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Latest Computational epigenetics Stories

2011-06-02 13:39:37

Until a decade, it was believed that differences between people were due solely to the existence of genetic changes, which are alterations in the sequence of our genes.

2009-08-14 14:07:45

Brown University and other scientists have taken the first steps toward mapping epigenetic variability in cells and tissues. Mapping the human epigenome, similar to the human genome project in the 1990s, could someday allow for quicker and more precise disease diagnoses and more targeted treatments of many chronic ailments.

2008-06-30 15:02:21

U.S. scientists say they might have found the genetic cause of so-called late onset diseases.


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