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2014-01-09 00:20:05

Source: A*STARA*STAR-led international consortium completely decodes the first shark-familymember

Elephant Shark DNA Decoded
2014-01-08 15:35:28

Scientists have deciphered the genetic blueprint of the elephant shark - the oldest living animal in the cartilaginous fish family and the first to have its DNA decoded.

2013-12-31 16:22:17

Brings advanced genomics software within broader reach to enable biomarker discovery and precision medicine SALT LAKE CITY, Dec.

Secret Code Discovered In Human DNA
2013-12-13 05:26:03

A newly discovered ‘second code’ hiding within our DNA is casting new light on how changes to DNA impact health and disease, according to a study published Friday in the journal Science.

2013-12-09 10:40:53

A team of scientists at Johns Hopkins and in Texas has identified a handful of genetic mutations in black Americans, in addition to some chemical alterations affecting gene activity, which may help explain why the death rate among African-Americans from the most common form of head and neck cancer continues to hover some 18 percent higher above the death rate of whites with the same cancer.

Extreme Genomic Evolution Discovered In Burmese Pythons
2013-12-03 07:05:43

A team of researchers have sequenced the genome of the Burmese python, or Python molurus bivittatus, finding large numbers of rapidly evolved genes in snakes. Their findings reveal that these genetic changes are linked to extreme characteristics in snakes.

2013-11-25 16:37:53

Chromosomes – the 46 tightly-wrapped packages of genetic material in our cells – are iconically depicted as X-shaped formations.

2013-11-25 14:30:04

In a collaborative study, researchers from Lanzhou University, BGI and other institutes have succeeded in unraveling the whole genome sequence of desert poplar, Populus euphratica, and the genetic bases underlying poplar to against salt stress.


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