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Monday 27 April, 2015

Hares, turtles, and the race to unravel genetic diversity

Iberian Hare by Pedro Moreira, 2009

If you thought the only way to solve a puzzle was by looking at a picture of its  More...

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Eight new loci associated with susceptibility to atopic dermatitis, Image courtesy RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM)
By IANS On Monday, October 8th, 2012
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8 new susceptibility loci for eczema identified

In a new study, researchers have identified 8 new loci associated  More...

HIV resistance genetics
By BioNews On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Researchers explain the genetics of HIV-1 resistance

Drug resistance is a major problem when treating infections.  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
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Backache? Blame your genes

If you suffer chronic lower backache, then blame your genes, not the lumbar disc generation (LDD) that has long been  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, September 1st, 2012
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Too much protein HUWE1 causes intellectual disability

2 to 3 % of the children are born with an intellectual disability.  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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CYCLOPS genes may serve as Achilles’ heel for cancer

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have discovered an entirely new class of genes that may serve as an Achilles  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Genetically engineered bacteria `kills malaria parasite`

Researchers have genetically modified a bacterium commonly found in the mosquito’s midgut and found that the parasite that causes malaria in people does not survive in mosquitoes carrying the modified bacterium More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Genes determining breast size found

Researchers have identified seven genetic markers linked with a woman’s breast size  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Defective gene blamed for brain and skull malformations

Scientists have discovered a gene whose mutation results in malformed faces and skulls as well as mental retardation  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Genes could be blamed for `bad` mums

Whether or not a woman is a good mother is at least partly controlled by genetics, say researchers  More...