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Latest Molecular genetics Stories

2012-12-07 16:30:15

Scientists in Australia and Austria have described a "network map" of genes involved in pain perception.

Genetic Test Reveals More About Potential Birth Defects Than Conventional Methods
2012-12-06 11:43:12

Two new papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) show that genetic testing in early pregnancy reveals far more about potential birth defects and stillbirth risk than current prenatal testing does, based on a multi-center clinical trial using both methods.

2012-12-03 17:01:12

The surface of your skin, called the epidermis, is a complex mixture of many different cell types — each with a very specific job.

Mapping The Evolution Of Human Intellect Through Epigenetics
2012-11-22 09:19:33

Hundreds of small regions of the genome that appear to be uniquely regulated in human neurons have been identified in a new study led by the University of Massachusetts.

2012-11-19 11:36:07

A new discovery from researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah concerning a fundamental understanding about how DNA works will produce a "180-degree change in focus" for researchers who study how gene packaging regulates gene activity, including genes that cause cancer and other diseases.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.