Quantcast

Latest Mutation Stories

2012-11-20 11:47:58

Certain mutated cells keep trying to replicate their DNA — with disastrous results — even after medications rob them of the raw materials to do so.

2012-11-01 23:19:01

Harvard scientists have solved the long-standing mystery of how some insects form the germ cells – the cellular precursors to the eggs and sperm necessary for sexual reproduction – and the answer is shedding new light on the evolutionary origins of a gene that had long been thought to be critical to the process.

Genetic Analysis Shows Reasons Behind Selkirk Rex Curly Hair
2012-10-31 04:52:21

A new study from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, describes a curly haired cat breed, the Selkirk Rex, as genetically distinct from previously known breeds.

Evolution Follows A Predictable Genetic Pattern Researchers Find
2012-10-26 10:20:03

Evolution, often perceived as a series of random changes, might in fact be driven by a simple and repeated genetic solution to an environmental pressure that a broad range of species happen to share, according to new research.

2012-10-23 10:18:13

Like job-seekers searching for a new position, living things sometimes have to pick up a new skill if they are going to succeed.

2012-10-11 12:57:01

A key assumption that biologists have relied on widely over the past quarter-century in studying the evolution of protein molecules is "highly questionable".

Chaperone Protein Subverts Removal Of Glaucoma-causing Protein
2012-10-09 15:53:46

Inhibiting the protein, Grp94, could offer new treatment for the sight-robbing eye disease

2012-10-04 10:35:06

Milk consumption has been linked to improved health, with decreased risks of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and colon cancer.

2012-09-17 14:12:31

A Chinese research team, led by Anhui Medical University and BGI, has found the strong genetic evidences of mevalonate kinase gene (MVK) mutations link to disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP).


Word of the Day
shotta
  • An armed gangster.
The word 'shotta' is an alteration of 'shooter'.