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Mind over matter: Unusual study deliberately fools people about their genetics - The Irish Times
Mind over matter: Unusual study deliberately fools people about their genetics  The Irish Times

Scientists find psychological beliefs about genetic risks altered physiological responses.


Invitae Genetics is rolling out personal genetic testing - Business Insider
Invitae Genetics is rolling out personal genetic testing  Business Insider

Genetics company Invitae will soon let you order personal genetic tests. But unlike its biggest rival, a clinician will still have to be involved.


Researchers discover 566 genes affecting tobacco, alcohol use - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Researchers discover 566 genes affecting tobacco, alcohol use  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered more than 500 genetic variants linked to the use of and addiction to tobacco and alcohol.


Genetics pioneer James Watson stripped of final honorary titles over race views - Genetic Literacy Project
Genetics pioneer James Watson stripped of final honorary titles over race views  Genetic Literacy Project

It's the latest chapter of the dark side of Dr. Watson.


Twins Study Sheds Light on Health Drivers - U.S. News & World Report
Twins Study Sheds Light on Health Drivers  U.S. News & World Report

Where people live, how they grow up and who they are genetically all have a hand in shaping health outcomes – though genetics may have an edge as a health ...


Largest-Ever US Twin Study Reveals How Your Postcode Could Affect Your Health - ScienceAlert
Largest-Ever US Twin Study Reveals How Your Postcode Could Affect Your Health  ScienceAlert

For years, public health experts have been arguing that where people live matters crucially to their health and life span, even though factors such as genetics or ...


Genetics and Epigenetics — New Problems for Darwinism - Discovery Institute
Genetics and Epigenetics — New Problems for Darwinism  Discovery Institute

New findings in genetics and epigenetics are creating new problems for evolution. The simplistic version of neo-Darwinism expects all variation come from ...


9 GLP 2018 human genetics highlights: Sen Warren's Native American ancestry; transgender genetics; Freddie Mercury's teeth and his voice - Genetic Literacy Project
9 GLP 2018 human genetics highlights: Sen Warren's Native American ancestry; transgender genetics; Freddie Mercury's teeth and his voice  Genetic Literacy Project

The top GLP stories in a very busy year for human genetics.


Largest US twin study probes whether nature or nurture makes us sick - The Verge
Largest US twin study probes whether nature or nurture makes us sick  The Verge

Data from a private insurance company has given scientists a new way to study whether nature or nurture matters more when it comes to staying healthy in the ...


Using genetics of human fat cells to predict response to anti-diabetes drugs: Study shows that individual genetic variation affects which meds to take - Science Daily
Using genetics of human fat cells to predict response to anti-diabetes drugs: Study shows that individual genetic variation affects which meds to take  Science Daily

Researchers have demonstrated -- using fat cells derived from human stem cells -- that individual genetic variation can be used to predict whether the TZD ...


Genetic risks play part in fetal alcohol syndrome - UW Medicine Newsroom
Genetic risks play part in fetal alcohol syndrome  UW Medicine Newsroom

A study of 84 twin/sibling pairs exposed to alcohol in utero shows that two fetuses exposed to identical levels of alcohol can experience strikingly different levels ...


Algorithm identifies genetic mutations with just a photo - Genetic Literacy Project
Algorithm identifies genetic mutations with just a photo  Genetic Literacy Project

Some people's faces — or even just a photo of them — hint at the genes they carry. And now, an algorithm can predict not only whether they carry a genetic.


One Couple’s Tireless Crusade to Stop a Genetic Killer - WIRED
One Couple’s Tireless Crusade to Stop a Genetic Killer  WIRED

When Sonia Vallabh lost her mother to a rare disease, she and her husband, Eric Minikel, set out to find a cure.


Scientists Uncover the Genetic Roots of Monogamy - D-brief - Discover Magazine
Scientists Uncover the Genetic Roots of Monogamy - D-brief  Discover Magazine

Researchers discovered a universal gene signature for monogamy. It suggests a common genetic basis might underlie other complex, social behaviors.


New CRISPR-based technology developed to control pests with precision-guided genetics - Science Daily
New CRISPR-based technology developed to control pests with precision-guided genetics  Science Daily

Using the CRISPR gene editing tool, researchers have developed a new way to control and suppress populations of insects, potentially including those that ...


X chromosome: How genetics becomes egalitarian - Science Daily
X chromosome: How genetics becomes egalitarian  Science Daily

In cell biology, men and women are unequal: men have an X chromosome, while women have two. How can we get around this difference? Geneticists ...


A genetic link to monogomy was discovered in 10 animal species - Quartz
A genetic link to monogomy was discovered in 10 animal species  Quartz

What makes a creature commit to one sexual partner? Evolutionary biologists have trawled through 450 million years of genetic history and found one genetic ...


Genetics of California mountain lions: Research to inform future conservation - Science Daily
Genetics of California mountain lions: Research to inform future conservation  Science Daily

Mountain lions in California exhibited strong population genetic structure, and some California populations had extremely low levels of genetic diversity, with ...


Researchers Explore the Genetics of Eating Disorders - The Scientist
Researchers Explore the Genetics of Eating Disorders  The Scientist

Large-scale genomic studies of anorexia and bulimia are turning up clues about the conditions' development and persistence.


23andMe and weight loss: Can consumer DNA-testing company deliver? - Genetic Literacy Project
23andMe and weight loss: Can consumer DNA-testing company deliver?  Genetic Literacy Project

Consumer DNA-testing giant 23andMe Inc. plans to add new wellness offerings it hopes will help its customers shed a few pounds, but some genetics experts.


Researchers use genetics to predict aging rate - Press Herald
Researchers use genetics to predict aging rate  Press Herald

SAN DIEGO — Some people appear to be considerably younger or older than their chronological age. Genetic signatures that may help explain this have been ...


Schizophrenia linked to genetic structural abnormality in adolescent brain - Medical Xpress
Schizophrenia linked to genetic structural abnormality in adolescent brain  Medical Xpress

Schizophrenia could be caused by a genetic mutation that causes a structural abnormality in the brain during adolescence. Therefore testing for the gene ...


Genetics may influence the effects of vitamin E on cancer risk - Science Daily
Genetics may influence the effects of vitamin E on cancer risk  Science Daily

A new study has investigated whether taking vitamin E supplements could affect risk of cancer and found that genetic variations in the gene COMT influenced ...


Introduction to Buying Popular Cannabis Genetics - Leafly
Introduction to Buying Popular Cannabis Genetics  Leafly

Learn where the most popular cannabis seeds are sold online worldwide, as well as in adult-use and medical states like California, Oregon, Colorado, Michigan ...


Genetics of Human Fat Cells Used to Predict Response to Anti-Diabetes Drugs - dLife.com
Genetics of Human Fat Cells Used to Predict Response to Anti-Diabetes Drugs  dLife.com

A new study from Penn Medicine shows that a person's individual genetic variation may affect which medications are best to take. Drugs called ...


Driving down the cost of preserving genetic material, Acorn Biolabs raises $3.3 million - TechCrunch
Driving down the cost of preserving genetic material, Acorn Biolabs raises $3.3 million  TechCrunch

Acorn Biolabs wants consumers to pay them to store genetic material in a bet that the increasing advances in targeted genetic therapies will yield better ...


Nature or Nurture? Twins Study Helps Sort Out Genes' Role in Disease - HealthDay
Nature or Nurture? Twins Study Helps Sort Out Genes' Role in Disease  HealthDay

Two of every five common diseases are at least partially influenced by a person's genetics, the largest U.S. study of twins ever conducted finds.


Genetic Study Of Latin Americans Reveals History Of Converso Migration - Forbes
Genetic Study Of Latin Americans Reveals History Of Converso Migration  Forbes

A recent study of genetic variation in Latin American populations may confirm many families' histories of descent from Jewish converts to Christianity.


Genetics, climate change, space mark the year in science - PBS NewsHour
Genetics, climate change, space mark the year in science  PBS NewsHour

The year has been a major one for scientific milestones and research. As it comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the biggest science stories, for our ...


Facial recognition and AI could help identify rare genetic disorders - The Verge
Facial recognition and AI could help identify rare genetic disorders  The Verge

Rare genetic disorders are collectively common, affecting some 8 percent of the population. They also have distinct facial characteristics, which research ...


SS100: Hidden revolution in beef genetics - Beef Magazine
SS100: Hidden revolution in beef genetics  Beef Magazine

“Before, as a commercial bull buyer, you ran the risk of making incorrect bull-buying decisions if you weren't using EPDs. That risk is now significantly greater,” ...


James Watson Had a Chance to Salvage His Reputation on Race. He Made Things Worse. - The New York Times
James Watson Had a Chance to Salvage His Reputation on Race. He Made Things Worse.  The New York Times

The Nobel-winning biologist has drawn global criticism with unfounded pronouncements on genetics, race and intelligence. He still thinks he's right, a new ...


ZIP code or genetic code? - Medical Xpress
ZIP code or genetic code?  Medical Xpress

When it comes to disease and health, which is more powerful—zip code or genetic code?


What genetics say about whether you'll keep your New Year's resolutions - Ladders
What genetics say about whether you'll keep your New Year's resolutions  Ladders

It's an easy cop-out for people to blame something else, like genetics, for our failure to keep our New Year's resolutions.


White Supremacy, Genetics and Dr. James Watson - The New York Times
White Supremacy, Genetics and Dr. James Watson  The New York Times

Race/Related is a weekly newsletter focused on race and identity, with provocative stories from around The New York Times.


Why haven't cancer cells undergone genetic meltdowns? - EurekAlert
Why haven't cancer cells undergone genetic meltdowns?  EurekAlert

Cancer first develops as a single cell going rogue, with mutations that trigger aggressive growth at all costs to the health of the organism. But if cancer cells were ...


Genetic study of eating disorders could pave way for new treatment - The Guardian
Genetic study of eating disorders could pave way for new treatment  The Guardian

Researchers explore whether genes and early eating habits may trigger disordered eating.


Alzheimer's study at UH seeks cure by looking for genetic clues - cleveland.com
Alzheimer's study at UH seeks cure by looking for genetic clues  cleveland.com

Pam Barton, left, and her grandson Days Barton visit Norma Keller, who has Alzheimer's. Pam Barton, who is Norma Keller's daughter, joined an Alzheimer's ...


Massive analysis refines map of autism's genetic roots - Spectrum
Massive analysis refines map of autism's genetic roots  Spectrum

The largest genetic analysis of postmortem brain tissue to date has yielded maps of when and where genes related to autism are turned on and off throughout ...


Peach-flavored strawberries, disease-resistant bananas? How genetic engineering is shaking up our fruit supply - Genetic Literacy Project
Peach-flavored strawberries, disease-resistant bananas? How genetic engineering is shaking up our fruit supply  Genetic Literacy Project

New varieties created through genetic editing and engineering promise to beat disease, and offer enticing new flavors. ... Genetically edited bananas.


Large Study Identifies Genetic Variants Linked to Risk Tolerance and Risky Behaviors - UC San Diego Health
Large Study Identifies Genetic Variants Linked to Risk Tolerance and Risky Behaviors  UC San Diego Health

An international group that includes researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified 124 genetic variants associated with a ...


Lab Severs Ties With James Watson, Citing ‘Unsubstantiated and Reckless’ Remarks - The New York Times
Lab Severs Ties With James Watson, Citing ‘Unsubstantiated and Reckless’ Remarks  The New York Times

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory revoked the honorary titles held by its longtime leader James D. Watson on Friday, describing as “unsubstantiated and reckless” ...


Do colder temperatures affect lifespan? Depends on genetics - UChicago News
Do colder temperatures affect lifespan? Depends on genetics  UChicago News

Study finds species can live longer at colder temperatures depending on genetics, which could apply to aging therapies.


Dramatic advances in forensics expose the need for genetic data legislation - The Conversation AU
Dramatic advances in forensics expose the need for genetic data legislation  The Conversation AU

Police have powerful new genetic tools. How are we going to regulate their use? A Genetic Data Protection Act is one solution to ensure confidence in the way ...


Sophia Genetics raises $77m to democratize hospital data and make diagnoses - The Hustle
Sophia Genetics raises $77m to democratize hospital data and make diagnoses  The Hustle

Sophia Genetics, a company that aggregates hospital data and uses it to help with cancer diagnoses, raised $77m.


A new 'atlas' of genetic influences on osteoporosis - Science Daily
A new 'atlas' of genetic influences on osteoporosis  Science Daily

A ground-breaking new study has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with estimated bone mineral density (BMD), one of the most ...


Base paired up: study suggests genetic formula to monogamy - The Guardian
Base paired up: study suggests genetic formula to monogamy  The Guardian

Scientists compared DNA of 10 species and found 24 genes which marked out males that stayed with their mates.


Unraveling the genetic causes of skin cancer: Interplay between key gene and receptor - Science Daily
Unraveling the genetic causes of skin cancer: Interplay between key gene and receptor  Science Daily

Medical researchers are helping to identify the genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma. In a new article, they show how the interaction between a ...


Cancer Genetics Issues Letter to Shareholders Nasdaq:CGIX - GlobeNewswire
Cancer Genetics Issues Letter to Shareholders Nasdaq:CGIX  GlobeNewswire

RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cancer Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CGIX), a leader in enabling precision medicine for ...


Genetics part of 'comprehensive' method to assess breast cancer risk - EPM Magazine
Genetics part of 'comprehensive' method to assess breast cancer risk  EPM Magazine

Scientists have created a method to predict a woman's risk of breast cancer by combining information on family history and genetics with factors such as weight, ...


I'm a geneticist. A DNA test uncovered a half-sister and sparked painful questions - Genetic Literacy Project
I'm a geneticist. A DNA test uncovered a half-sister and sparked painful questions  Genetic Literacy Project

My own discovery is so overwhelming that I can't talk about it much, even though my new half-sister has possibly saved my life.


DNA repeats may explain many cases of rare genetic disorder - UW Medicine Newsroom
DNA repeats may explain many cases of rare genetic disorder  UW Medicine Newsroom

Some cases of Baratela-Scott syndrome, a rare disorder that causes facial and bone abnormalities and developmental delay in children, appear to be due to ...


Bulldogs' screw tails linked to human genetic disease - Science Daily
Bulldogs' screw tails linked to human genetic disease  Science Daily

With their small size, stubby faces and wide-set eyes, bulldogs, French bulldogs and Boston terriers are among the most popular of domestic dog breeds.


Myriad Genetics co-founder Peter Meldrum dies at 71 - Deseret News
Myriad Genetics co-founder Peter Meldrum dies at 71  Deseret News

Myriad Genetics announced that Peter Meldrum, the company's former CEO, died Dec. 20. He was playing touch football with his grandsons and fell, suffering a ...


Genetic screening for newborns yields some answers, more questions - NBCNews.com
Genetic screening for newborns yields some answers, more questions  NBCNews.com

An experiment in which babies were screened for thousands of rare genetic diseases has come back with mixed results.


What Secrets Can Genetic Tests Really Reveal? - WebMD
What Secrets Can Genetic Tests Really Reveal?  WebMD

Dec. 27, 2018 -- When Joshua Cohen learned at 10 years old that he had been conceived through a sperm donor and his dad was not his biological father, ...


Viewpoint: We should stop blaming cows for climate change - Genetic Literacy Project
Viewpoint: We should stop blaming cows for climate change  Genetic Literacy Project

The claim that meat production generates more greenhouse gases than the entire transportation sector is demonstrably false, says Frank Mitloehner.


Massive Harvard-led genetic twin study homes in on the nature versus nurture debate - New Atlas
Massive Harvard-led genetic twin study homes in on the nature versus nurture debate  New Atlas

A massive new study is uncovering the effects of genes and environment in over 500 different conditions. Targeting over 50000 twin pairs, the research is the ...


Risk tolerance in the genes - ScienceBlog.com
Risk tolerance in the genes  ScienceBlog.com

An international group that includes researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified 124 genetic variants associated.


The nature of nurture: How much genes determine identity - Noted
The nature of nurture: How much genes determine identity  Noted

Nature vs Nurture: A startling new book called Blueprint by American psychologist Robert Plomin reveals how much genes determine identity.


AI technology can identify genetic diseases by looking at your face, study says - CNN
AI technology can identify genetic diseases by looking at your face, study says  CNN

A new artificial intelligence technology can accurately identify rare genetic disorders using a photograph of a patient's face, according to a new study.


Haemochromatosis: 'Most common' genetic disorder test call - BBC News
Haemochromatosis: 'Most common' genetic disorder test call  BBC News

Jenny Lees, whose son had haemochromatosis and died, wants to see routine testing for the disorder.


Drew Barrymore shares weight loss struggle: 'Damn you genetics!' - Stuff.co.nz
Drew Barrymore shares weight loss struggle: 'Damn you genetics!'  Stuff.co.nz

The actress posts an inspiring message about weight loss after working hard to drop 11kg.


New therapy could aid battle against drug-resistant bacteria - Genetic Literacy Project
New therapy could aid battle against drug-resistant bacteria  Genetic Literacy Project

he first penicillin-resistant pathogen was detected in 1940. Since then, many other antibacterial drugs (both natural and semisynthetic) have been.


Insight into blood cancer using genetic correlation - On Medicine - BMC Blogs Network
Insight into blood cancer using genetic correlation - On Medicine  BMC Blogs Network

New research published in Blood Cancer Journal, provides evidence of a genetic correlation between multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, ...


Science with borders: A debate over national rights could inhibit research - STAT
Science with borders: A debate over national rights could inhibit research  STAT

An international agreement could make it extraordinarily difficult to conduct disease surveillance or forge research collaborations around the world.


New Partnership Adds Genetic Testing to mHealth Coaching Platforms - mHealthIntelligence.com
New Partnership Adds Genetic Testing to mHealth Coaching Platforms  mHealthIntelligence.com

23andMe and Lark Health are partnering to add genetic data to mHealth coaching platforms, the latest in the industry's move toward more personalized digital ...


A genetic test leads to a family secret in Dani Shapiro's latest memoir, 'Inheritance' - USA TODAY
A genetic test leads to a family secret in Dani Shapiro's latest memoir, 'Inheritance'  USA TODAY

"You're not Jewish," she was told. But not until a genetic test reveals her family's secret does she understand why she looks different.


AI can identify rare genetic disorders by the shape of someone’s face - New Scientist News
AI can identify rare genetic disorders by the shape of someone’s face  New Scientist News

Doctors use facial features to diagnose common genetic disorders, but that's tricky to do with some rare ones – artificial intelligence can help.


Falling In Love Changes A Woman’s Genetics, Study Says - Business Times
Falling In Love Changes A Woman’s Genetics, Study Says  Business Times

Falling in love has a lot of symptoms. It not only gives you the giggles, the good kind of feverish feeling, and the in-the-clouds sensation. New research revealed ...


Will The Messiah Do Genetic Testing? - Breaking Israel News
Will The Messiah Do Genetic Testing?  Breaking Israel News

Messianic process will clarify true identities of individuals, already happening through the never-before-seen phenomenon of do-it-yourself DNA testing.


Speeding up genetic diagnosis of Huntington's disease - Science Daily
Speeding up genetic diagnosis of Huntington's disease  Science Daily

Elongated segments of DNA cause Huntington's disease and certain other disorders of the brain. Researchers have developed a method to determine the ...


Genetic factors may play an important role in loneliness - PsyPost
Genetic factors may play an important role in loneliness  PsyPost

The relationship between loneliness and certain personality traits may be due in part to shared genetic factors, according to a new study in the Journal of ...


Are the Guidelines for Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Out of Date? - Healthline
Are the Guidelines for Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Out of Date?  Healthline

Inheriting certain genetic mutations from your mother or father can raise your risk of breast or ovarian cancer. Knowing you have this type of mutation allows you ...


Two Minnesota sisters help with Mayo research into genetic eye condition - KARE11.com
Two Minnesota sisters help with Mayo research into genetic eye condition  KARE11.com

Two Minnesota sisters are helping Mayo Clinic researchers learn more about a genetic condition that affects the eye.


Statement - More needs to be done to protect people from genetic discrimination in Canada - Canada NewsWire
Statement - More needs to be done to protect people from genetic discrimination in Canada  Canada NewsWire

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the Quebec Court of Appeal's opinion concerning the constitutionality of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, ...


Harvard twin study reveals impact of environment and genetics on insurance rates - Live Insurance News
Harvard twin study reveals impact of environment and genetics on insurance rates  Live Insurance News

The results of a new Harvard Medical School (HMS) twin study examined the way different factors affect insurance rates. The research was.


Monogamous Species Share Deep Genetic Similarities - Gizmodo
Monogamous Species Share Deep Genetic Similarities  Gizmodo

Regardless of your opinion on monogamy, it's a trait found across many species, from songbirds to fish to many humans. But surprisingly, there are plenty of ...


Exposure to cannabis alters the genetic profile of sperm: Whether genetic changes can be reversed or are passed on to children is still unknown - Science Daily
Exposure to cannabis alters the genetic profile of sperm: Whether genetic changes can be reversed or are passed on to children is still unknown  Science Daily

New research suggests men in their child-bearing years should consider how THC could impact their sperm and possibly the children they conceive during ...


On GMO safety, the fiercest opponents understand the least - Ars Technica
On GMO safety, the fiercest opponents understand the least  Ars Technica

And those who know the least are often very confident they know a lot.


As Dog Genetic Testing Booms, Calls for Regulation Grow Louder - GenomeWeb
As Dog Genetic Testing Booms, Calls for Regulation Grow Louder  GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – As the business of dog genetic testing is taking off, driven by direct-to-consumer tests and an increased interest among breeders ...


Sophia Genetics bags $77M Series E, with 850+ hospitals signed up to its ‘data-driven medicine’ - TechCrunch
Sophia Genetics bags $77M Series E, with 850+ hospitals signed up to its ‘data-driven medicine’  TechCrunch

Another sizeable cash injection for big data biotech: Sophia Genetics has announced a $77 million Series E funding round, bringing its total raised to $140 ...


Peter Meldrum, scientific pioneer and founder of Utah's Myriad Genetics, dies at 71 - Salt Lake Tribune
Peter Meldrum, scientific pioneer and founder of Utah's Myriad Genetics, dies at 71  Salt Lake Tribune

Peter Meldrum, co-founder of the Utah-based biotech firm Myriad Genetics and a pioneer of the first commercial test for the breast cancer gene, died Dec.


Researchers correct genetic mutation that causes IPEX, a life-threatening autoimmune syndrome - Science Daily
Researchers correct genetic mutation that causes IPEX, a life-threatening autoimmune syndrome  Science Daily

Researchers have created a method for modifying blood stem cells to reverse the genetic mutation that causes a life-threatening autoimmune syndrome called ...


Genetic testing is the future of healthcare, but many experts say companies like 23andMe are doing more harm than good - Business Insider
Genetic testing is the future of healthcare, but many experts say companies like 23andMe are doing more harm than good  Business Insider

Clinicians and advocates criticize the 23andMe approach to genetic testing, which they say prioritizes convenience over privacy and long-term health.


Genetic testing and Christmas surprises - Chicago Tribune
Genetic testing and Christmas surprises  Chicago Tribune

All we want for Christmas is our two front teeth — and a couple of tablespoons of saliva. That's right. For a genetic testing kit. It's all the rage. A record number of ...


Genetic data on half a million Brits reveal ongoing evolution and Neanderthal legacy - Science Magazine
Genetic data on half a million Brits reveal ongoing evolution and Neanderthal legacy  Science Magazine

Neanderthals are still among us, Janet Kelso realized 8 years ago. She had helped make the momentous discovery that Neanderthals repeatedly mated with the ...


Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) Will Announce Earnings of $0.38 Per Share - Fairfield Current
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) Will Announce Earnings of $0.38 Per Share  Fairfield Current

Equities analysts predict that Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) will post $0.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks.


Face-scanning A.I. can help doctors spot unusual genetic disorders - Digital Trends
Face-scanning A.I. can help doctors spot unusual genetic disorders  Digital Trends

Facial recognition can unlock your phone. Could it also be used to identify whether or not a person has a rare genetic disorder, based exclusively on their facial ...


MyDRUG Evaluates Targeted Agents in Multiple Myeloma - OncLive
MyDRUG Evaluates Targeted Agents in Multiple Myeloma  OncLive

Investigators are taking a personalized approach to treating patients with multiple myeloma by introducing novel agents in combination with backbone ...


Scientists improve on photosynthesis through genetic engineering - Bend Bulletin
Scientists improve on photosynthesis through genetic engineering  Bend Bulletin

Since Thomas Malthus issued his dire prediction in 1789 that population growth would always exceed food supply, scientists have worked to prove him wrong.


10000 NorthShore Patients Will Get Free Genetic Testing. Could This Improve Primary Care? - HealthLeaders Media
10000 NorthShore Patients Will Get Free Genetic Testing. Could This Improve Primary Care?  HealthLeaders Media

The goal is to improve outcomes and lower costs through precision medicine.


Missing Ingredient: New Mice Model Alzheimer's Genetic Variability - Alzforum
Missing Ingredient: New Mice Model Alzheimer's Genetic Variability  Alzforum

A person's genetic background promotes Alzheimer's or protects against it, but existing mouse models in genetically identical strains ignore this aspect of a ...


His daughter thought he looked like Kennewick Man. A DNA test revealed a genetic surprise - Idaho Statesman
His daughter thought he looked like Kennewick Man. A DNA test revealed a genetic surprise  Idaho Statesman

A Tri-City woman thought her father looked like the prehistoric archaeological find Kennewick Man. An at-home DNA test revealed he does share a genetic link ...


Genetic Finding Can Guide Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer - On Cancer - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Genetic Finding Can Guide Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer  On Cancer - Memorial Sloan Kettering

Immunotherapy drugs called checkpoint inhibitors can be very effective but don't work for most people with prostate cancer. A small subset of men whose ...


Face-Scanning AI Identifies Rare Genetic Disorders - IEEE Spectrum
Face-Scanning AI Identifies Rare Genetic Disorders  IEEE Spectrum

Deep learning algorithms spot genetic disorders better than doctors can by analyzing a patient's facial features.


Couple sues doctor after daughter’s genetic tests indicate he may have fathered her - WTOL
Couple sues doctor after daughter’s genetic tests indicate he may have fathered her  WTOL

According to the lawsuit, the couple discovered the reported connection when their adult daughter used various websites to learn more about her genetic health ...


Genetic testing does not cause undue worry for breast cancer patients - Science Daily
Genetic testing does not cause undue worry for breast cancer patients  Science Daily

As genetic testing for breast cancer has become more complex, evaluating a panel of multiple genes, it introduces more uncertainty about the results. But a new ...


Science Just Explained What Causes Red Hair - Brit + Co
Science Just Explained What Causes Red Hair  Brit + Co

Red alert: Scientists may have discovered what creates those gorgeous ginger tresses. You know that the coloring has been mythologized (and sometimes ...


Using Genetic Genealogy To Identify Unknown Crime Victims, Sometimes Decades Later - NPR
Using Genetic Genealogy To Identify Unknown Crime Victims, Sometimes Decades Later  NPR

DNA combined with the study of family history has been used to solve high-profile cold cases such as the Golden State Killer. Now, volunteers are using the ...