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Latest Epigenetics Stories

PTSD Treatment Hope From Memory Loss Gene
2013-09-19 04:11:00

The discovery of a gene partially responsible for the loss of old memories could benefit people suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by making it easier to replace fear-inducing recollections with more positive associations.

2013-09-11 23:02:59

Insightful research study “Epigenetics Technology Market (Epigenomics, DNA Methylation, Histone Modifications, RNA Interference, Cancer Therapeutics, Personalized Medicine) (2012 - 2017)”

2013-09-05 11:30:26

Even before they are born, babies accumulate changes in their DNA through a process called DNA methylation that may interfere with gene expression, and in turn, their health as they grow up.

Genetics Of Male Gender Identity
2013-09-03 12:12:52

New research indicates that the development of gender in human males is tenuous and could point to a biological mechanism behind a whole spectrum of gender identities.

2013-08-15 21:03:58

Transposons are DNA elements that can multiply and change their location within an organism's genome.

2013-08-13 11:33:55

A study investigating the function of the recently discovered enhancer RNA molecules may open new avenues for gene therapy.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.