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2015-05-28 08:32:51

Pure Encapsulations® Launches PureGenomics(TM) Platform, Empowers Physicians to Provide Specialized Nutrition Support Based on an Individual's Genetic Makeup SUDBURY, Mass., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/

6th dna base
2015-05-05 12:07:18

Recent studies published in the journal CELL have all reached a similar conclusion: DNA in eukaryotes may contain a sixth DNA base.

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2015-03-28 13:48:44

When Jean-Baptiste Lamarck first published his theories on evolution, responses were so hostile that the once-respected scientist died in poverty and was buried in a pit. Now it seems he may be getting the last gir-laugh.

biological clock
2015-02-03 10:03:13

Chemical changes that take place in a person’s DNA as a person grows older could serve as a "biological clock" which could provide clues as to how long a person will live, according to new research published in the journal Genome Biology.

sperm eggs
2014-12-26 06:47:45

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Weizmann Institute in Chiacago have created the precursors to egg and sperm using human stem cells.

cancer dna fingerprints
2014-08-27 03:00:35

Regardless of their stage or type, cancers appear to share a telltale signature of widespread changes to the so-called epigenome, according to a team of researchers.

genetic testing for stress
2014-08-06 05:25:46

Everyone feels stressed out at times; however, for some stress evolves into mental and physical illnesses that lead to even worse illnesses and issues.

2014-08-04 12:49:48

Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed a new, web-based tool that enables researchers to quickly and easily visualize and compare large amounts of genomic information resulting from high-throughput sequencing experiments.

2014-08-04 09:45:12

The tiny addition of a chemical mark atop a gene that is well known for its involvement in clinical depression and posttraumatic stress disorder can affect the way a person's brain responds to threats.

2014-07-28 10:39:26

Cancer has long been thought to be primarily a genetic disease, but in recent decades scientists have come to believe that epigenetic changes – which don't change the DNA sequence but how it is 'read' – also play a role in cancer.


Word of the Day
typomania
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.