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Saturday 21 October, 2017

Genes decide why you can’t tolerate pain

To understand why different individuals have different pain tolerance levels, scientists have discovered four genes that play a vital role in deciding this  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 14th, 2014

Unlocked: How heredity, environment affect gene expression

Everyone has the same set of genes and it is difficult to determine which genes are heritable or controlled by your DNA versus those that may be affected by the environment  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue in Brazil

The world’s largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes has been released in a Brazilian town to combat dengue  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Humans had sex with Neanderthals: Study

Geneticists have found that early European humans had children with Neanderthals  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Hair raiser! Gene behind human baldness identified

In a breakthrough, scientists have identified a gene that is behind a rare balding condition called ‘atrichia  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014

New gene-editing technique to correct genetic disorder

Diseases caused by genetic mutation may become easier to cure as scientists have discovered that a gene-editing technique, known as CRISPR  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Genetic study supports link between carbohydrate digestion and obesity

New research indicates that obesity in the general population may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates.  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Genetic regulators in blood cells located

In order to provide scientists a tool to determine how a healthy blood cell can turn cancerous, researchers have located the regions which determine if a particular gene  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Address sleep disorders to prevent diabetes, obesity: Study

Scientists have linked inadequate or disturbed sleep to the development of metabolic disorders  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014

The mummy returns, with high cholesterol, poor dental health!

The ancient Egyptians suffered from same health issues that plague us today, including high cholesterol  More...