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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.

2013-11-21 14:16:55

There is good evidence from studies of families and twins that genetics plays an important role in the development of alcoholism.

2013-11-18 20:37:22

By using a new analysis method, researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Sweden have found close to one hundred novel human gene regions that code for proteins.

2013-11-11 11:02:30

For the first time, scientists have used new technology which analyses the whole genome to find the cause of a genetic disease in what was previously referred to as "junk DNA".

2013-11-04 15:26:36

As one of the most influential and fruitful annual conference in "Omics", the 8th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-8) was successfully concluded on November 1st with numerous updates provided on on-going research applying today's accurate and affordable technologies to advancing human health and agricultural breeding.

2013-10-31 23:19:56

Offers unparalleled ease of use for cloud-based analysis of entire human genomes for healthcare & biomedical research. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October

Gene Enhancers Play Major Role In Making Our Faces Unique
2013-10-25 07:52:51

What makes facial morphology so distinct? Genetics obviously plays a major role, as is evident in the similarities between parents and children. But scientists are now studying how DNA fine-tunes genetics so that siblings, especially identical twins, resemble one another yet look different from unrelated individuals.


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