Latest Genetic mapping Stories
A presentation at the American Society of Human Genetics 2012 meeting updated genetics experts about a one-year-old research initiative that brought together researchers, clinicians and policy experts to tackle the challenges of incorporating new genomic technologies into clinical care of newborns, infants and children with anatomical defects whose causes are unknown.
Johns Hopkins researchers have succeeded in teaching computers how to identify commonalities in DNA sequences known to regulate gene activity, and to then use those commonalities to predict other regulatory regions throughout the genome.
A multinational team of scientists reports that they have successfully sequenced 1,092 human genomes from individuals across the globe.
Just how new species are established is still one of the most central questions in biology.
A research team has achieved landmark results by sequencing the complete mitochondrial genome for members of the first groups of Polynesians to settle New Zealand.
Doctors can quickly diagnose genetic diseases in babies with a simple blood test, allowing doctors to decode the baby’s complete genome in two days as opposed to the current time frame of at least six weeks.
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