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Human Face Are So Variable Because We Evolved To Look Unique

Human Face Are So Variable Because We Evolved To Look Unique

Robert Sanders, University of California - Berkeley The amazing variety of human faces – far greater than that of most other animals – is the result of evolutionary pressure to make each of us unique and easily recognizable, according to a...

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2014-09-19 08:23:55

--Genomic Data in Study Published in Nature Communications Suggests New Treatment Strategies for These Hard to Treat Women's Reproductive Cancers-- BALTIMORE and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc. (PGDx), a provider of advanced cancer genome analysis and testing services, and Blueprint Medicines, a leader in discovering and developing highly selective kinase inhibitors for genomically defined cancers, today disclosed the first-ever comprehensive...

2014-09-19 04:21:35

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qqjrnh/global_molecular) has announced the addition of the "Global Molecular Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qqjrnh/global_molecular ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Molecular Cytogenetics involves the study of chromosomes using molecular biology to understand...

2014-09-16 16:28:44

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Molecular Diagnostics in US$ Thousands by the following Applications: Infectious Disease Testing, Blood Screening, Cancer Screening, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic...

2014-09-15 12:27:45

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product, by Services, by Technology, by Application - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) is next-generation technology used for strategically sequencing the coding region of the genome, i.e. the exon. The exome, which is the total of all exons of an organism, represents...

2014-09-12 16:23:39

DALLAS, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Genomics Market in the US 2014-2018 and Global Genomics Market 2014-2018 research reports to its store. Genomics market in the US is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 7.28% over the period 2013-2018 whereas the global genomics industry is projected to grow at 11.21% CAGR during the same time. The reports are available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/297749-genomics-market-in-the-us-2014-2018.html and...

gibbon genome
2014-09-12 04:44:36

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Nature details the successful sequencing and annotation of the gibbon genome, meaning that scientists have now mapped the DNA of all of the world’s ape species. The study authors, which included scientists from Oregon Health & Science University and the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine, explained that the small arboreal apes, which are...

2014-09-11 12:27:47

Selected to Showcase Healthcare Innovation at TEDMED WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at the TEDMED conference, Tute Genomics announced the launch of MyGene, a patient portal that puts genome sequencing results at the fingertips of the individual where it is most useful and actionable. The $1000 was announced earlier this year by Illumina, which is thought by many to be the tipping point towards widespread adoption of genome sequencing in research and...

2014-09-11 08:28:06

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Claritas Genomics, a clinical laboratory serving the DNA-based diagnostic testing needs of children's hospitals, announced the availability of a next-generation sequencing assay that investigates 28 genes that represent single-gene causes of pediatric steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. The assay was developed in collaboration with a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital that has been studying the underlying genetic...

2014-09-11 04:21:22

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophia Genetics, the European leader in Data Driven Medicine, has significantly expanded its European customer base through its first deal with the NHS in the United Kingdom and an agreement with a leading Turkish laboratory. This follows a surge in demand for the company's Clinical Genomics offerings among laboratories and hospitals in Germany, France and Italy, with additional customer relationships in these countries...

2014-09-10 08:32:36

- Findings and research approach published in Nature Communications - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Medicines, a leader in discovering and developing highly selective kinase inhibitors for genomically defined cancers, today announced the identification of several new cancer drug targets known as fusion genes. These findings were made through a proprietary computational approach and led to two new drug discovery programs at Blueprint Medicines. Blueprint Medicines'...


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