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2010-12-08 16:29:46

A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has demonstrated a novel and accurate test for early diagnosis of Turner syndrome.

2010-12-02 21:37:54

A variety of genetic factors are involved in sex determination.

2010-12-02 15:37:35

A large genetic study of people with major depression has found that a duplicated region of DNA on chromosome 5 predisposes people to the disorder.

2010-11-25 22:08:47

Scientists have discovered an amazingly simple way that cells stabilize their machinery for forcing apart chromosomes.

2010-11-22 15:55:03

Research work carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem arouses a cautionary warning in the growing field of the development of stem cells as a means for future treatment of patients through replacement of diseased or damaged tissues by using the patient's own stem cells.

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2010-11-03 14:40:43

Physical defects in plants can be predicted based on chromosome imbalances, a finding that may shed light on how the addition or deletion of genes and the organization of the genome affects organisms.

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2010-11-03 12:45:00

In a finding that upends decades of scientific theory on reptile reproduction, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that female boa constrictors can squeeze out babies without mating.

2010-10-15 01:14:28

A gene's location on a chromosome plays a significant role in shaping how an organism's traits vary and evolve.

2010-10-14 14:56:38

Size matters when it comes to the nucleus of a cell, and now scientists have discovered the signals that control how big the nucleus gets.

2010-10-14 00:55:00

A team led by a scientist at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has discovered a regulatory protein that influences where genetic material gets swapped between maternal and paternal chromosomes during the process of creating eggs and sperm.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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