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2010-02-03 16:48:09

Increasing numbers of research studies clearly demonstrate that genetics alone cannot explain the diversity of living organisms, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN).

2010-01-14 12:37:08

Scientists have found what they believe is the "missing link" between heart failure, our genes and our environment.

2010-01-11 07:55:59

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a molecular security system in human cells that deactivates and degrades foreign DNA.

2010-01-07 18:32:26

Epigenetic diagnosis and therapies, a new strategy for treating cancer.

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2010-01-07 08:28:06

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered a protein complex that appears to play a significant role in erasing these epigenetic instructions on sperm DNA, essentially creating a blank slate for the different cell types of a new embryo to develop.

2009-11-30 16:30:07

Researchers at Uppsala University and University Children's Hospital in Uppsala have devised powerful new tools for typing cells from children with acute lymphatic leukemia and for prediction of how children with leukemia will respond to chemotherapy.

2009-11-05 12:54:04

The same genes that are chemically altered during normal cell differentiation, as well as when normal cells become cancer cells, are also changed in stem cells that scientists derive from adult cells.

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2009-10-15 06:25:00

Despite the fact that the human genome sequence lists nearly every single DNA base of the roughly 3 billion bases that make up a human genome, it has remained a biological mystery as to how its function is regulated.

2009-10-12 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Orion Genomics today announced that it has entered into a multi-year collaboration and license agreement with the molecular diagnostics unit of Novartis Pharma AG.

2009-10-08 09:44:16

Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have identified tumor-suppressing genes that may provide a more accurate diagnosis of disease stage and survival for laryngeal cancer patients than current standards.


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