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Reseachers sequenced Turtle genome, shed light on turtle ancestry and shell evolution

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From which ancestors have turtles evolved? How did they get their shell? New data provided by the Joint International Continue reading “Reseachers sequenced Turtle genome, shed light on turtle ancestry and shell evolution” »  More...

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CNIO researchers Óscar Fernández-­?Capetillo and Andrés Joaquín López-­? Contreras. Credit:CNIO
By BioNews On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Researchers ‘capture’ the replication of the human genome for the first time

The Genomic Instability Group led by researcher Óscar Fernández-­?Capetillo at the Continue reading “Researchers ‘capture’ the replication of the human genome for the first time” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
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Researchers show 70 percent protein-coding human genes are related to zebrafish

Completion of the zebrafish reference genome yields strong comparisons with the human genome. Researchers demonstrate today that 70 per cent of protein-coding human genes are related Continue reading “Researchers More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Gene sequencing project finds new mutations to blame for a majority of brain tumor subtype

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Continue reading “Gene sequencing project finds new mutations to blame for a majority of brain tumor subtype” More...

1000 Genomes Project: Mapping human genetic variation. Credit: EMBL-EBI/S.Phillips
By BioNews On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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The 1000 Genomes Project today presents a map of normal human genetic variation

The 1000 Genomes Project today presents a map of normal human genetic variation Continue reading “The 1000 Genomes Project today presents a map of normal human genetic variation” »  More...

Coming home: Rangitane iwi tupuna reburial ceremony at Wairau Bar in 2009.
By BioNews On Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
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Researchers map genetic code of New Zealand’s first settlers

In a landmark study, University of Otago researchers have achieved the feat of sequencing Continue reading “Researchers map genetic code of New Zealand’s first settlers” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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BGI to offer Non-invasive Fetal Trisomy Test in Czech and Slovak Republics

BGI, the world’s largest genomics organization, and GENNET, a center for genetics, Continue reading “BGI to offer Non-invasive Fetal Trisomy Test in Czech and Slovak Republics” »  More...

Iowa State University's Patrick Schnable, left, and Srinivas Aluru are developing a toolbox to help life sciences researchers analyze all of the data produced by today's DNA sequencing instruments. Photo by Bob Elbert/Iowa State University
By BioNews On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Researchers Developing ‘BIGDATA’ Toolbox to Help Genome Researchers

Today’s life scientists are producing genomes galore. Continue reading “Researchers Developing ‘BIGDATA’ Toolbox to Help Genome Researchers” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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Scientists developed rapid whole-genome sequencing based diagnosis for children with genetic disorders

Researchers at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City reported the first use of whole genome information for diagnosing critically ill infants. As reported in Science Translational Medicine, More...

Nanopores under magnification. Image credit - University of Pennsylvania
By BioNews On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Penn Researcher received $1.5 Million to Reduce Gene Sequencing Costs

A collaboration between researchers at Columbia University and Marija Drndi? of the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant for a project aimed at reducing the cost of genome More...