Genetics (1032 News)

Genetic Mutations in the Genes May Cause Pancreatic Cancer Regardless of Family History

Jun 24, 2018 4:30 pm
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Six genes contain mutations that may be passed down in families, substantially increasing a person's risk for pancreatic cancer. That's acc...

Low Genetic Diversity Put the Singapore Freshwater Crab Under the Threat of Extinction

Jun 24, 2018 4:00 pm
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Researchers from NUS and National Parks Board (NParks) have established that the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab (Johora singaporen...

A New Book That Uses Famous Moments in History and Greek Mythology to Explain Genetics

Jun 24, 2018 3:00 pm
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The Elephant Man, novelist Pearl S. Buck and Phoebus, god of the sun, all find their way into science writer Carl Zimmer’s latest book. In Sh...

Epigenetic Proteins Might Be a Target to Prevent Breast Cancer, a Study Concludes

Jun 24, 2018 2:00 pm
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Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland s...

Researchers Identify 11 Genes Responsible for Metastatic Cancer

Jun 24, 2018 1:00 pm
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A groundbreaking discovery by University of Alberta researchers has identified previously unknown therapeutic targets that could be key to preventi...

MOFA: A New Method for Understanding Cancer Development, Improving Diagnosis and Suggesting New Directions for Personalised Treatment

Jun 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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EMBL researchers have designed a computational method to jointly analyse multiple types of molecular data from patients in order to identify molecu...

Genetic Signature May Reveal TB Risk

Jun 24, 2018 10:00 am
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A gene signature in the bloodstream could reveal whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis (TB) disease months before symptoms begin....

Fluorinated Pyrimidine Analog to Kill Telomerase-Dependent Cancer Cell

Jun 24, 2018 9:00 am
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Telomerase is a reverse transcriptase that uses an RNA template to synthesize telomeres. These repeat sequences bind special proteins that fold the...

A New Vision About the CRISPR-Cas System

Jun 23, 2018 8:00 pm
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Recently published research from the University of Georgia and UConn Health provides new insight about the basic biological mechanisms of the RNA-b...

Using Artificial Intelligence to Provide Personalized Cancer Treatment

Jun 23, 2018 7:30 pm
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Institut Curie and Intel initiate a pioneering collaboration to develop, use and implement innovative bioinformatics tools, pipelines and technique...

Scientists Discover The Non-Coding Enhancer Involved in Sex Determination

Jun 23, 2018 5:00 pm
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Scientists have identified a key enhancer of Sox9, a gene critical for male sex development, and demonstrated that deleting that non-coding DNA res...

A New Potential Drug Can Break the Communication Between Ovarian Cancer and Its Microenvironment

Jun 23, 2018 3:00 pm
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Researchers at Houston Methodist Research Institute and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found a prescription drug, Calcitrio...

A Genetic Tale of the Ancient Iceland Population

Jun 23, 2018 2:00 pm
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Around 870 CE, Norsemen crossed the North Atlantic to reach Iceland, which they spent the next five decades colonising. Today, 1,100 years lat...

Optimizing Treatment with CAR Tcells

Jun 23, 2018 1:00 pm
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The use of genetically engineered immune cells to target tumours is one of the most exciting current developments in cancer treatment. In this appr...

Sexual Selectivity of Female Fruit Flies isn't Just About Physical Attractiveness !!

Jun 23, 2018 12:00 pm
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Researchers at The University of Western Australia have demonstrated the sexual attractiveness of male fruit flies isn't just about how big the...

New Genetic Markers in the DNA Code Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer

Jun 23, 2018 11:00 am
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An international team of researchers including USC scientists has found scores of new genetic markers in DNA code that increase prostate cancer ris...

New Engineering Technology Improves the Ability of Enzymes to Break down Biomass

Jun 23, 2018 10:00 am
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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Georgia develo...

Genetic Test to Prevent Neonatal Hearing Loss

Jun 23, 2018 9:00 am
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More than a million neonatal deaths worldwide each year are estimated to be due to sepsis1. In the UK there are approximately 90,000 admissions to ...

UCHL3 Is a Future Therapeutic Goal for Cancer and Neurological Diseases

Jun 21, 2018 8:00 pm
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Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered what keeps the perfect balance of breaks and repairs in our DNA—something which cou...

Distinct Molecular Mechanisms Generate the Same Properties in Different Neurons

Jun 21, 2018 6:00 pm
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Distinct molecular mechanisms can generate the same features in different neurons, a team of scientists has discovered. Its findings, which appear ...


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