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2015-03-28 13:48:44

When Jean-Baptiste Lamarck first published his theories on evolution, responses were so hostile that the once-respected scientist died in poverty and was buried in a pit. Now it seems he may be getting the last gir-laugh.

cancer dna fingerprints
2014-08-27 03:00:35

Regardless of their stage or type, cancers appear to share a telltale signature of widespread changes to the so-called epigenome, according to a team of researchers.

2014-04-22 14:14:58

In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the recently discovered Denisovans of Siberia.

Genetic Switches Explain Differences Between Neanderthals And Modern Man
2014-04-18 10:51:24

With Neanderthals and modern humans sharing more than 99.8 percent of their genetic material, the differences in DNA between the two species are fairly minimal and the differences seen in phenotypes are mostly caused by certain genes being “switched on” or “switched off.”

2014-02-10 11:03:42

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory physicist and his colleagues have found a new application for the tools and mathematics typically used in physics to help solve problems in biology.

2013-10-28 23:25:57

‘Epigenetic superfood’ offers potential entrepreneurs a novel entry into the nutritional supplement market. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) October 28, 2013

2013-10-08 23:33:48

Reliv’s emergence as nutritional epigenetics company promises new opportunities for expansion in the years to come. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) October 08, 2013

2013-09-30 23:23:33

Supplementation at preventive intake levels could represent potential savings of billions of dollars. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Reliv

2013-07-24 23:04:59

Deal Positions Reliv as Industry Leader in Emerging Field of Nutritional Epigenetics CHESTERFIELD, MO (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Reliv International, Inc.

Brain Epigenome Changes Through Developmental Years
2013-07-05 14:26:38

New research has found epigenetic changes within brain cells continues well into the developmental years.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.