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2012-09-17 16:17:54

Researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a new role of a chemical involved in controlling the genes underlying memory and learning.

2012-09-13 23:02:21

Online tutorial suite and Quick Reference Card teach how to access ENCODE (ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements) data in the UCSC Genome Browser. Bellevue, Washington

Genes Associated With Genomic Expansions That Cause Disease Identified
2012-09-10 11:49:17

Examining trinucleotide repeats

International Consortium Uses ENCODE To Work Out DNA Role In Disease
2012-09-06 07:57:04

The Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) is a five-year genetics project involving more than 440 researchers working in 32 labs around the world.

2012-08-21 23:20:13

Research on a unique vertebrate called the sea lamprey shows that more than a thousand genes are shed during its early development.

Scientists Sequence Genome Of Darwin's Finch
2012-08-17 16:22:43

The genome of Galapagos finches have been sequenced for the first time in an international collaboration between the Genome 10K project and BGI.

Harvard Scientists Write Book In DNA And Accurately Copy, Read It Back
2012-08-17 10:57:16

DNA, the building block of life, is now home to more than just the world’s living creatures. Scientists from Harvard report that they have written an entire novel in DNA, a feat that could revolutionize our ability to save data.

2012-07-26 01:17:16

A University of Sheffield academic is helping a team of citizen scientists to carry out crucial research into European genetic heritage.

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2012-07-23 21:46:46

Life Technologies Corporation announced it plans to compete for the $10 million X PRIZE by being the first to rapidly and accurately sequence 100 whole human genomes at $1,000 a pop.


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