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2015-04-19 11:43:26

Happy anniversary Mendelian Genetics! In Spring of 1865, Gregor Mendel’s Experiments in Plant Hybridization was presented at the Natural History Society of Brno, explaining the laws of genetic inheritance even before the world became involved in molecular studies.

2014-01-10 10:44:18

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a phenomenon that alters prevailing views of how the genome is expressed to make and sustain the life of mammals.

Researchers Discover Molecular Causes For Sex Determination In Honey Bees
2013-12-31 06:56:40

New research puts together the final pieces in a puzzle 200 years in the making – determining the molecular evolution in the genes that separate male honey bees from female ones.

2013-06-17 23:04:13

GB HealthWatch has just released an innovative

Transformational Fruit Fly Genome Catalog Completed
2012-02-09 05:08:03

Scientists searching for the genomics version of the holy grail – more insight into predicting how an animal's genes affect physical or behavioral traits – now have a reference manual that should speed gene discoveries in everything from pest control to personalized medicine.

2011-12-02 08:00:00

The BioMedical Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes articles on specific topics in the biological and medical sciences.

2009-04-02 13:12:29

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2009-03-10 08:53:45

More and more information is being gathered about how human genes influence medically relevant traits, such as the propensity to develop a certain disease.

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2009-01-27 09:55:00

The way humans make friends and interact with them may be closely linked to genetic variations, according to new research.

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2005-07-25 14:55:00

An innovative new statistical method, described in the open-access journal PLoS Biology, streamlines the computation required to identify all the potential locations in the genome that influence a particular physical trait, or phenotype.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.