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Latest Human genome Stories

2013-09-11 23:19:44

The Port incubator continues to concentrate a global network of innovators within the Philadelphia region. Philadelphia, Pa.

2013-09-03 10:13:25

The mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, converting energy into usable forms.

2013-08-26 11:55:31

Concealed within the vastness of the human genome, (comprised of some 3 billion base pairs), mutations are commonplace.

Chinese Hamster Genome Decoded
2013-08-22 04:58:36

The genome of the Chinese hamster - which supplies the cell cultures used by the pharmaceutical industry to produce biopharmaceutical products such as antibodies used in medicine - has been sequenced by an international team of genome researchers.

The Genetics Of Mountain Sickness
2013-08-16 05:14:11

An international team of researchers has discovered the genetic basis of chronic mountain sickness, a condition developed during prolonged exposure to high altitudes, according to research appearing in the August 15 edition of the American Journal of Human Genetics.

New Childhood Epilepsy Genes
2013-08-12 10:40:43

A large, international research consortium has identified 25 new mutations on nine key genes responsible for childhood epilepsy.

2013-08-08 13:57:33

A team from the University of Washington has unveiled a comprehensive portrait of the genome of the world’s first immortal cell line, known as HeLa.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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