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Academic Minute | Genetics and Academic Achievement - Inside Higher Ed
Academic Minute | Genetics and Academic Achievement  Inside Higher Ed

Do your genes decide the highest level of education you'll receive? In today's Academic Minute, part of USC Dornsife Week, Daniel J. Benjamin discusses this ...


World Health Organization joins fight against lax genetic editing standards - BGR
World Health Organization joins fight against lax genetic editing standards  BGR

It's now been several months since Chinese scientist He Jiankui revealed that he had successfully edited the genes of human embryos, which were then carried ...


'Designer baby' shock sparks WHO call for global genetics research register - The Telegraph
'Designer baby' shock sparks WHO call for global genetics research register  The Telegraph

An expert panel convened by the World Health Organization has stopped short of calling for a ban on the gene-editing of embryos and instead has said a global ...


Top Genetics Experts Call for Ban on Modifying DNA of Embryos - Bloomberg
Top Genetics Experts Call for Ban on Modifying DNA of Embryos  Bloomberg

Four months after a Chinese scientist shocked the world with news that he had intentionally altered the DNA of twin girls, top genetics experts and ethicists are ...


A Genetic Mutation Might Explain Why Birth Control Can Fail - WIRED
A Genetic Mutation Might Explain Why Birth Control Can Fail  WIRED

All hormonal contraceptives sometimes fail, for unknown reasons. As genetics trickles into women's health, one study suggests a possible cause.


Health secretary wants NHS to roll out genetic tests to detect diseases - The Guardian
Health secretary wants NHS to roll out genetic tests to detect diseases  The Guardian

Matt Hancock hails 'game-changer' but critics raise racial bias and 'fatalism' concerns.


The U.S. May Soon Have a De Facto National DNA Database - Slate
The U.S. May Soon Have a De Facto National DNA Database  Slate

Law enforcement's current use of consumer genetics platforms amounts to a massive failure of democratic accountability.


Genetics expert says Lionel Messi can be cloned - AS English
Genetics expert says Lionel Messi can be cloned  AS English

Genetic specialist and head of the European Genome Archive, Arcadi Navarro, explained it would be possible to create a clone of Barcelona's Argentine striker.


Ancient DNA shows mysterious genetic takeover in Iberia - National Geographic
Ancient DNA shows mysterious genetic takeover in Iberia  National Geographic

A study of 8000 years of genetics from Spain and Portugal yields a surprisingly complex picture of the inhabitants' ancestry.


Canopy Growth and DNA Genetics Extend and Expand Relationship - Cannabis Business Times
Canopy Growth and DNA Genetics Extend and Expand Relationship  Cannabis Business Times

The companies have extended their partnership beyond Canada and Jamaica to bring DNA's world-renowned genetics to a soon-to-be disclosed European ...


Women's Contributions to Early Genetics Studies Were Relegated to the Footnotes - Smithsonian
Women's Contributions to Early Genetics Studies Were Relegated to the Footnotes  Smithsonian

As a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, Emilia Huerta-Sánchez noticed something strange in the fine print of an old population ...


A Genetic Basis for Insomnia Emerges from the Twilight - Scientific American
A Genetic Basis for Insomnia Emerges from the Twilight  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 ...


Harvard study unlocks a key to regeneration - Harvard Gazette
Harvard study unlocks a key to regeneration  Harvard Gazette

Led by Assistant Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Mansi Srivastava, a team of researchers is shedding new light on how animals perform ...


Top Dollar Angus and Method Genetics Partnership to Benefit Cattlemen - Drovers Magazine
Top Dollar Angus and Method Genetics Partnership to Benefit Cattlemen  Drovers Magazine

Top Dollar Angus, Inc. and Method Genetics, LLC have reached an agreement whereby they will work together to benefit their commercial and seedstock ...


DNA Kits Yield Different Results From Two Genetics Companies - NECN
DNA Kits Yield Different Results From Two Genetics Companies  NECN

Millions of people have done it and you may be one of them – sent off a saliva sample to figure out your DNA ancestry. But one Massachusetts man is ...


Happy in marriage? Genetics may play a role - Science Daily
Happy in marriage? Genetics may play a role  Science Daily

People fall in love for many reasons -- similar interests, physical attraction, and shared values among them. But if they marry and stay together, their long-term ...


Third Rock And ARCH-Backed Genetics Startup Launches With Nearly $200 Million - Forbes
Third Rock And ARCH-Backed Genetics Startup Launches With Nearly $200 Million  Forbes

Maze Therapeutics, a South San Francisco startup, launched with funding from Third Rock Ventures, ARCH Venture Partners, GV and others, with a goal of ...


Genetic research is the wrong way to make sense of ADHD - Wired.co.uk
Genetic research is the wrong way to make sense of ADHD  Wired.co.uk

In the search to better understand mental health conditions, one area of research is particularly contentious: genetics. When it comes to a neurodevelopmental ...


Fish and Game seeks to understand genetic differences between pink salmon populations - Alaska Public Radio Network
Fish and Game seeks to understand genetic differences between pink salmon populations  Alaska Public Radio Network

What happens when wild salmon interbreed with hatchery fish? A study by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game looking at chum and pink salmon runs in ...


Teen Inventor Designs Noninvasive Allergy Screen Using Genetics and Machine Learning - Smithsonian.com
Teen Inventor Designs Noninvasive Allergy Screen Using Genetics and Machine Learning  Smithsonian.com

Seventeen-year-old Ayush Alag is one of 40 finalists in this year's Regeneron Science Talent Search.


Molecular genetics expert Adi Kimchi wins Israel Prize for life sciences - The Times of Israel
Molecular genetics expert Adi Kimchi wins Israel Prize for life sciences  The Times of Israel

Weizmann Institute professor has done extensive study on processes of programmed death in living cells.


Some personal beliefs and morals may stem from genetics - Science Daily
Some personal beliefs and morals may stem from genetics  Science Daily

Researchers found that while parents can help encourage their children to develop into responsible, conscientious adults, there is an underlying genetic factor ...


Genetics May Explain Why Birth Control Doesn't Always Work For Some Women - D-brief - Discover Magazine
Genetics May Explain Why Birth Control Doesn't Always Work For Some Women - D-brief  Discover Magazine

No form of birth control is 100 percent effective. Now, a new study provides an explanation for why a small number of women who use hormonal contraceptive ...


How languages and genetics explain our origins and evolution - Genetic Literacy Project
How languages and genetics explain our origins and evolution  Genetic Literacy Project

The twists and turns of both language and genetics offer stunning insights into human history.


What role should genetics research play in education? - Stanford University News
What role should genetics research play in education?  Stanford University News

Scholars from Stanford's Graduate School of Education discuss genetics research and what parents and educators should watch for.


Your genetic data can be exploited without you ever knowing about it - New Scientist
Your genetic data can be exploited without you ever knowing about it  New Scientist

Your genome literally identifies you, but researchers and genetic firms keep saying that DNA data is anonymous. It's a privacy scandal waiting to happen.


Video: C&EN tested one dog's genetics and got weird results - Chemical & Engineering News
Video: C&EN tested one dog's genetics and got weird results  Chemical & Engineering News

Over the past decade, companies like Ancestry and 23andMe have made personal genetic testing mainstream. Now, humans are projecting their genealogical ...


My Gene Counsel, Ambry Genetics Partner on DTC Genetic Test Verification - GenomeWeb
My Gene Counsel, Ambry Genetics Partner on DTC Genetic Test Verification  GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Digital health company My Gene Counsel announced today that it has partnered with Ambry Genetics to offer medical-grade ...


HeLa Cells from Different Labs Vary in Genetics, Phenotype - The Scientist
HeLa Cells from Different Labs Vary in Genetics, Phenotype  The Scientist

This could account for some reproducibility problems in cell line research, according to the authors of a comprehensive analysis of HeLa variants.


Lack of diversity hinders genetic studies. We can change that - STAT
Lack of diversity hinders genetic studies. We can change that  STAT

Only 4 percent of people participating in genetic studies are of African and Hispanic descent, though they make up 25 percent of the world's population.


Harvard geneticist: No population's DNA is 'pure' - Harvard Gazette
Harvard geneticist: No population's DNA is 'pure'  Harvard Gazette

Geneticist David Reich discusses DNA findings that show how migration shaped Europe and southern Asia, and that “No population is, or ever could be, pure.”


Finding A Unicorn: Humboldt Growers Collaborate in a Quest to Find Superior Cannabis Genetics - North Coast Journal
Finding A Unicorn: Humboldt Growers Collaborate in a Quest to Find Superior Cannabis Genetics  North Coast Journal

It's a cloudless late September day on the Humboldt Seed Co. near Orleans, which sits tucked above the Klamath River in the eastern-most stretches of...


Screwtail mutation in dogs linked to human genetic disease, study finds - dvm360
Screwtail mutation in dogs linked to human genetic disease, study finds  dvm360

A study out of UC Davis veterinary school connects the DNA sequence of screwtail breeds to Robinow syndrome in humans. We untangle the details to bring ...


Fat Distribution Genetics Advanced through Targeting of Waist-to-Hip Ratio Genes - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Fat Distribution Genetics Advanced through Targeting of Waist-to-Hip Ratio Genes  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Links between genetics and obesity deepen with the first study of body-fat distribution, assessed by waist-to-hip ratiom with low-frequency and rare genetic ...


Genetic genealogy testing popular despite concerns - SouthCoastToday.com
Genetic genealogy testing popular despite concerns  SouthCoastToday.com

OZARK, Ala. (AP) — The type of DNA analysis that led to the arrest of an Alabama truck driver and part-time preacher in two slayings nearly 20 years has ...


Expansion of transposable elements offers clue to genetic paradox - Phys.org
Expansion of transposable elements offers clue to genetic paradox  Phys.org

Species often experience a genetic bottleneck that diminishes genetic variation after speciation or introduction into a new area. Though bottlenecks in ...


How hot spots of genetic variation evolved in human DNA: Study uncovers a complex story that hints at how adaptable -- yet delicate -- we are as a species - Science Daily
How hot spots of genetic variation evolved in human DNA: Study uncovers a complex story that hints at how adaptable -- yet delicate -- we are as a species  Science Daily

New research investigates hot spots of genetic variation within the human genome, examining the sections of our DNA that are most likely to differ significantly ...


Preserving Cannabis Genetics: How to Collect and Store Seeds and Pollen - Leafly
Preserving Cannabis Genetics: How to Collect and Store Seeds and Pollen  Leafly

Can't fully get rid of that cannabis strain you grew for so long? Learn how to store seeds and pollen to clear space in your garden and hang onto those favorite ...


Grape genetics research lab in Geneva gets $68.9 million for new facility - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Grape genetics research lab in Geneva gets $68.9 million for new facility  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The recently passed budget from Congress that ended the federal government shutdown includes $68.9 million to build a new facility for the Grape Genetics ...


Genetics and Services to Meet Industry Demands - Drovers Magazine
Genetics and Services to Meet Industry Demands  Drovers Magazine

Over the years Gelbvieh and Balancer® sired feeder calves have been gaining acceptance within multiple segments of the commercial beef industry and are ...


In China, some parents seek an edge with genetic testing for tots - MIT Technology Review
In China, some parents seek an edge with genetic testing for tots  MIT Technology Review

Questionable DNA “talent” tests find a market in up-and-coming Shenzhen.


Genetic/DNA testing schemes | News, Sports, Jobs - Minot Daily News
Genetic/DNA testing schemes | News, Sports, Jobs  Minot Daily News

Have you received a call from someone claiming to be from Medicare saying you are eligible for “free” DNA testing? The ND Senior Medicare Patrol has been.


Genetic genealogy results solve new cold case as privacy concerns continue - The Denver Channel
Genetic genealogy results solve new cold case as privacy concerns continue  The Denver Channel

This week, an arrest was made in a 20-year double murder case gone cold. The victims were two 17-year-old Alabama girls. The big break for police: results ...


23andMe Type 2 diabetes risk report: how it works, what to know - Business Insider
23andMe Type 2 diabetes risk report: how it works, what to know  Business Insider

The report uses your genetics and other information about you to figure out how likely you are to develop Type 2 diabetes.


Unveiling disease-causing genetic changes in chromosome 17 - Baylor College of Medicine News
Unveiling disease-causing genetic changes in chromosome 17  Baylor College of Medicine News

A study has opened a window into the complexity of the genetic changes in a small region of chromosome 17 that lead to two rare conditions.


DNA testing company 23andMe is hoping to reach millions more users with a new genetic report on diabetes - CNBC
DNA testing company 23andMe is hoping to reach millions more users with a new genetic report on diabetes  CNBC

23andMe is adding a report to its health and ancestry DNA test for type 2 diabetes. That's a huge market opportunity as 1 in 3 people are at risk for developing ...


Scientists demand a prohibition on human genetic modification - BGR
Scientists demand a prohibition on human genetic modification  BGR

It's now been several months since Chinese geneticist He Jiankui announced to the world that he had genetically modified human embryos which were then ...


Pleiotropic action of genetic variation in ZNF804A on brain structure: | NDT - Dove Medical Press
Pleiotropic action of genetic variation in ZNF804A on brain structure: | NDT  Dove Medical Press

Shuai Wang,1,2 Yi He,3 Zi Chen,1 Yanzhang Li,1 Jingping Zhao,2 Luxian Lyu4 1Department of Psychology, Chengdu Medical College, Chengdu, People's ...


Educators Need to Stay Ahead of Curve on Emerging Genetics Research - Education Week
Educators Need to Stay Ahead of Curve on Emerging Genetics Research  Education Week

Rapidly expanding genetic research on education could have a big impact on classrooms in years to come, but most is going unnoticed. Teachers and ...


New Genetic Analysis May Have Finally Revealed Identity Of Jack The Ripper - Tech Times
New Genetic Analysis May Have Finally Revealed Identity Of Jack The Ripper  Tech Times

Researchers in the United Kingdom claim to have found new evidence that could finally reveal Jack the Ripper's true identity. The study involved DNA testing of ...


The Questionable Science Behind the New Jack the Ripper Claim - Live Science
The Questionable Science Behind the New Jack the Ripper Claim  Live Science

Did the analysis of a silk shawl just provide a major clue in one of London's coldest cases, the identity of Jack the Ripper? No. It doesn't. Not at all.


Scientists Just Added Four New Letters to the Genetic Code - Singularity Hub
Scientists Just Added Four New Letters to the Genetic Code  Singularity Hub

Eight-letter DNA uses hydrogen bonds just like natural DNA to link its two new pairs—S with B and P with Z—and the bases can appear next to each other.


Genetic Databases and Law Enforcement Dilemma - iHLS - i-HLS - Israel Homeland Security
Genetic Databases and Law Enforcement Dilemma - iHLS  i-HLS - Israel Homeland Security

עברית (Hebrew). It is already obvious that 2019 is the year of privacy – from security technologies designed to thwart personal information hacking to public critic, ...


Genetic testing, to go - Winnipeg Free Press
Genetic testing, to go  Winnipeg Free Press

Genome Prairie and a consortium of other organizations have built a $2.3-million mobile DNA sequencing lab that will provide agricultural pathogen testing ...


Cannabis Meets Genetics: DNA Test Pinpoints Best Medicinal Marijuana Products to Use - Newsmax
Cannabis Meets Genetics: DNA Test Pinpoints Best Medicinal Marijuana Products to Use  Newsmax

Cannabis Meets Genetics: DNA Test Pinpoints Best Medicinal Marijuana Products to Use.


Push for Predictive Genetic Tests - GenomeWeb
Push for Predictive Genetic Tests  GenomeWeb

Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests by the National Health *Service*, the Guardian reports. It adds that ...


Genetic variant may explain why birth control is not effective in all women - New Atlas
Genetic variant may explain why birth control is not effective in all women  New Atlas

A fascinating new study has for the first time linked a specific genetic variant with the efficacy of hormone-based birth control treatments. The research suggests ...


Genetic evaluations: Refining the toolbox - Beef Magazine
Genetic evaluations: Refining the toolbox  Beef Magazine

The evolution of performance measurements continues to progress, thanks in part to the influence of genomic data.


'Genetic genealogy' helps Alabama investigators find cold-case killing suspect - Montgomery Advertiser
'Genetic genealogy' helps Alabama investigators find cold-case killing suspect  Montgomery Advertiser

OZARK — A truck-driving preacher accused of killing two teenage girls from Alabama nearly 20 years ago was found with the same genealogy database ...


Criminal Suspects Deserve Genetic Privacy, Too - Slate
Criminal Suspects Deserve Genetic Privacy, Too  Slate

This article is part of Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University. On Wednesday, Future Tense will host an event in ...


With nanotubes, genetic engineering in plants is easy-peasy - UC Berkeley
With nanotubes, genetic engineering in plants is easy-peasy  UC Berkeley

Inserting or tweaking genes in plants is more art than science, but a new technique developed by University of California, Berkeley, scientists could make ...


Atossa Genetics: Expect More Near-Term Positive Catalysts After Continued FDA Approval For One Patient - Seeking Alpha
Atossa Genetics: Expect More Near-Term Positive Catalysts After Continued FDA Approval For One Patient  Seeking Alpha

Atossa Genetics moved up significantly last week after the FDA granted expanded access for its oral Endoxifen for Post-Mastectomy Treatment on a U.S. Breast ...


Crocking the Genetic Code - Scientific American
Crocking the Genetic Code  Scientific American

Conservationists trying to save the critically endangered Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) face a unique challenge. Only about 1,000 of these ...


Unnatural DNA just changed genetics forever - SlashGear
Unnatural DNA just changed genetics forever  SlashGear

Synthetic sequences of DNA were proven viable in a study published this week by researchers led by one Steven Benner. Benner is founder of the Foundation ...


New recommendations say not all women need genetic testing for cancer. Critics say it could cost lives - CNN
New recommendations say not all women need genetic testing for cancer. Critics say it could cost lives  CNN

Primary care providers should screen women for personal, family and/or ethnic history of breast, ovarian, tubal or peritoneal cancer to decide who should ...


Genetic testing firms share your DNA data more than you think - Axios
Genetic testing firms share your DNA data more than you think  Axios

Genetic testing companies that trace customers' ancestry are amassing huge databases of DNA information, and some are sharing access with law enforcement ...


VA Receives $25 Million Donation to Provide Genetic Testing for Veterans - Military.com
VA Receives $25 Million Donation to Provide Genetic Testing for Veterans  Military.com

Billionaire and former Air Force reservist Denny Sanford plans to give his fortune away.


Genetics Unzipped: Big Fat Failure - Genetic Literacy Project
Genetics Unzipped: Big Fat Failure  Genetic Literacy Project

A closer look at the genetics of failure—why we fail to lose weight thanks to our genes.


Genetic reserve in Wester Ross to protect Scotland's national tree - BBC News
Genetic reserve in Wester Ross to protect Scotland's national tree  BBC News

The Beinn Eighe nature reserve in Wester Ross has been named the UK's first genetic conservation area. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and its scientific ...


Carbon Nanotubes May Be An Easy Way To Tinker With Plant Genetics - NPR
Carbon Nanotubes May Be An Easy Way To Tinker With Plant Genetics  NPR

Is there an efficient way to tinker with the genes of plants? Being able to do that would make breeding new varieties of crop plants faster and easier, but figuring ...


LISTEN: Painkiller racketeering & the limits of genetic tests - STAT
LISTEN: Painkiller racketeering & the limits of genetic tests  STAT

In this episode, we discuss the case against Insys, the maker of a powerful painkiller now accused of running a nationwide racketeering scheme.


Japan Poised to Declare CRISPR-Edited Foods Safe to Eat - Futurism
Japan Poised to Declare CRISPR-Edited Foods Safe to Eat  Futurism

The Japanese government seems poised to rule that CRISPR-edited foods are safe to eat. At least, that's the recommendation made by a panel of scientists who ...


Hachimoji DNA doubles the genetic code - physicsworld.com
Hachimoji DNA doubles the genetic code  physicsworld.com

Researchers in the US have built an “alien” DNA system from eight building block letters, so expanding the genetic code from four and doubling its information ...


Trade Alert: Long Atossa Genetics - Seeking Alpha
Trade Alert: Long Atossa Genetics  Seeking Alpha

The extremely volatile shares of Atossa Genetics soared higher this week on news of FDA approval for a limited, initial use of the company's breast cancer drug,


China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise - The Indian Express
China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise  The Indian Express

The Chinese authorities turned to a Massachusetts company and a prominent Yale researcher as they built an enormous system of surveillance and control.


Some Viruses May Infect by Inserting Different Portions of Genetic Material - The Scientist
Some Viruses May Infect by Inserting Different Portions of Genetic Material  The Scientist

Viruses that infect plants and occasionally insects appear to cause infection with a divide-and-conquer strategy, multiplying separate segments of genetic ...


Is Failure Genetic? - Thrive Global
Is Failure Genetic?  Thrive Global

In many respects, having a child is comparable to playing the lottery. There are multiple variables at work. Rather than dealing in numbers, we deal in genes.


Space Potato: No refunds on genetic gifts - Colorado Daily
Space Potato: No refunds on genetic gifts  Colorado Daily

In the 1960s, Marvel Comics published the first issues of "The X-Men," which featured characters with mutant superpowers.


Risks of compulsory genetic databases - Science Magazine
Risks of compulsory genetic databases  Science Magazine

In their Policy Forum “Is it time for a universal genetic forensic database?” (23 November 2018, p. 898), J. W. Hazel et al. propose a nationwide forensic ...


Your DNA Could Affect How Well Your Birth Control Works - VICE
Your DNA Could Affect How Well Your Birth Control Works  VICE

You know how you hear tales from friends of friends who got pregnant while on birth control? In rare instances, it may not have been user error—it may be ...


Does a new genetic analysis finally reveal the identity of Jack the Ripper? - Science Magazine
Does a new genetic analysis finally reveal the identity of Jack the Ripper?  Science Magazine

Forensic scientists say they have finally fingered the identity of Jack the Ripper, the notorious serial killer who terrorized the streets of London more than a ...


Will genetics unlock a new treatment for Parkinson's? - The Guardian
Will genetics unlock a new treatment for Parkinson's?  The Guardian

GSK's extensive work into the relationship between drug therapies and genetics has led to a $300m investment and collaboration with DNA-testing brand ...


Can a genetic test predict if you will develop Type 2 diabetes? - The Conversation - US
Can a genetic test predict if you will develop Type 2 diabetes?  The Conversation - US

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing company 23andMe is now offering a new 'polygenic risk score' that reveals your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Does it ...


Unique pine forest in Highlands to have its genetic code preserved forever in UK first - Press and Journal
Unique pine forest in Highlands to have its genetic code preserved forever in UK first  Press and Journal

Beinn Eighe's ancient Caledonian pine forest is home to centeuries-old trees whose DNA took a different path than other pines after the last ice age.


VA patients will get genetic testing funded by Sanford Health, philanthropic donation - USA TODAY
VA patients will get genetic testing funded by Sanford Health, philanthropic donation  USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with a private health company to provide genetic testing that could help doctors prescribe ...


“Messi could be cloned, and we would get a similar being”- claims a genetic scientist - Sportskeeda
“Messi could be cloned, and we would get a similar being”- claims a genetic scientist  Sportskeeda

Arcadi Navarro, a specialist in genetics claimed that it is possible to create a "twin" of the Blaugrana captain with all the available current techniques.


Scientists Discover 3 New Common Genetic Threads Among Alzheimer’s Patients - Being Patient
Scientists Discover 3 New Common Genetic Threads Among Alzheimer’s Patients  Being Patient

A new analysis revealed three new genes associated with the development of the disease previously unknown to Alzheimer's researchers along with the ...


Scientists identify genetic factors that may cause some people to become obese - News - The Rockefeller University Newswire
Scientists identify genetic factors that may cause some people to become obese - News  The Rockefeller University Newswire

Obesity is a major public-health problem in the United States and around the world, with an estimated 650 million people suffering from the condition. One of the ...


Genetic Secrets to Whole-Body Regeneration Uncovered - SciTechDaily
Genetic Secrets to Whole-Body Regeneration Uncovered  SciTechDaily

A new study looks at how three-banded panther worms are able to regenerate their whole bodies and how this regeneration could be applied to humans.


New computer program developed by TGen lights up cancer-causing genetic mutations - News-Medical.net
New computer program developed by TGen lights up cancer-causing genetic mutations  News-Medical.net

By conjuring the spell "Lumos!" wizards in the mythical world of Harry Potter could light up the tip of their magic wands and illuminate their surroundings. So, too ...


After Selling Her Genetic Data Mining Software Company, A 32-Year-Old CEO Relaunches It With A Microsoft Partnership - Forbes
After Selling Her Genetic Data Mining Software Company, A 32-Year-Old CEO Relaunches It With A Microsoft Partnership  Forbes

As a 22-year-old recent college graduate with a psychology degree, Adina Mangubat founded a software company to address a need that was just emerging in ...


Website puts fears about depression genes into perspective - UNSW Newsroom
Website puts fears about depression genes into perspective  UNSW Newsroom

People with a family history of depression and bipolar disorder can now evaluate the risk of developing them, thanks to a new website launched by UNSW ...


DNA Friend once-backed by Elon Musk launches hilarious genetic testing website - Firstpost
DNA Friend once-backed by Elon Musk launches hilarious genetic testing website  Firstpost

tech2 News StaffMar 20, 2019 13:14:57 IST. Say hello to DNA Friend, a genetics company for consumers that is going up against giants like 23andMe and ...


Some Women Fall Pregnant on Birth Control, And This Could Be a Key Reason Why - ScienceAlert
Some Women Fall Pregnant on Birth Control, And This Could Be a Key Reason Why  ScienceAlert

Human experience shows us that contraception isn't always foolproof, but a new study is the first to ever highlight a genetic explanation for why birth control ...


Risks of compulsory genetic databases—Response - Science Magazine
Risks of compulsory genetic databases—Response  Science Magazine

We agree with Joly et al. that there are risks associated with the creation of a universal forensic database and that past international efforts to establish such a ...


Great white shark: Its genetic mysteries and how they can help cancer research - San Francisco Chronicle
Great white shark: Its genetic mysteries and how they can help cancer research  San Francisco Chronicle

The great white shark is not only a fearsome predator, it also has an unusual resistance to cancer and a remarkable ability to heal quickly from wounds, a team ...


Major genetic study confirms that many genes contribute to risk for Tourette's syndrome - EurekAlert
Major genetic study confirms that many genes contribute to risk for Tourette's syndrome  EurekAlert

A meta-analysis of multiple studies into the genetic background of Tourette's syndrome (TS) -- a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by chronic ...


Piecing Together a family history through Genetic DNA - Waitsburgtimes
Piecing Together a family history through Genetic DNA  Waitsburgtimes

WALLA WALLA-On Feb. 28 at Whitman College, 1979 Whitman Graduate and Board Trustee Stephen Hammond presented his program: Piecing Together a ...


Genetic research scientist leaves Huntsville for Michigan - AL.com
Genetic research scientist leaves Huntsville for Michigan  AL.com

Research geneticist Liz Worthey, PhD, is leaving Alabama's HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to accept a job in Michigan, the institute announced this ...


Making drugs more effective in the fight against cancer, genetic disorders, and viral infections - Medical Xpress
Making drugs more effective in the fight against cancer, genetic disorders, and viral infections  Medical Xpress

Many of our most difficult-to-treat diseases have a genetic basis: viral infections, hereditary disorders, cancer. While scientists have begun to design drugs that ...