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Genoms And Its Roles In Biological Ageing
Sep 29, 2018 10:00 am

Senescence, or biological ageing, refers to the general deterioration of an organism's physiological functions, leading to increased susceptibility to diseases and ultimately death. It is a comple...
The Relationship Between Sex Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease in Post- Menopausal Women
Jul 10, 2018 2:00 pm

In post-menopausal women, having a higher blood level of a male hormone (testosterone) and a higher ratio of the male-type to-female type (estrogen) of hormones is associated with a higher risk of ...
The Secret of Long, Healthy and Cancer free Life of Bats
Jun 28, 2018 4:00 pm

Bats are some of the longest-lived mammals in the world relative to their size. Professor Emma Teeling and her team studied bat telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes, in search of longevity...
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Arthrology (5)
A Malfunctioning Gene May Associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Sep 4, 2018 11:00 am

A new Michigan State University study has found that a malfunctioning gene associated with a common arthritic disease that often starts in teenagers is now directly linked to the loss of vital immu...
a World With NO Arthritis
Feb 15, 2018 12:00 pm

There may come a time when people won’t require surgery to replace their joints. One researcher, Denis Evseenko, MD, Ph.D., a scientist at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern C...
New Subset Of T-Cells Implicated in Rheumatoid arthritis
Feb 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has carefully scrutinized the immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing a striking new subset of T-c...
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Bacteriology (258)
A New Study Reveals the Oldest Bubonic Plague Genome to Date
Sep 19, 2018 1:00 pm

An international team of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History has analyzed two 3,800-year-old Y. pestis genomes that suggest a Bronze Age origin for bubonic pla...
Scientists Asking: How did the Zebra Got its Stripes, or the Leopard its Spots?
Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am

How did the zebra get its stripes, or the leopard its spots? Mankind has been trying to answer such questions since our earliest recorded days, and they resonate throughout the extant mythologies a...
Understanding H. pylori's Groundwork for Infection
Sep 17, 2018 11:00 am

It’s been known for some time that a bacterium can cause several serious stomach ailments, including ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer. Researchers have now found out how that pathogen, He...
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Bioinformatics (200)
Sequencing the Plastid Genome of Bittersweet to Provide Genomic Resources for Chloroplast Engineering
Oct 2, 2018 12:00 pm

Information about the organization and evolution of plastomes is crucial to improve crop plants and to resolve the phylogeny of photosynthetic organisms. In a recent study researchers of the Finnis...
Dopamine Neurons And Theire Roles In Diseases
Sep 30, 2018 9:00 am

Dopamine neurons are located in the midbrain, but their tendril-like axons can branch far into the higher cortical areas, influencing how we move and how we feel. New genetic evidence has revealed tha...
A Blood-based Genetic Biomarker to Determine an Individual’s Susceptibility to Flu
Sep 13, 2018 12:00 pm

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found a way to predict whether someone exposed to the flu virus is likely to become ill. Purvesh Khatri, associate professor of medici...
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AstraZeneca provides Update on GALATHEA Phase III Trial for Fasenra in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oct 10, 2018 9:00 am

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, today announced top-line results from the GALATHEA Phase III trial for Fasenra (benralizumab) in patients with moderate...
Lumoxiti, the First New Treatment Option for HCL's Patients in Over 20 Years
Sep 26, 2018 12:00 pm

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lumoxiti (moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk) for the ...
Agilent Companion Diagnostic Gets Approved by FDA for Expanded Use in Urothelial Carcinoma
Sep 16, 2018 9:00 am

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Dako PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay for expanded use in urothelial carcinoma. The...
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Biotechnology (320)
New CRISPR Design Provides a Broad Platform for Fast, off-the-Shelf Genome Engineering
Oct 9, 2018 9:00 am

An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The simpler, faster CRISPR, which is presented in the jou...
The New Switch And Its Biological Uses
Oct 6, 2018 12:00 pm

A biological switch that reliably turns protein expression on at will has been invented by University of Bath and Cardiff University scientists. The switch enables control of genome editing tools that...
Plasticity as Survival Strategy in Colon Cancer
Oct 1, 2018 12:00 pm

Scientists in Germany have discovered that colon cancers contain two different cell types, characterized by mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) and NOTCH signaling, respectively, which can rege...
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Breast Cancer Gene Mutation is not a "Feminine' Issue"
Oct 8, 2018 9:00 am

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. At least 10 percent of cancers are caused by inherited mutations in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2. Parents with the cancer gene mutatio...
Satellite RNAs May Induce Breast Cancer
Oct 7, 2018 12:00 pm

Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA (called satellite RNAs) are high in certain types of cancer, su...
Plasticity as Survival Strategy in Colon Cancer
Oct 1, 2018 12:00 pm

Scientists in Germany have discovered that colon cancers contain two different cell types, characterized by mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) and NOTCH signaling, respectively, which can rege...
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Satellite RNAs May Induce Breast Cancer
Oct 7, 2018 12:00 pm

Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA (called satellite RNAs) are high in certain types of cancer, su...
Plasticity as Survival Strategy in Colon Cancer
Oct 1, 2018 12:00 pm

Scientists in Germany have discovered that colon cancers contain two different cell types, characterized by mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) and NOTCH signaling, respectively, which can rege...
A Sub-type of Medulloblastoma Cancer that can be Treated Successfully with Reduced-intensity Chemotherapy
Sep 29, 2018 12:00 pm

The youngest patients with the brain tumor medulloblastoma are among the most challenging because their rapidly developing brains limit treatment options. Now a team of researchers led by St. Jude ...
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Cardiology (158)
Is Genetic Predisposition to Alzheimer’s Disease Related to Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Among Children?
Oct 7, 2018 10:00 am

Genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's disease is linked to an increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders already in childhood, a new study from Finland shows. Ongoing at the University of Eastern...
A New Scientific Advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA)
Aug 28, 2018 12:00 pm

In an updated scientific advisory, the American Heart Association (AHA) reaffirms advice that adults consume fish two times per week to help reduce the risk for congestive heart failure, coronary hear...
Inflammatory Signaling and their Role in Atrial Fibrillation
Jul 29, 2018 5:00 pm

Interfering with inflammatory signals produced by heart muscle cells might someday provide novel therapeutic strategies for atrial fibrillation, according to an international team of researchers wh...
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Cell Biology (476)
Lamins And Its Effect On Gene Expression.
Oct 6, 2018 10:00 am

A tremendous amount of genetic material must be packed into the nucleus of every cell—a tiny compartment. One of the biggest challenges in biology is to understand how certain regions of this hi...
The First of its Kind: A New Toolkit for the Alga Nannochloropsis
Oct 3, 2018 1:00 pm

ric Poliner and a team of MSU scientists in the Farre and Benning labs have released a new genetic engineering toolkit for the alga Nannochloropsis. The alga is of interest for the production of biofu...
Genoms And Its Roles In Biological Ageing
Sep 29, 2018 10:00 am

Senescence, or biological ageing, refers to the general deterioration of an organism's physiological functions, leading to increased susceptibility to diseases and ultimately death. It is a comple...
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Cell Signaling (128)
LncRNAs Appear to Be Responsible for Fine Regulation of Genes Involved in Prostate Cancer
Aug 9, 2018 10:00 am

In most cases of prostate cancer, tumor cell growth is stimulated by the action of male hormones, or androgens, such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). For this to happen, these ho...
Two MicroRNA Biomarkers That Can Provide Insights Regarding a Bladder Cancer Prognosis and Treatment
Jul 14, 2018 10:00 am

A potential new target for treatment has been identified in an aggressive form of bladder cancer, Mount Sinai researchers report. The cancer, called p53-like bladder cancer, is named after an activ...
A synthetic DNA Enzyme Flips Lipids Causing Cancer Cell Death
Jul 10, 2018 10:00 am

A new synthetic enzyme, crafted from DNA rather than protein, flips lipid molecules within the cell membrane, triggering a signal pathway that could be harnessed to induce cell death in cancer cells. ...
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Clinical Trials (135)
AstraZeneca provides Update on GALATHEA Phase III Trial for Fasenra in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oct 10, 2018 9:00 am

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, today announced top-line results from the GALATHEA Phase III trial for Fasenra (benralizumab) in patients with moderate...
An Effective New Treatment Option for People with Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL)
Sep 4, 2018 2:00 pm

People diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia (HCL), an uncommon form of leukemia, may soon have an effective new treatment option, according to findings from an international phase 3 clinical trial. In t...
Revealing New Findings from the Largest Precision Medicine Clinical Trial !!
Jul 28, 2018 5:00 pm

The National Cancer Institute's Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH) trial, the largest precision medicine trial of its kind, has achieved a milestone with the release of results f...
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Dentistry (13)
New Promising Period of Craniofacial Genetics
Jun 27, 2018 11:00 am

Our faces can reveal a lot about us, and now scientists are revealing a lot about faces. PLOS Genetics announces a special collection of papers to highlight recent advances in our understanding of ...
Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth
Mar 28, 2018 4:00 pm

For dentists, a cavity is a conundrum—in order to save the tooth they must further damage it. Currently, the primary way to treat a cavity is to excavate the decay and the surrounding area befor...
New Innovative Product To Preserve Oral Health
Dec 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities. Yet these materials, like tooth enamel, can be vulnerable to the growth of plaque, the sticky biofilm ...
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Dermatology (35)
Asexual Reproduction Is the Rule for Trichophyton Rubrum
Jul 22, 2018 11:00 am

The sexual habits of Trichophyton rubrum, the fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other kinds of skin and nail infections, were the focus of a study published by Brazilian scientists and inter...
Increased Public's Interest in Melanoma Testing
Jul 17, 2018 10:00 am

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There is moderately high interest in genetic testing for melanoma risk among the general population, according to a study published in the June issue of JAMA...
The Relationship Between Hidradenitis Suppurativa & Crohn's Disease and their Overlapping Features
Jun 28, 2018 5:00 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a skin disorder characterized by painful nodules and abscesses, may be at increased risk for Crohn's disease (CD), and t...
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Developmental Biology (149)
Lamins And Its Effect On Gene Expression.
Oct 6, 2018 10:00 am

A tremendous amount of genetic material must be packed into the nucleus of every cell—a tiny compartment. One of the biggest challenges in biology is to understand how certain regions of this hi...
The Genetic “Recipes” for Generating an Entire Organism from a Single Cell
Sep 13, 2018 2:00 pm

Whether a worm, a human or a blue whale, all multicellular life begins as a single-celled egg. From this solitary cell emerges the galaxy of others needed to build an organism, with each new cell d...
Metastatic Breast Cancer May Caused by a Master Gene Regulator
Sep 12, 2018 10:00 am

LA JOLLA—A team at the Salk Institute has identified a master switch that appears to control the dynamic behavior of tumor cells that makes some aggressive cancers so difficult to treat. The gen...
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Diabetes (116)
Cancer is Associated with an Increased Risk of Diabetes in Cancer Survivors
Sep 22, 2018 12:00 pm

A new retrospective Korean cohort study of more than half a million men and women followed for 10 years shows that a diagnosis of nine types of cancer was associated with a significantly increased ris...
Time-Restricted Feeding May Reverse Diseases Related to Biological Clock Defects
Sep 13, 2018 10:00 am

LA JOLLA—Scientists at the Salk Institute found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be protected against obesity and metabolic di...
Diabetes and Vitamin D Deficiency
Sep 2, 2018 1:00 pm

Vitamin D is essential for good health. Unlike other vitamins, the main source of vitamin D is from our skin after exposure to sunlight. A mild lack of vitamin D may cause symptoms such as general ach...
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Diseases (814)
Is Genetic Predisposition to Alzheimer’s Disease Related to Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Among Children?
Oct 7, 2018 10:00 am

Genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's disease is linked to an increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders already in childhood, a new study from Finland shows. Ongoing at the University of Eastern...
The Largest Genetic Study of Varicose Veins Provide a New Evidence for the Condition
Oct 1, 2018 10:00 am

The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers that examined the genes of more than 400,000 peopl...
CRISPR Gene-Editing Technique May Help Stopping Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Progression
Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am

DALLAS – Aug. 30, 2018 – Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in a large mammal, according to a study by...
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Embryology (8)
Father's Genes Affect How a Mother Takes Care of Her Child !!
Sep 2, 2018 11:00 am

A father's genes are no longer thought to just provide a blueprint for the growth and development of their children, with research by Cardiff University finding that paternal genes affect the t...
Creation of Artificial Mouse Embryos in Lab
Sep 2, 2018 10:00 am

The creation of artificial embryos has moved a step forward after an international team of researchers used mouse stem cells to produce artificial embryo-like structures capable of ‘gastrulation...
Only Sequencing Fetal DNA is Enough !!
Aug 11, 2018 12:00 pm

Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., a senior researcher and i...
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Endocrinology (36)
LncRNAs Appear to Be Responsible for Fine Regulation of Genes Involved in Prostate Cancer
Aug 9, 2018 10:00 am

In most cases of prostate cancer, tumor cell growth is stimulated by the action of male hormones, or androgens, such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). For this to happen, these ho...
The Latest Test for Thyroid Nodules
Aug 5, 2018 11:00 am

BOSTON — New data on the latest versions of two top genomic sequencing classifiers (GSC) demonstrate the increasing ability of molecular testing to assist in the management of patients with thyr...
Gestational Oral Low-Dose Estradiol-17β May Affect DNA Methylation in Embryos and Adult Offspring
Jul 5, 2018 11:00 am

The public debate on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) -- exogenous substances that have the same or similar effects as endogenous hormones -- has been going on for some time. Chemicals such as...
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Epigenetics (92)
Does Your Environment Determine the Result of Your IQ?
Oct 2, 2018 10:00 am

Is there a link between differences in IQ test performance and the activity of certain genes? Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that modifications in t...
How Memory Actually Works ?
Sep 24, 2018 12:00 pm

Researchers have transferred a memory from one snail to another via RNA, they report in eNeuro. If confirmed in other species, the finding may lead to a shift in scientists’ thinking about ho...
Genetics and Environment may Influence Gene Activity, A Twin Study Suggests
Sep 3, 2018 11:00 am

New research highlights the extent to which epigenetic variation is influenced by both inherited and environmental factors. Epigenetic processes affect the expression or activity of genes without c...
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Genes of a Human Origin play a Critical Role in Development of our Large Brains
Sep 23, 2018 12:00 pm

A set of three nearly identical genes found only in humans appear to play a critical role in the development of our large brains, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Califo...
Understanding the Chromosome Evolution of Australian Sheep Blowfly
Sep 15, 2018 1:00 pm

NC State University researchers have shed new light on the evolution of fly chromosomes by identifying a gene indispensable for male survival in a devastating livestock pest species. What they found c...
A Closer Look into the Biological Phenomenon of Alternative Splicing
Sep 10, 2018 1:00 pm

A new University of Colorado Boulder-led study sheds light on the genetic mechanisms that allowed sunflowers to undergo a relatively rapid evolutionary transition from wild to domesticated in just ove...
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Breast Cancer Gene Mutation is not a "Feminine' Issue"
Oct 8, 2018 9:00 am

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. At least 10 percent of cancers are caused by inherited mutations in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2. Parents with the cancer gene mutatio...
Lamins And Its Effect On Gene Expression.
Oct 6, 2018 10:00 am

A tremendous amount of genetic material must be packed into the nucleus of every cell—a tiny compartment. One of the biggest challenges in biology is to understand how certain regions of this hi...
The Largest Genetic Study of Varicose Veins Provide a New Evidence for the Condition
Oct 1, 2018 10:00 am

The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers that examined the genes of more than 400,000 peopl...
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Optogenetics Provides a less Toxic Remedy to debilitating gastrointestinal conditions
Sep 10, 2018 11:00 am

A novel light therapy is being investigated as an alternative to prescription drugs to relieve chronic constipation and other intestinal disorders which affect millions of patients around the world. ...
A New Method to Identify Microbial Genes that Make Some Microbes Live in Your Gut
Aug 29, 2018 10:00 am

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Trillions of tiny microbes and bacteria live in your gut, each with their own set of genes. These gut microbes can have both beneficial and harmful effects on your health, from...
Colon Cancer And The Role Of IGF-1 In Treatment
Jul 28, 2018 2:00 pm

Scientists headed by ICREA researcher Angel R. Nebreda at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) report a new mechanism that contributes to the development of inflammation-associate...
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New CRISPR Design Provides a Broad Platform for Fast, off-the-Shelf Genome Engineering
Oct 9, 2018 9:00 am

An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The simpler, faster CRISPR, which is presented in the jou...
CRISPR Gene-Editing Technique May Help Stopping Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Progression
Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am

DALLAS – Aug. 30, 2018 – Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in a large mammal, according to a study by...
The Artificial Cellular Compartments Present a New Era for Scientific Research
Sep 4, 2018 1:00 pm

How to install new capabilities in cells without interfering with their metabolic processes? A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München have altered...
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A Deeper Insights into Zooplankton Biodiversity
Jul 8, 2018 12:00 pm

Marine zooplankton are tiny animals, roughly the size of insects you might see on a summer day, that drift with ocean currents. Many of them are lovely, but except for scientists who study them, few p...
Genetically Engineered Food Invading Markets !!
Jun 28, 2018 4:30 pm

While there’s currently no evidence that genetically modified organisms harm human health, that isn’t to say there aren’t legitimate reasons to avoid them. Perhaps the most c...
Sexual Selectivity of Female Fruit Flies isn't Just About Physical Attractiveness !!
Jun 23, 2018 12:00 pm

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have demonstrated the sexual attractiveness of male fruit flies isn't just about how big they are or how nice they smell; it's also about ...
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Breast Cancer Gene Mutation is not a "Feminine' Issue"
Oct 8, 2018 9:00 am

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. At least 10 percent of cancers are caused by inherited mutations in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2. Parents with the cancer gene mutatio...
Lumoxiti, the First New Treatment Option for HCL's Patients in Over 20 Years
Sep 26, 2018 12:00 pm

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lumoxiti (moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk) for the ...
Parents should Pay Attention to the Food that they Give to their hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) Babies
Sep 25, 2018 1:00 pm

Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fructose, pediatricians and geneticists are warning. Ba...
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New CRISPR Design Provides a Broad Platform for Fast, off-the-Shelf Genome Engineering
Oct 9, 2018 9:00 am

An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The simpler, faster CRISPR, which is presented in the jou...
Breast Cancer Gene Mutation is not a "Feminine' Issue"
Oct 8, 2018 9:00 am

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. At least 10 percent of cancers are caused by inherited mutations in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2. Parents with the cancer gene mutatio...
Satellite RNAs May Induce Breast Cancer
Oct 7, 2018 12:00 pm

Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA (called satellite RNAs) are high in certain types of cancer, su...
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New CRISPR Design Provides a Broad Platform for Fast, off-the-Shelf Genome Engineering
Oct 9, 2018 9:00 am

An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The simpler, faster CRISPR, which is presented in the jou...
Satellite RNAs May Induce Breast Cancer
Oct 7, 2018 12:00 pm

Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA (called satellite RNAs) are high in certain types of cancer, su...
The First of its Kind: A New Toolkit for the Alga Nannochloropsis
Oct 3, 2018 1:00 pm

ric Poliner and a team of MSU scientists in the Farre and Benning labs have released a new genetic engineering toolkit for the alga Nannochloropsis. The alga is of interest for the production of biofu...
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Only Sequencing Fetal DNA is Enough !!
Aug 11, 2018 12:00 pm

Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., a senior researcher and i...
A Genetic Variation in Progesterone Receptor Might Be Linked to Prematurity Risk
Jun 30, 2018 2:00 pm

Humans have unexpectedly high genetic variation in the receptor for a key pregnancy-maintaining hormone, according to research led by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The f...
Study Results Shows that a Blood Sample can Estimate Fetal Age and Follow up Growth
Jun 11, 2018 8:00 pm

Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown. ...
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The Largest Genetic Study of Varicose Veins Provide a New Evidence for the Condition
Oct 1, 2018 10:00 am

The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers that examined the genes of more than 400,000 peopl...
New Biomarkers Found in Maternal Blood May Allow Doctors to Prevent Stillbirth
Aug 11, 2018 10:00 am

New biomarkers found in maternal blood may allow doctors to prevent stillbirth, according to new research at the University of Alberta. “When we started analyzing the blood of women who exper...
The Relevance of Combined Proteomic-Genomic Cellular Screening in AML Cancer
Jul 29, 2018 4:00 pm

AML is not a single disease. It is a group of leukemias that develop in the bone marrow from progenitors of specialized blood cells, the so-called myeloid cells. Rapidly growing and dividing, these ab...
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A New Enzyme with an Abnormal Amino Acid in its Structure
Jul 14, 2018 12:00 pm

University of Groningen chemists have created a new enzyme with an unnatural amino acid as its active centre. They made the enzyme by modifying an antibiotic binding protein which normally acts as a b...
How Oncogenic Mutant Cells Lead The War Against Normal Ones To Expand Its Property in Tissue?
Jun 24, 2018 11:00 am

Cells in multicellular tissues adhere to each other. Epithelial tissues on the surface layer of the intestines and skin pack cells into a hexagonal (honeycomb) pattern, with cells adhering tightly ...
Surprising Discoveries Limit the Importance of Apoptosis in Embryonic Development
May 23, 2018 10:00 am

Australian researchers have made a surprise discovery that could rewrite our understanding of the role programmed cell death plays in embryonic development and congenital birth defects. The team sh...
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Missense Genetic Mutation in the TBX2 Gene is to Blame for the Serious Clinical Manifestation in Patients
Sep 22, 2018 10:00 am

It all began with one young patient; a 7-year old boy who was born without a thymus, an important organ of the immune system, and without functional immune cells. The boy also presented with cardia...
Understanding H. pylori's Groundwork for Infection
Sep 17, 2018 11:00 am

It’s been known for some time that a bacterium can cause several serious stomach ailments, including ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer. Researchers have now found out how that pathogen, He...
The Tuberculosis Bacteria may Provide a Possible Explanation of the Cause of Parkinson's Disease
Sep 12, 2018 1:00 pm

The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, according to a new collaborative study led by scientists fr...
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A New Study Reveals the Oldest Bubonic Plague Genome to Date
Sep 19, 2018 1:00 pm

An international team of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History has analyzed two 3,800-year-old Y. pestis genomes that suggest a Bronze Age origin for bubonic pla...
Understanding H. pylori's Groundwork for Infection
Sep 17, 2018 11:00 am

It’s been known for some time that a bacterium can cause several serious stomach ailments, including ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer. Researchers have now found out how that pathogen, He...
Sustained Virological Response Improves Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C virus
Sep 13, 2018 4:00 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection improve or resolve after patients achieve sustained virological response (SVR), researchers from Fr...
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Infertility (33)
Gens And Its Role In Fertility
Aug 7, 2018 10:00 am

When Joan Jorgensen was an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her roommate confided that she had just one period before going through menopause in high school. Doctors told Jorgense...
Discovering a Protein that Organizes the Assembly of the Zygotic Genome at Fertilization
Aug 4, 2018 11:00 am

A research team from the Center for Biomedical Research (CBMR), at the University of Algarve (UAlg), and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), led by Rui Gonçalo Martinho (UAlg) and P...
Better Male Fertility and Nuts Consumption
Jul 26, 2018 3:00 pm

The inclusion of nuts in a regular diet significantly improves the quality and function of human sperm, according to results of a randomised trial which measured conventional semen parameters and m...
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Microbiology (198)
A New Study Reveals the Oldest Bubonic Plague Genome to Date
Sep 19, 2018 1:00 pm

An international team of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History has analyzed two 3,800-year-old Y. pestis genomes that suggest a Bronze Age origin for bubonic pla...
Understanding H. pylori's Groundwork for Infection
Sep 17, 2018 11:00 am

It’s been known for some time that a bacterium can cause several serious stomach ailments, including ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer. Researchers have now found out how that pathogen, He...
A New Method to Identify Microbial Genes that Make Some Microbes Live in Your Gut
Aug 29, 2018 10:00 am

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Trillions of tiny microbes and bacteria live in your gut, each with their own set of genes. These gut microbes can have both beneficial and harmful effects on your health, from...
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Molecular Biochemistry (487)
What You Should Know about Electron Transport Chains and Energy Production !!
Sep 27, 2018 12:00 pm

All schoolchildren learn that the difference between eukaryotes and prokaryotes has something to do with a nucleus. This is usually around the same time they learn that the mitochondria is the powe...
Cells know how to Prepare Supplies Needed for Division !!
Sep 24, 2018 12:00 pm

How does a cell know when to divide? We know that hundreds of genes contribute to a wave of activity linked to cell division, but to generate that wave new research shows that cells must first grow...
The Artificial Cellular Compartments Present a New Era for Scientific Research
Sep 4, 2018 1:00 pm

How to install new capabilities in cells without interfering with their metabolic processes? A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München have altered...
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Molecular Pharmacology (161)
New Study Showed Discovered small molecules Which Are Targeting A Specific Protein in Autoinflammatory Diseases
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EPFL scientists have discovered two small-molecule compound series that can effectively block a central pathway of the innate immune system, offering a promising new way for treating autoinflammatory ...
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