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2015-03-12 23:04:45

Comprehensive epigenetic services are now offered by Epigentek, including Methyl-Seq genome-wide DNA methylation (5-mC) analysis, chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing (ChIP-Seq), and commercialized

biological clock
2015-02-03 10:03:13

Chemical changes that take place in a person’s DNA as a person grows older could serve as a "biological clock" which could provide clues as to how long a person will live, according to new research published in the journal Genome Biology.

honeybee evolution
2014-08-25 06:27:46

Honeybees are more genetically diverse than originally thought, and the species might have originated from Asia and not Africa as previously believed, according to new research published online Sunday in the journal Nature Genetics.

2014-08-04 12:49:48

Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a new, web-based tool that enables researchers to quickly and easily visualize and compare large amounts of genomic information resulting from high-throughput sequencing experiments.

2014-08-04 09:45:12

The tiny addition of a chemical mark atop a gene that is well known for its involvement in clinical depression and posttraumatic stress disorder can affect the way a person's brain responds to threats.

2014-07-28 10:39:26

Cancer has long been thought to be primarily a genetic disease, but in recent decades scientists have come to believe that epigenetic changes – which don't change the DNA sequence but how it is 'read' – also play a role in cancer.

dna single-cell technique
2014-07-22 03:30:21

Researchers develop new, powerful single-cell technique to study environmental effects on DNA.

2014-06-03 23:09:20

Inhibiting enzymes that cause changes in gene expression could decrease chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer patients, researchers at Georgia State University and the University of Georgia

2014-05-29 10:36:33

Disturbed patterns of blood flow induce lasting epigenetic changes to genes in the cells that line blood vessels, and those changes contribute to atherosclerosis.


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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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