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dna in space
2014-11-28 04:40:40

New research from a team of European scientists has shown that genetic material is capable of surviving both the hostile environment of suborbital space and the violent passage through Earth’s atmosphere at a high rate of speed.

DNA reading device
2014-11-25 03:00:40

A team of scientists from Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center have developed a prototype DNA reader that could make whole genome profiling an everyday practice in medicine.

mouse genome
2014-11-20 07:41:02

Researchers investigating the functional genome of the mouse have managed to map the creature’s so-called “mission control” centers, and found new clues as to why certain processes and systems in the rodents prevent the results of mouse studies from being successfully replicated in humans.

DNA Nucleotide Sequence
2014-11-14 03:00:10

Thousands of never-before-seen genetic variants in the human genome have been uncovered using a new sequencing technology. These discoveries close many human genome mapping gaps that have long resisted sequencing.

2014-11-03 16:26:48

- the "telomerator" reshapes synthetic yeast chromosome into more flexible, realistic form, redefining what geneticists can build NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-10-29 23:02:21

Newfound Genetic Differences Provide Many Hints at Causes New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Small differences in as many as a thousand genes contribute

2014-10-09 08:28:28

Strand NGS, formerly Avadis NGS is an integrated desktop software that enables biomedical researchers to manage, analyze, and visualize data from next-generation sequencing (NGS) experiments.

cattle genome
2014-10-07 04:00:12

The cattle genome has now been mapped to a hitherto unknown degree of detail. This constitutes a quantum leap for research into the history and genetics of cattle.

height genetics
2014-10-06 05:14:41

Subtle changes in our DNA could help explain why some people are taller than others, the international team of researchers behind the largest genome-wide association study ever conducted report in the October 5 edition of the journal Nature Genetics.

genome arms race
2014-09-29 13:07:13

New research from the University of California, Santa Cruz has revealed that two sets of primate genes have been battling it out over the millennia and this conflict has driven the complexity of primate genomes.


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Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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