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Backache? Blame your genes

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If you suffer chronic lower backache, then blame your genes, not the lumbar disc generation (LDD) that has long been Continue reading “Backache? Blame your genes” »  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. Continue reading “Too much protein HUWE1 causes 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 Continue reading “CYCLOPS genes may serve 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 Continue reading “Genes determining breast size found” »  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 Continue reading “Defective gene blamed for brain and skull malformations” »  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 Continue reading “Genes could be blamed for `bad` mums” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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Genes that control parrots’ ability to imitate decoded

Scientists say they have assembled more completely the string of genetic letters that could control how well parrots learn to imitate their owners and other sounds Continue reading “Genes that control parrots’ More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Scottish lecturer found to be genetic ‘grandfather of everyone in Britain’

A retired lecturer who took a DNA test to find out where his ancestors came from has been found to be directly descended from the first woman on earth Continue reading “Scottish lecturer found to be genetic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Mennonite family helps spot Parkinson’s disease gene

An international team of researchers, including one of Indian origin, has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson’s disease (PD) Continue reading “Mennonite family More...