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Latest Human genetic variation Stories

2011-10-03 12:04:09

Based on a wide variety of genetic studies and analysis– from genome wide association studies looking for common variations in the DNA of many people with complex diseases to the sequencing of specific gene mutations thought to cause disease to whole genome sequencing – four Houston leaders in the field propose a unified genetic model for human disease.

2011-09-29 22:56:26

Based on a wide variety of genetic studies and analysis– from genome wide association studies looking for common variations in the DNA of many people with complex diseases to the sequencing of specific gene mutations thought to cause disease to whole genome sequencing – four Houston leaders in the field propose a unified genetic model for human disease.

Image 1 - Ancient Humans Settled East Asia In Two Waves, Not One
2011-09-23 08:41:55

An international team of researchers have sequenced the genome of an Aboriginal Australian and determine that early humans settled eastern Asia in two waves rather than just one.

2011-09-21 15:20:45

In an intriguing original look at the history of the first Americans, a new study finds evidence that the north-south orientation of the American continents slowed the spread of populations and technology, compared to the east-west axis of Eurasia.

2011-07-03 00:01:48

MGRC unveils comprehensive range of new genetic screening services for inherited and infectious diseases. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) July 02, 2011 Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad (MGRC), one of Asia’s leading genome sequencing and analysis service providers, today launched a range of comprehensive genetic screening services, as well as an all-in-one test for a multitude of infectious diseases.

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.

2010-11-17 15:06:54

Testing for 11 specific genetic variations in hundreds of people with no history of heart disease provided information that led to revision of their estimated heart attack risk.

2010-11-04 17:44:38

Genetic diseases impact millions around the world each and every day.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.