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Identifying an Unexpected Contributor to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Feb 27, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Immunology

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified an unexpected contri...

Revealing How Rabbits Have Evolved Genetic Resistance to Myxomatosis through Natural Selection

Feb 26, 2019-3:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Biotechnology, Evolution, Virology

Nearly seventy years after myxomatosis decimated the rabbit populations of Australia, Britain and...

Rare Mutations in the NTHL1 Gene, Associated with Colorectal Cancer, Also Cause Breast Cancer and Other Types of Cancer

Feb 26, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics

Rare mutations in the NTHL1 gene, previously associated with colorectal cancer, also cause breast...

A New CRISPR/Cas9 Therapy Can Suppress Aging, Opening Door for Better Understanding of Aging in Humans

Feb 26, 2019-1:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Diseases, Biotechnology, Gene Therapy, Genetic Diseases, Aging

Aging is a leading risk factor for a number of debilitating conditions, including heart disease, ...

Discovering a Colombian Family with Another early-onset Alzheimer's Gene Mutation

Feb 26, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Neurology, Evolution

For some of us, they carry the bright blue of our grandfather's eyes. For others they result ...

A New Study Demonstrates That, During Mitosis, Chromosome DNA Is Packed in Stacked Layers of Chromatin

Feb 24, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Cell Biology, Genome & Genomics

A new study based on electron microscopy techniques at low temperatures demonstrates that, during...

One of the Great Mysteries of Neuroscience May Finally Have an Answer

Feb 24, 2019-1:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Neurology

One of the great mysteries of neuroscience may finally have an answer: Scientists at the Universi...

Genetically Engineered Mice Mimic Common Sleep Problems

Feb 20, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Neurology, Physiology

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied mice genetically mod...

Decoding the Human Immune System

Feb 20, 2019-1:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Biotechnology, Immunology, Genome & Genomics

For the first time ever, researchers are comprehensively sequencing the human immune system, whic...

Rapid And Accurate Noninvasive Liquid Biopsies to Determine Response to Cancer Treatment

Feb 20, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Immunology, Genome & Genomics, Cancer Therapy, Clinical Trials

Results of two clinical studies have added to evidence that blood-based liquid biopsies can accur...

Study Finds Gene Does Not Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in All Hispanic/Latino Background Groups Equally

Feb 17, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Diabetes

Recent study found that people of Mexican background are more likely to be at risk for Type 2 dia...

A New Insight on Gene Mutations Associated With Autism

Feb 17, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Stem Cells & Cancer Stem Cells, Biotechnology, Psychology, Genetic Diseases

A McMaster scientist has co-led new research which suggests increased activity in neurons that ar...

Genomics Seems to Do What Other Tests Could Not in Prenatal Testing

Feb 16, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Genome & Genomics, Gynecology, Genetic Diseases, Embryology

A new kind of prenatal genetic testing can improve obstetricians' ability to diagnose the und...

Commonly Used Anti-Rejection Drug Could Be Re-purposed to Treat Some Liver Cancers

Feb 13, 2019-4:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Cancer Therapy

Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in animal models and patient tissue...

Newly Discovered Gene Links between Illness and the Increased Need for Sleep

Feb 13, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling, Physiology

Humans spend nearly one-third of their lives in slumber, yet sleep is still one of biology's ...

Scientists Succeed in Shifting Breast Cancer Cells from HER2-Negative to HER2-Positive Status

Feb 13, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Biotechnology, Featured, Bioinformatics, Cancer Therapy

JUPITER, FL — When women or men receive the worrisome diagnosis of breast cancer, that news...

Specific Genes Are Relevant to How Partners Provide and Receive Support From Each Other

Feb 12, 2019-4:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, General, Psychology

The quality of your marriage could be affected by your genes, according to new research conducted...

The Mechanism by Which Metastatic Tumor Cells Grow in Lymph Nodes

Feb 12, 2019-3:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Cell Biology

The spread of cancer to a new part of the body accounts for about 90 % of cancer death. Cancer ce...

Metabolic Plasticity of Cancer Cells Makes Them Harder to Stop

Feb 12, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Molecular Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Physiology

When metastatic cancer cells need to avoid a threat, they simply reprogram themselves. Rice Unive...

A Large-Scale Gene Study Links Hundreds of Genes to Depression

Feb 11, 2019-3:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Neurology, Psychology

Hundreds of genes have been newly linked to depression, shedding light on the origins of the cond...

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