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2013-03-07 15:20:25

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified patterns of epigenomic diversity that not only allow plants to adapt to various environments, but could also benefit crop production and the study of human diseases.

2013-02-06 12:20:26

A father's obesity is one factor that may influence his children's health and potentially raise their risk for diseases like cancer.

2013-02-06 10:12:38

Maternal diet and weight can impact their child's health even before birth – but so can a father's.

2013-01-21 23:04:11

Currently North America dominates with 40% of market share, followed by Europe with 36% (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 The report “Epigenetics Technology

2013-01-11 13:16:55

Think of the epigenome like a giant musical mixing board, turning up or down the expression of various genes.

DNA Methylation Can Help Predict Biological Age
2012-11-22 06:13:28

If you look around at your friends and family, it is clear our biological clocks tick differently. Women tend to live longer than men do, some individuals can look years younger – or older – than their chronological age, and diseases can affect our aging process.

2012-10-29 11:49:48

A team of national and international researchers, led by Weill Cornell Medical College scientists, have decoded the key "software" instructions that drive three of the most virulent forms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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