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Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new biodiversity metric called phylogeographic endemism, to understand the influence of recurring climatic shifts over the last 120,000 years on current patterns of genetic diversity.
Indian Scientist uses new approach to find 'hidden' genetic causes of brain disorders Aug 23, 12:32 pm
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): Indian scientist Dr. Saumya Jamuar recently used a novel technique called "targeted high-coverage sequencing" in order to discover hidden genetic causes of brain disorders.
Stem cell study reveals how genetic variations linked to mental illness affects neuron Aug 18, 11:54 am
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A new study of stem cells has revealed how a genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression affects connections among neurons in the developing brain.
Fukushima radiation caused serious damage to wildlife: Study Aug 15, 12:52 pm
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): A series of studies on the biological impact of the Fukushima disaster on non-human organisms has revealed that the radiation has affected the population, genetic makeup and the repair mechanisms of birds, monkeys, butterflies, and other insects to cope with the exposure.
New genetic risk markers identified for pancreatic cancer Aug 4, 3:50 pm
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): A new discovery has been made with help of large DNA analysis of humans, which says that there are several genetic markers to identify pancreatic cancer.
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman from the Alps had a strong genetic predisposition for increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD).
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader, D. Raja today alleged that BJP-led NDA government was working under the influence of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS), and urged the government to consult all stakeholders, before coming to a decision in respect to genetically modified (GM) crops.
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Scientists have identified six new genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson's disease, including more than two dozen genetic risk factors that have already been reported.
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study has proved that 60 percent of the risk for developing autism is caused by genetics and a major portion of that risk is caused by inherited variant genes that are common in the population and present in individuals without the disorder.
Is low-dose aspirin unsafe for heart patients? Jul 20, 2:53 pm
Washington, July 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that even the daily low-dose of aspirin might be harmful for some heart patients due to a common genetic variation.
Human blood created from human stem cells in lab Jul 20, 12:35 pm
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two genetic programs that are responsible for taking blank-slate stem cells to turn them into both red and white cells that make up human blood.
Friends we choose resemble us genetically Jul 16, 1:49 pm
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the 'buddies' we choose do resemble us genetically even though they are not biologically related.
Washington, July 7 (ANI): The researchers have discovered a new genetic pathway, encoded with four genes, in plants that control the density of breathing pores in response to elevated CO2 levels.
New technology controls brain activity with light-sensitive protein Jun 30, 12:19 pm
Washington, June 30 (ANI) : Scientists have revealed that a new technology, Optogenetics, allowing them to control brain activity by shining light on neurons and relies on light-sensitive proteins that can suppress or stimulate electrical signals within cells.
New compound that could halt Alzheimer's progression identified Jun 28, 9:52 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): New experiments in Sidney Strickland's Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of Alzheimer's by interfering with the role amyloid-beta, a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer's brains, plays in the formation of blood clots.
Southampton (United Kingdom), June 24 (ANI): A new diagnostic test may be around the corner thanks to the discovery of two gene mutations that mark the progression from a harmless oesophageal condition to cancer, according to research published in Nature Genetics.
Meet real-life Popeye with one enormous arm Jun 22, 11:42 am
Melbourne, June 22 (ANI): Real life Popeye, Matthias Schlitte is a German arm wrestling champion, who has a superhuman right arm due to a rare genetic defect.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study has found vital biological and genetic information from sequence of genomes of the whipworm, an intestinal parasitic worm that infects many people in the developing countries.
What makes sheep different from goats revealed Jun 6, 2:40 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute have cracked the genetic code of sheep to reveal how they became a distinct species from goats around four million years ago.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers have defined a previously unrecognized genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys.
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A specially-bred strain of miniature swine lacking the molecule responsible for the rapid rejection of pig-to-primate organ transplants may provide a new source of skin grafts to treat seriously burned patients.
How DNA is 'edited' to correct genetic diseases May 27, 10:00 am
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Researchers have taken a major step forward understanding how enzymes 'edit' genes, which has paved the way for correcting genetic diseases in patients.
Protesters in Bangalore raise voices against US biotech firm over health and environmental hazards May 25, 11:14 am
Bangalore, May 25 (ANI): The members of coalition for GM (Genetically Modified) free India took to streets in country's IT hub Bangalore on Saturday against American multinational chemical and agricultural biotech giant, Monsanto Corporation, asking it to quit due to health and environmental hazards.
Pig heart transplants for humans comes closer to reality May 19, 12:19 pm
London, May 19 (ANI): Scientists have said that using hearts from genetically modified pigs to help patients waiting for transplants is a possibility in near future.
Cancers 'on and off' switch discovered? May 16, 9:54 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Researchers have proposed that an "on and off" epigenetic switch could be a common mechanism behind the development of different types of cancer.
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