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2012-02-17 00:31:25

A high-quality reference catalogue of the genetic changes that result in the deactivation of human genes has been developed by a team of researchers.

2011-08-25 14:53:06

Researchers have today revealed a new gene associated with osteoarthritis.

2011-07-25 15:49:32

The study on single-nucleotide resolution structural variations (SVs) of an Asian and African genome was published online in Nature Biotechnology.

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2011-06-13 05:30:00

Researchers have discovered that parents give their children about 60 new genome mutations.

2011-02-17 21:30:38

The most popular model used by geneticists for the last 35 years to detect the footprints of human evolution may overlook more common subtle changes, a new international study finds.

2011-02-03 13:11:24

Analyzing billions of pieces of genetic data collected from people around the world, Boston College biologist Gabor Marth and his research team are playing an integral role in the global effort to sequence 1000 genomes and move closer to understanding in fine detail how genetics influence human health and development.

2011-02-02 19:41:40

A detailed analysis of data from 185 human genomes sequenced in the course of the 1000 Genomes Project, by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, in collaboration with researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK, as well as the University of Washington and Harvard Medical School, both in the USA, has identified the genetic sequence of an unprecedented 28 000 structural variants (SVs) – large portions of the human...

2011-02-02 19:40:17

Advances in DNA sequencing technology have revolutionized biomedical research and taken us another step forward in personalized medicine.


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