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2013-12-13 09:53:14

In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent.

Secret Code Discovered In Human DNA
2013-12-13 05:26:03

A newly discovered ‘second code’ hiding within our DNA is casting new light on how changes to DNA impact health and disease, according to a study published Friday in the journal Science.

2013-12-12 23:28:26

ACOG and ACMG issue new guidelines supporting the utilization of cytogenomic microarray analysis as appropriate diagnostic testing for prenatal, postnatal, infertility and oncology samples.

New Online Database Sheds Light On Gene Patenting Process
2013-12-08 06:29:33

Researchers have developed a new online database revealing which organizations have applied for patents related to genes and proteins in living organisms.

Extreme Genomic Evolution Discovered In Burmese Pythons
2013-12-03 07:05:43

A team of researchers have sequenced the genome of the Burmese python, or Python molurus bivittatus, finding large numbers of rapidly evolved genes in snakes. Their findings reveal that these genetic changes are linked to extreme characteristics in snakes.

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.


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