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2014-11-20 07:41:02

Researchers investigating the functional genome of the mouse have managed to map the creature’s so-called “mission control” centers, and found new clues as to why certain processes and systems in the rodents prevent the results of mouse studies from being successfully replicated in humans.

2014-11-04 08:35:59

Company Expands its Bioinformatics Practice FAIRFAX, Va., Nov.

2014-10-30 12:29:51

Clinical-grade software platform facilitates exchange of expertise among clinics, academic medical centers BOSTON and BETHESDA, Md., Oct.

2014-10-13 08:26:52

Meeting on campus of National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides a forum for sharing important academic, health and industrial research BETHESDA, Md., Oct.

2014-02-25 16:29:00

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jane L.

Comb Jelly Insight Evolution Of Life
2013-12-13 11:41:18

A new study comb jellyfish has indicated that a reshuffling of the evolutionary tree for the animal kingdom may be in order.

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.

Genetic Variant Linked To Freckling, Sun Sensitivity Discovered
2013-11-22 08:16:48

Researchers studying Icelanders discovered an intricate pathway involving the interspersed DNA sequence, or non-coding region, of a gene that is among a few dozen that are associated with human pigmentation traits.

2013-09-26 13:13:17

As gene sequencing technologies rapidly advance and new genomic data becomes available, so does the need for a better understanding and consensus on which gene changes are relevant to diagnosis and treatment.

2013-09-26 13:01:57

Three grants totaling more than $25 million over four years will help three research groups to develop authoritative information on the millions of genomic variants relevant to human disease and the hundreds that are expected to be useful for clinical practice.


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