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Latest Human genome Stories

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.

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.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).