Researchers have identified genetic variants in mice that impact the levels of different bile acids as well as the size of a specific population of microbes in the gut.


Discovery opens up new opportunities to understand the genetics of cancer - News-Medical.net
Discovery opens up new opportunities to understand the genetics of cancer  News-Medical.net

University of Delaware molecular biologist Mona Batish and collaborators at Harvard Medical School and University of California, Los Angeles, have identified a ...


Salmon Tales: Sex, myth and molecular genetics of an iconic fish - William & Mary News
Salmon Tales: Sex, myth and molecular genetics of an iconic fish  William & Mary News

Dissection: Students dissect and take samples from spawned-out salmon *fresh* from the river. Salmon Tales brought together ways of knowing about salmon that ...


ABS Moves Forward After Sexed Genetics Litigation - Dairy Herd Management
ABS Moves Forward After Sexed Genetics Litigation  Dairy Herd Management

A jury found ABS infringed on two patents relating to the development of sexed semen.


Scotland's genetic landscape echoes Dark Age populations - Science Daily
Scotland's genetic landscape echoes Dark Age populations  Science Daily

The DNA of Scottish people still contains signs of the country's ancient kingdoms, with many apparently living in the same areas as their ancestors did more than ...


Evenings with Genetics spotlights osteogenesis imperfecta - Baylor College of Medicine News
Evenings with Genetics spotlights osteogenesis imperfecta  Baylor College of Medicine News

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Evenings with Genetics will highlight the current research and resources available to those living with osteogenesis imperfecta.


New Study Finds Genetics Influence LGBTQ Sexuality, But Still No 'Gay Gene' - HuffPost
New Study Finds Genetics Influence LGBTQ Sexuality, But Still No 'Gay Gene'  HuffPost

CHICAGO (AP) The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no ...


CU Cancer Center Team Wins $3M NCI Grant to Study Genetics of Aggressive Prostate Cancer - GenomeWeb
CU Cancer Center Team Wins $3M NCI Grant to Study Genetics of Aggressive Prostate Cancer  GenomeWeb

NEW YORK — A research team from the University of Colorado Cancer Center has received a $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to identify the ...


The oldest genetic data ever found - Cosmos
The oldest genetic data ever found  Cosmos

Scientists from Denmark and the UK say they have extracted genetic information from a 1.7-million-year-old rhino tooth, making it the largest and oldest genetic ...


Top stories: The mysterious monkeyflower, same-sex genetics, and Lucy's likely ancestor - Science Magazine
Top stories: The mysterious monkeyflower, same-sex genetics, and Lucy's likely ancestor  Science Magazine

From tiny daisies to giant stinking corpse flowers, floral diversity has long puzzled scientists. Now, researchers are turning to an unusual weed called the ...


Will genetic screening of athletes change sport as we know - Cosmos
Will genetic screening of athletes change sport as we know  Cosmos

Since the first mapping of the human genome there has been interest in understanding which genetic factors underpin performance in sport. With the rise of ...


Understanding genetic circuits and genome organization - MIT News
Understanding genetic circuits and genome organization  MIT News

MIT scientists Pulin Li and Seychelle Vos are investigating how cells become tissues and the proteins that organize DNA. They are both new assistant ...


This genetic mutation makes people feel rested on just 6 hours of sleep - Science Magazine
This genetic mutation makes people feel rested on just 6 hours of sleep  Science Magazine

Try to cheat your body out of a full night's sleep and you'll suffer the consequences … unless you happen to carry a rare genetic mutation. According to a new ...


California Passed the Country's First Law to Prevent Genetic Biohacking - Singularity Hub
California Passed the Country's First Law to Prevent Genetic Biohacking  Singularity Hub

Genetic engineering technologies are quickly becoming mature and cheap enough for people to start using them in their own homes. That's got scientists and ...


How genetics could soon become the new frontier for advantage in sport - ABC News
How genetics could soon become the new frontier for advantage in sport  ABC News

It's a scene straight out of Gattaca — the 1997 futuristic film in which eugenics is used to breed and select American astronauts. Ethan Hawke plays Vincent, ...


Genetics Plus CT Highly Prognostic for Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk - MedPage Today
Genetics Plus CT Highly Prognostic for Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk  MedPage Today

BARCELONA -- Adding a blood test to low-dose CT chest scans predicted lung cancer risk and mortality 4 years later and allowed lower-risk patients to lengthen ...


Lifestyle, not genetics, explains most premature heart disease - Science Daily
Lifestyle, not genetics, explains most premature heart disease  Science Daily

Physical inactivity, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol play a greater role than genetics in many young patients with heart disease, ...


Franklin family mourns sudden loss of 4-year-old with rare genetic disorder - The Tennessean
Franklin family mourns sudden loss of 4-year-old with rare genetic disorder  The Tennessean

A Franklin family is mourning the sudden loss of their 4-year-old, Elliott Grace Castro, who impacted her family and community in immeasurable ways during her ...


Study looks at psychiatric genetics in African populations - HSPH News
Study looks at psychiatric genetics in African populations  HSPH News

The NeuroGAP-Psychosis study is the first large-scale psychiatric genetics study of African populations.


Is laziness a choice or genetic trait? - Medical Xpress
Is laziness a choice or genetic trait?  Medical Xpress

Regular physical activity is a crucial part of living a healthy lifestyle. However, a majority of American adults spend their waking hours sitting, which leads to a ...


What does ancient DNA show about history? - The Hindu
What does ancient DNA show about history?  The Hindu

The story so far: Last Thursday, the journal Cell published a paper, An Ancient Harappan Genome Lacks Ancestry from Steppe Pastoralists and Iranian Farmers, ...


Genetic 'road map' reveals the lost birthplace of a 150-year-old butterfly - Science Magazine
Genetic 'road map' reveals the lost birthplace of a 150-year-old butterfly  Science Magazine

Some scientific battles are epic: Think Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison's war of currents. Others fly under the radar, like a heated dispute over the origins of ...


A Burst of Clues to South Asians’ Genetic Ancestry - The Atlantic
A Burst of Clues to South Asians’ Genetic Ancestry  The Atlantic

A tiny ear bone from more than 4000 years ago is shaping the story of migration and heritage in India.


NIH funds genetic counseling resource ahead of million-person sequencing effort - National Institutes of Health
NIH funds genetic counseling resource ahead of million-person sequencing effort  National Institutes of Health

Genetic counseling and technological infrastructure for the All of Us Research Program to be provided by Color.


Bestselling Author Dani Shapiro on Genetics and the Meaning of Family - Westchester Magazine
Bestselling Author Dani Shapiro on Genetics and the Meaning of Family  Westchester Magazine

The Osborn welcomes bestselling author, Dani Shapiro, at the first of the fall WellSpring Speaker series. In Ms. Shapiro's recent book, Inheritance, the author's ...


World's largest genetics research project to fight deadly diseases and new offer for international students - GOV.UK
World's largest genetics research project to fight deadly diseases and new offer for international students  GOV.UK

Plans for new immigration route revealed to enable international students to work in the UK for two-years post-graduation, aimed at attracting and retaining the ...


Meghan Trainor Celebrates Her "Genetics" With A Floor-Filling Banger - Idolator
Meghan Trainor Celebrates Her "Genetics" With A Floor-Filling Banger  Idolator

Meghan Trainor hits the dance floor on yet another self-assured banger. Fall in love with her new single "Genetics" here.


Cancer research: The genetic context is crucial - Medical Xpress
Cancer research: The genetic context is crucial  Medical Xpress

A team at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich has uncovered a mechanism behind the variability in the clinical course of Ewing sarcoma.


A curiosity-driven genetic discovery that should impact cancer treatments - Medical Xpress
A curiosity-driven genetic discovery that should impact cancer treatments  Medical Xpress

A team of geneticists with a desire to understand the inner workings of genes implicated in cellular identity has discovered new biological targets that may help ...


Genetic diversity couldn't save Darwin's finches: Extinct populations of Galapagos finches had higher genetic diversity than many survivors - Science Daily
Genetic diversity couldn't save Darwin's finches: Extinct populations of Galapagos finches had higher genetic diversity than many survivors  Science Daily

Researchers found that Charles Darwin's famous finches defy what has long been considered a key to evolutionary success: genetic diversity. The study of the ...


A Toast – To the Genetic Diversity of Grapes - Technology Networks
A Toast – To the Genetic Diversity of Grapes  Technology Networks

Here's a discovery well worth toasting: A research team led by Professor Brandon Gaut with the University of California, Irvine and Professor Dario Cantu with ...


Genetic Tests for Depression Treatment Aren't Effective, Experts Say - Livescience.com
Genetic Tests for Depression Treatment Aren't Effective, Experts Say  Livescience.com

Dozens of companies invite consumers to spit in a tube to determine which antidepressant is right for them. There's little evidence that these tests work.


Study builds roadmap for collecting, sequencing genetic data - Baylor College of Medicine News
Study builds roadmap for collecting, sequencing genetic data  Baylor College of Medicine News

The National Institutes of Health has conducted a four-year study to harmonize and standardize clinical genetic reporting.


4 Questions With a Genetic Counselor - www.oncnursingnews.com/
4 Questions With a Genetic Counselor  www.oncnursingnews.com/

A certified genetic counselor discusses the role of genetic testing in gastrointestinal cancers.


GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child, and adult BMI - Science Advances
GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child, and adult BMI  Science Advances

Early childhood growth patterns are associated with adult health, yet the genetic factors and the developmental stages involved are not fully understood. Here ...


Undiagnosed diseases program finds novel genetic variant - UAB News
Undiagnosed diseases program finds novel genetic variant  UAB News

The Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently found a previously unknown genetic variant that is believed to account ...


Genetic Study Suggests South Asians Today Descend from Indus Valley Civilization - D-brief - Discover Magazine
Genetic Study Suggests South Asians Today Descend from Indus Valley Civilization - D-brief  Discover Magazine

Two new ancient DNA studies suggest that modern South Asians can trace their genetic history to the Indus Valley Civilization.


GM experiment may have strengthened wild mosquitoes - New Atlas
GM experiment may have strengthened wild mosquitoes  New Atlas

An experimental pest control method using genetically-modified mosquitoes has gone wrong, mixing mutant genes into Brazil's wild mosquito population.


Rock-paper-scissors: Engineered population dynamics increase genetic stability - Science Magazine
Rock-paper-scissors: Engineered population dynamics increase genetic stability  Science Magazine

Making synthetic gene circuits in bacteria is one thing, but making them stable under selective pressure with high mutation rates is another. Liao et al. addressed ...


The Genetic Program That Governs the Birth of Vision - Technology Networks
The Genetic Program That Governs the Birth of Vision  Technology Networks

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


Can Genetic Testing Actually Help You Get Fit? - Houstonia Magazine
Can Genetic Testing Actually Help You Get Fit?  Houstonia Magazine

Ever wonder why you struggle to build muscle, never feel full, or just can't kick a stubborn sweet tooth? The answer may lie in your spit. Sure, your DNA shows ...


Did a Single Genetic Mutation Make Humans the Heart Attack Species? - The Crux - Discover Magazine
Did a Single Genetic Mutation Make Humans the Heart Attack Species? - The Crux  Discover Magazine

Humans get heart attacks at far higher rates than other species. Lifestyle can't account for all of the difference — so what else is breaking our hearts?


Researchers Dissect Genetic Factors in BRD | Bovinevetonline - Bovine Veterinarian
Researchers Dissect Genetic Factors in BRD | Bovinevetonline  Bovine Veterinarian

Research and practical experience have shown a genetic component to the ability of individual cattle, or sire lines, to resist BRD pathogens.


Invitae Expands Detect Program to Offer No-Charge Genetic Testing to Pancreatic Cancer Patients - Yahoo Finance
Invitae Expands Detect Program to Offer No-Charge Genetic Testing to Pancreatic Cancer Patients  Yahoo Finance

Professional guidelines recommend genetic testing for all pancreatic cancer patients -. - Detect sponsored testing programs are designed to overcome barriers ...


New tool turns CRISPR into "genetic Swiss Army Knife" - New Atlas
New tool turns CRISPR into "genetic Swiss Army Knife"  New Atlas

The CRISPR tool is often referred to as “genetic scissors,” but a new improvement turns it into a “genetic Swiss Army Knife.”


Columbia Welcomes First Class of Genetic Counseling Graduate Students - Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Columbia Welcomes First Class of Genetic Counseling Graduate Students  Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Columbia's Genetic Counseling Graduate Program has launched with an inaugural class of 12 students, who kicked off their orientation with faculty and staff ...


WHO To Create Registry for Genetic Research - VOA News
WHO To Create Registry for Genetic Research  VOA News

The WHO announced Thursday it will create a global registry to track research into human genetic manipulation, after a call to halt all work on germline genome ...


Genetic discovery linked to rare eye disease, MacTel - EurekAlert
Genetic discovery linked to rare eye disease, MacTel  EurekAlert

Paul S. Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D., spent more than a decade working with families at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah on the hunt for the first ...


Genetic counseling available to All of Us participants in the future - MobiHealthNews
Genetic counseling available to All of Us participants in the future  MobiHealthNews

The NIH has tapped health tech company Color to provide the *service*.


If Anxiety Seems to Run in Your Family, Here's What You Should Know About Your Risk - POPSUGAR
If Anxiety Seems to Run in Your Family, Here's What You Should Know About Your Risk  POPSUGAR

For the approximately 40 million American adults living with an anxiety disorder, getting to the root cause is key to finding the best treatment options. And even if ...


Will the genetic screening of athletes change sport as we know it? - The Conversation AU
Will the genetic screening of athletes change sport as we know it?  The Conversation AU

Genetic testing could help us build targeted and effective training routines for athletes, but the emerging science could also introduce opportunity for ...


Advances in dermatology offer a window into how genetics can predict disease - The Globe and Mail
Advances in dermatology offer a window into how genetics can predict disease  The Globe and Mail

As medical experts turn to genetics to understand disease, dermatology provides a unique view into how future technologies can be part of disease treatment.


Raising a glass to grapes' surprising genetic diversity: Could contribute to wine's varying flavors, aromas, researchers say - Science Daily
Raising a glass to grapes' surprising genetic diversity: Could contribute to wine's varying flavors, aromas, researchers say  Science Daily

Here's a discovery well worth toasting: A research team has deciphered the genome of the Chardonnay grape. By doing so, they have uncovered something ...


A Less Invasive Way of Diagnosing Genetic Disorders in Developing Fetuses - Technology Networks
A Less Invasive Way of Diagnosing Genetic Disorders in Developing Fetuses  Technology Networks

Brown University researchers have developed a simple method for isolating placental cells from cervical swabs. The technique, described in the journal ...


Simple genetic test may boost response rates in children with eosinophilic esophagitis - News-Medical.net
Simple genetic test may boost response rates in children with eosinophilic esophagitis  News-Medical.net

Personalized medicine - where the proper medicine and proper dose are used for the individual patient - moved a step closer to reality for children suffering from ...


How 'alien genetics' would change our understanding of life, biology and evolution - Genetic Literacy Project
How 'alien genetics' would change our understanding of life, biology and evolution  Genetic Literacy Project

While we await our first contact with alien life, scientists investigate possible scenarios for extraterrestrial biology.


Illumina is unsure of the future of direct-to-consumer genetic testing - Business Insider
Illumina is unsure of the future of direct-to-consumer genetic testing  Business Insider

Illumina lowered its full-year expectations in the DTC genetic testing market – we think privacy concerns and limited long-term value may be to blame.


Decoding Pluripotency Using Genetic Screening - Advanced Science News
Decoding Pluripotency Using Genetic Screening  Advanced Science News

Pluripotent stem cells have the potential to grow into any cell in the body. The isolation and growth of these pluripotent cells, in the form of embryonic stem cells ...


New insights into retina's genetic code - Science Daily
New insights into retina's genetic code  Science Daily

Scientists have developed the world's most detailed gene map of the human retina, providing new insights which will help future research to prevent and treat ...


Exploring genetic interaction manifolds constructed from rich single-cell phenotypes - Science Magazine
Exploring genetic interaction manifolds constructed from rich single-cell phenotypes  Science Magazine

Mapping of genetic interactions (GIs) is usually based on cell fitness as the phenotypic readout, which obscures the mechanistic origin of interactions. Norman et ...


UO provost awarded $1.8 million to study evolutionary genetics - AroundtheO
UO provost awarded $1.8 million to study evolutionary genetics  AroundtheO

Patrick Phillips, professor of biology and the UO's recently named provost, has received a $1.8 million Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Institutes ...


New CRISPR Method Advances the Clock for Genetic Editing - ExtremeTech
New CRISPR Method Advances the Clock for Genetic Editing  ExtremeTech

If genetic editing wasn't crazy enough for your reality, a recent breakthrough in CRISPR technology has paved the way for ...


How a Powerful Genetic Test Matched An Infant's Cancer to a Life-Saving Therapy - UCSF News Services
How a Powerful Genetic Test Matched An Infant's Cancer to a Life-Saving Therapy  UCSF News Services

A new genetic test found that Quincy's aggressive blood cancer had an unusual mutation on the FLT3 gene. That gave Quincy's doctors a life-saving idea.


Possible genetic link between children's language and mental health - Science Daily
Possible genetic link between children's language and mental health  Science Daily

A new study has examined genetic variants in six genes that are thought to contribute to language development in children. They found that nearly half of the ...


Liquid biopsies reveal genetic alterations linked to cancer drug resistance - Science Daily
Liquid biopsies reveal genetic alterations linked to cancer drug resistance  Science Daily

New research shows that liquid biopsies taken from blood provide a more complete picture than traditional biopsy of both the genetic diversity of a patient's ...


Genetic risk is associated with differences in gut microbiome - Science Daily
Genetic risk is associated with differences in gut microbiome  Science Daily

Children with a high genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes have different gut microbiomes than children with a low risk, according to a new study. The results ...


Genetic code to increase the size of rice grain cracked - Deccan Herald
Genetic code to increase the size of rice grain cracked  Deccan Herald

Looking for ways to enhance rice yield, Indian plant biologists have cracked a novel genetic code that could nearly double the length of a rice grain.


Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer: The Rules Are Changing - Medscape
Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer: The Rules Are Changing  Medscape

The cost of genetic and genomic testing has plummeted in recent years, and as a result, physicians now face new challenges both in recommending testing and ...


Jane's Journey: Genetic condition doesn't stop this 2-year-old, who is 'ready, set, go' - Grand Forks Herald
Jane's Journey: Genetic condition doesn't stop this 2-year-old, who is 'ready, set, go'  Grand Forks Herald

BEMIDJI -- Jane Comfort wasn't even two months old when her parents began to notice something was wrong. She started to miss the milestones that parents ...


Being a Dog Lover is genetic, according to new study - RSVP Live
Being a Dog Lover is genetic, according to new study  RSVP Live

Dog lover? Well, thank your parents, because turns out it's genetic.


Employers fear squeeze from genetic cures that cost millions - SFGate
Employers fear squeeze from genetic cures that cost millions  SFGate

Employers and health plans fear they could be swamped financially by a coming wave of expensive new genetic therapies for rare diseases. Regulators have ...


‘Indus Valley settlers had a distinct genetic lineage’ - The Hindu
‘Indus Valley settlers had a distinct genetic lineage’  The Hindu

Throwing *fresh* light on the Indus Valley Civilisation, a study of DNA from skeletal remains excavated from the Harappan cemetery at Rakhigarhi argues that the ...


Genetic engineering and human-animal hybrids: how China is leading a global split in controversial research - The Conversation - UK
Genetic engineering and human-animal hybrids: how China is leading a global split in controversial research  The Conversation - UK

If you want to conduct groundbreaking but contentious biological research, go to China. Last year, Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced he had created the ...


Genetic mutation linked to flu-related heart complications - The Ohio State University News
Genetic mutation linked to flu-related heart complications  The Ohio State University News

People with severe flu sometimes develop life-threatening heart problems, even when their hearts have been previously healthy, but the reason for that has ...


Scientists listed ways of applying genetic engineering to treat Parkinson's disease - EurekAlert
Scientists listed ways of applying genetic engineering to treat Parkinson's disease  EurekAlert

Researchers of Sechenov University and University of Pittsburgh described the most promising strategies in applying genetic engineering for studying and ...


Myriad Genetics Stock Has an F.D.A. Issue - Barron's
Myriad Genetics Stock Has an F.D.A. Issue  Barron's

A test that Myriad is counting on to restore sales growth is in trouble with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Seniors warned about scam offering free genetic testing - KOLO
Seniors warned about scam offering free genetic testing  KOLO

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (KOLO)-- Nevada's senior citizens are being warned about the latest fraud, this one offering free genetic tests to people who receive Medicare ...


CSIR genetics research aims to increase medication effectiveness in Africa - Creamer Media's Engineering News
CSIR genetics research aims to increase medication effectiveness in Africa  Creamer Media's Engineering News

South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is taking a leading role in the use of genetic science and technology to address important ...


Polycystic kidney disease, the most common genetic kidney disorder you've probably never heard of - The Conversation AU
Polycystic kidney disease, the most common genetic kidney disorder you've probably never heard of  The Conversation AU

Autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common genetic kidney disorder, and the fourth most common cause of kidney failure in ...


A writer from Illinois with a genetic disorder was made fun of online for her looks. She fired back with a ser - Chicago Tribune
A writer from Illinois with a genetic disorder was made fun of online for her looks. She fired back with a ser  Chicago Tribune

After Illinois freelance writer Melissa Blake wrote an anti-Trump op-ed piece for CNN last month, critics fired back with comments about her looks, calling her fat, ...