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Latest Human genome Stories

2014-04-01 13:20:46

DNA is the molecule that encodes the genetic instructions enabling a cell to produce the thousands of proteins it typically needs.

2014-03-28 12:26:41

Tute launches automated clinical reporting for CLIA-certified genetics labs at ACMG, enabling Genome-guided Personalized Medicine PROVO, Utah, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

2014-03-28 09:30:17

Researchers have pinpointed a new mechanism of how natural variation in our DNA alters an individual's risk for developing heart disease by interfering with the ability of a developmental gene to interact with a specialized type of RNA.

Atlas Of Human Gene Activity
2014-03-28 05:31:57

Scientists have created the first detailed map of the way human genes work throughout major cells and tissues.

2014-03-27 10:47:11

That question is likely to stir debate in coming years in many of the more-than-60 countries that provide newborn screening, as whole-genome sequencing (WGS) becomes increasingly affordable and reliable.

2014-03-24 16:25:11

SALT LAKE CITY, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery is partnering with California based Omicia, Inc, to make analyzing a patient's genome as routine

Supercomputer To Contribute To Cancer Genetics
2014-03-20 12:31:15

IBM said this week that its Watson supercomputer that grew to fame on the TV game show Jeopardy is going to be used to help clinicians tailor treatments for cancer patients.

Loblolly Pine's Huge Genome Sequenced
2014-03-20 11:02:54

The massive genome of the loblolly pine—around seven times bigger than the human genome—is the largest genome sequenced to date and the most complete conifer genome sequence ever published.

Europeans' Appearance Altered Over Five Millennia Of Natural Selection
2014-03-12 05:27:21

A great deal of research has been focused on the factors that have influenced the human genome since the end of the last Ice Age. An international team of scientists has analyzed ancient DNA from skeletons, finding that natural selection has had a major effect...

Genetics May One Day Have An Important Role In Dental Care
2014-03-07 05:15:57

Researchers from the University of Adelaide's School of Dentistry say a visit to the dentist could eventually require a detailed look at a patient’s genes.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.