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Latest Human genome Stories

2013-09-27 10:17:00

Cancer encompasses a complex group of diseases traditionally defined by where in the body it originates, as in lung cancer or colon cancer.

2013-09-26 13:13:17

As gene sequencing technologies rapidly advance and new genomic data becomes available, so does the need for a better understanding and consensus on which gene changes are relevant to diagnosis and treatment.

2013-09-26 13:11:00

Sometimes, when the DNA in a cell is copied during cell division, there is a mistake.

2013-09-26 13:01:57

Three grants totaling more than $25 million over four years will help three research groups to develop authoritative information on the millions of genomic variants relevant to human disease and the hundreds that are expected to be useful for clinical practice.

2013-09-16 11:33:23

European scientists, led by researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE)'s Faculty of Medicine in the context of the GEUVADIS project, today present a map that points to the genetic causes of differences between people.

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.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.