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Saturday 18 April, 2015

Genome sequences shed light on population decline of Mountain Gorillas

Mountain gorilla genome sequenced

The first project to sequence whole genomes from mountain gorillas has given scientists and conservationists new insight into  More...

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biological clock to predict longivity
By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Scientists identify biological clock to predict longivity

A group of scientists has identified a biological clock that could help predict how long we live, according to a study.  More...

preclinical gene therapy
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Pre-clinical studies reveal ways to reduce cancer risk with gene therapy vectors

National Institutes of Health researchers have uncovered a key factor in understanding the elevated cancer risk associated  More...

Malaria GWAS study
By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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New genetic study sheds light on antimalarial drug resistance

The largest genome-wide association study to date of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum unveils a complex genetic  More...

gene editing crispr
By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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‘Molecular scissors’ could prevent genetic diseases before conception

In a study published in the Nature Group journal Scientific Reports, the scientists used ‘molecular scissors’ that can edit the DNA  More...

Illumina machines
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Illumina launches new HiSeq instruments

llumina, Inc. today announced it has expanded the world’s most comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS) portfolio  More...

Ancient Dog Bone
By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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NHGRI/Smithsonian to sequence North America’s oldest dog relics

Eleven thousand years ago, Paleo-Indians roamed the dry grasslands of Northeast Colorado, hunting the dwindling numbers of  More...

illumina_hiseq2500
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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The NHS England will sequence 100,000 genomes to tackle cancer and rare diseases

NHS England announced eleven centres across the country that will lead the way in delivering the 100,000 Genomes Project.  More...

UK map showing locations where new developmental disorders were identified. [Deciphering Developmental Disorders] Image Credit: Sanger UK.
By BioNews On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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New genes responsible for rare disorders identified

Sequencing DNA and comparing the clinical characteristics of over 1,000 children, researchers have identified  More...

mosquito
By BioNews On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Genes of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes mapped

Researchers have determined the genetic sequencing of 16 mosquitoes belonging to the Anopheles genus to understand why only  More...