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2010-09-01 20:42:36

New findings show the value of genetic studies across human populations and the value of the latest DNA sequencing technologies to interrogate genetic variation.

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2010-08-30 06:30:00

An international team of scientists has identified a genetic risk factor associated with common migraines for the first time and say the research could lead to new treatments in the prevention of migraine attacks.

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2010-07-12 12:46:13

A controversial new study, commissioned by the Royal Society of the United Kingdom, will analyze how population growth will impact sustainable development and the economy, according to a statement release by the organization on Monday.

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2010-06-21 07:10:00

The completion of three pilot projects designed to determine how best to build an extremely detailed map of human genetic variation begins a new chapter in the international project called 1,000 Genomes.

2010-06-11 13:13:06

Reprogramming immune system cells to produce natural killer cells for cancer.

2010-04-12 11:22:46

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that dangerous strains of Salmonella are beginning to emerge in people infected with HIV in Africa.

2010-02-17 12:54:56

A new study of mutations in cancer genomes shows how researchers can begin to distinguish the 'driver' mutations that push cells towards cancer from the 'passenger' mutations that are a by-product of cancer cell development.

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2010-01-25 08:30:00

An international team of researchers has used high resolution genome sequencing to track a particularly virulent strain of MRSA as it traveled between South America, Europe and Southeast Asia.

2010-01-22 00:44:55

Revolutionary strategy for control and prevention of infection.


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