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2014-03-26 11:31:04

A new international study has revealed how genetics could explain why different environmental exposures can trigger the onset of different forms of rheumatoid arthritis.

2012-06-16 00:45:57

University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have reported two high-signal genetic markers correlated with coronary artery disease (CAD) that should help define genetic fingerprints that can signal an increased risk of developing the disease.

2012-01-26 11:45:37

A new study, using genetic analysis to look for clues about human migration over sixty thousand years ago, suggests that the first modern humans settled in Arabia on their way from the Horn of Africa to the rest of the world.

2012-01-26 11:39:10

The timing and pattern of the migration of early modern humans has been a source of much debate and research.

Possible Genetic Cause Of Myopia Discovered
2011-09-02 05:43:51

Researchers at a university in Israel claim to have discovered the genetic defect that results in myopia, more commonly known as nearsightedness.

2011-08-17 00:00:03

World's top genetic scientists to present latest research findings at ICHG/ASHG 2011 Meeting, on October 11-15, at Montreal Convention Center Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 The world's top scientists and clinicians in the human genetics field will gather in Montreal, Canada, to present their latest research findings at the 12th International Congress of Human Genetics / 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, which will be held on October 11-15, 2011, in...

2011-06-09 15:19:55

For tens of thousands of years, the genomes of malaria parasites and humans have been at war with one another.

2011-03-18 16:46:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The late Dr. Charles J.

2011-03-17 00:00:00

Dr. Stephen T.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.