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2014-07-31 12:28:35

DUBLIN, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Genomics Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Genomics is the study of the genetic material or genomes of an organism. It is expected to be a strong basis for the discovery and development of diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for a range of human diseases or health conditions. Genomics is supported by three major product segments:...

2014-07-31 08:35:27

SAN DIEGO and SHENZHEN, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an Irys(TM)System by BGI, the world's largest genomics organization. BGI selected BioNano's platform to enable comprehensive exploration of human structural variation (SV) and to provide vastly improved assemblies for various organisms of interest, including those where no reference exists. In addition, BioNano and BGI will partner together to develop new methods for...

Generating A Genome To Feed The World
2014-07-30 03:50:10

By Shelley Littin, University of Arizona An international team of scientists led by the UA has sequenced the genome of African rice. The genetic information will enhance scientists' and agriculturalists' understanding of the growing patterns of African rice, as well as enable the development of new rice varieties that are better able to cope with increasing environmental stressors to help solve global hunger challenges. The paper, "The genome sequence of African rice (Oryza...

2014-07-29 16:26:24

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, today announced they have hired Franz Och, Ph.D., an expert in machine learning and machine translation as the company's Chief Data Scientist. Och comes to HLI from Google where he was Distinguished Research Scientist and the Head of Google Translate. He will report directly...

2014-07-29 08:32:03

Research goal is to identify better diagnostic, vaccine and treatment targets for chlamydia and gonorrhea BALTIMORE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry (UM SOD) and Medicine (UM SOM) jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7 million grant award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health to study the causes, prevention and treatment of...

2014-07-28 20:24:50

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Genomics Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255162/Global-Genomics-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout GenomicsGenomics is the study of the genetic material or genomes of an organism. It is expected to be a strong basis for the discovery and development of diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for a range of human diseases or health conditions. Genomics is supported by three...

2014-07-27 23:01:30

Global Genomics Market 2014-2018 and Global Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Genotyping and Analysis Market 2014-2018 are new research reports added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 One of the emerging trends I the market is the increasing demand for genomics products from the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The Diagnostics industry, in countries such as China and India, is expected to generate high demand for genomics solutions, thereby contributing to...

2014-07-25 16:21:26

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Metabolomics or Metabonomics is the scientific study of chemical processes involving metabolites. Metabolomics has become a new experimental technique that is being widely used in biology, medicine and the environmental sciences. Metabolites are small molecules that are present in...

preteen puberty
2014-07-25 03:30:24

University of Cambridge The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature. The findings come from an international study of more than 180,000 women involving scientists from 166 institutions worldwide, including the University of Cambridge. The researchers identified 123 genetic variations that...

human genome
2014-07-25 05:33:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite the complex structure of the human genome, more than 90 percent of it has no important biological function, scientists from Oxford University report in research published in the July 24 edition of the journal PLOS Genetics. In fact, according to the study authors, just 8.2 percent of the genome is actively operating to make us who we are and keep our cellular systems functioning. The rest, Telegraph science correspondent...


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