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2011-03-06 12:09:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics and academic colleagues from Iceland, The Netherlands, Denmark, USA and Illumina, Inc., today report the discovery of single-letter variants (SNPs) in the sequence of the human genome associated with high risk of sick sinus syndrome (SSS).

2011-02-15 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc.

2011-02-07 13:47:22

An ambitious hunt by Johns Hopkins scientists for actively "jumping genes" in humans has yielded compelling new evidence that the genome, anything but static, contains numerous pesky mobile elements that may help to explain why people have such a variety of physical traits and disease risks.

2011-02-02 19:40:17

Advances in DNA sequencing technology have revolutionized biomedical research and taken us another step forward in personalized medicine.

2011-01-12 00:01:22

Firefox browser extension links users’ 23andMe SNP information to web content, connecting personal genome to web with a click Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 5AM Solutions, a life science software engineering firm, announces the release of SNPTips, a Firefox browser plug-in that connects a user’s 23andMe personal genetic information to web content with a single mouse click.

2011-01-04 03:57:23

As much as 90 percent of variation in adult height may be caused by genetic inheritance, but a multitude of genes are involved.

2010-12-31 12:23:59

A large collaborative study has added to the growing list of genetic variants that determine how tall a person will be.

2010-12-30 10:11:36

Scientists discovered a set of single-letter variations in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) that impact individual baseline levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA), improving the power of PSA testing and allowing for better detection of prostate cancer.

2010-12-20 16:04:59

A study among almost 50,000 people worldwide has identified DNA sequence variations linked with the heart's electrical rhythm in several surprising regions among 22 locations across the human genome.

2010-12-15 13:27:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from deCODE genetics and academic colleagues from Iceland, the UK, US, Netherlands, Spain and Romania today report the discovery of a set of single-letter variations in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) that impact individual baseline levels of prostate specific antigen, or PSA. Testing for PSA levels is the most commonly used screening tool for the detection of prostate cancer.


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