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Genetics which lead to cancer found

Glasgow Evening Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A LANDMARK study has uncovered almost all the genetic errors that cause healthy breast tissue to turn cancerous. The research detected five new genes associated with the disease and 13 new mutational signatures that influence tumour development.

Genetics of Lafora progressive myoclonic epilepsy: current perspectives

Dove Medical Press - ‎7 hours ago‎
Abstract: Lafora disease (LD) is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder caused by loss-of-function mutations in either laforin glycogen phosphatase gene (EPM2A) or malin E3 ubiquitin ligase gene (NHLRC1).

The genetics behind fraternal twinning

The Hindu - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Two genes that affect a woman's likelihood of giving birth to twins have been identified in a new study published in American Journal of Human Genetics . This could have implications for fertility research and help predict how women will respond to ...

What You Need To Know About The Genetics of Mental Disorders

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The biological reductionists act like the secret of psychiatric disorders is written in the genetic code. They are “mindless”- dismissing the crucial role of environment in how our brain develops and of psychology and social context in how it functions.

Genetics and Psychiatry: Let's Proceed With Caution

Medscape - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Hello. This is Dr Jeffrey Lieberman of Columbia University, speaking to you today for Medscape. The topic that I want to speak to you about is genetics, which, similar to the Internet or the cell phone, has become a phenomenon that has increasingly and ...

The Unpredictable Genetics Of Male-Pattern Baldness

Forbes - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
What are the genetics of male pattern baldness? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.

Total communication protection from Communication Genetics Totemo - Communication Genetics Press Office

ITWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
Leading provider of customer communication solutions Communication Genetics has announced the availability of Totemomail and Totemodata, two business-to-business, business-to-consumer and platform-independent solutions designed to protect ...

Distilled Science: Can genetics contribute to violent behaviour?

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Behavioural genetics is a very interesting area of research, but also one that is full of controversies. There is both the issue of whether a genetic association can be replicated and the issue of how to interpret it - the public will be asking ...

Kid's academic achievement? Scale tips towards genetics

Genetic Literacy Project - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
This study came on the heels of another study by King's College London researchers, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, that tried to quantify the relationship between genetics and academic achievement. The scientists ...
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Genetics startup Twist Bioscience is working with Microsoft to store the world's data in DNA

TechCrunch - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Twist Bioscience, a startup making and using synthetic DNA to store digital data, just struck a contract with Microsoft and the University of Washington to encode vast amounts of information on synthetic genes.

CoBank: US Dairy Producers Bolster Margins through Genetics

TheCattleSite - ‎4 hours ago‎
ANALYSIS - Due to the record-high beef prices in 2014-15, calf and cull cow sales provided a significant boost to dairies' margins, but this bonanza has ended, and dairies are looking to genetics to bolster their margins, according to CoBank's latest ...

CHOP Joins 'Largest Ever' Autism Genetics Study

NBC 10 Philadelphia - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has joined what organizers are calling the largest-ever genetics study on autism.
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Redhead genetics hold the 'secret' to looking young

RedOrbit - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
They may be the target of some (hopefully good-natured) ribbing from our friends in the UK, but red-haired people - or gingers, as they are commonly called - could ultimately end up having the last laugh, according to new research published in the ...

Smallest perching bird's long-lost family revealed by genetics

New Scientist - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The pygmy bushtit's diminutive size makes it a superlative species, and it has a genus all to itself. But now genetics is showing that it's not so special after all.

5 Top NASDAQ Biotech Stocks: Atossa Genetics and BioTelemetry Top Gainers

Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Coming in as the week's top gainer, Atossa Genetics may have closed lower on Friday, but still managed to be the week's top gainer in the sector, posting a 43.40 percent gain over five days.

The genetics of aging well

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
For people fortunate enough to live to octogenarian status or beyond, a long life is often something of a mixed blessing. Heart disease, diabetes, neurodegenerative disorders and other age-related ailments impair enjoyment of longevity.
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Stock Earnings to Watch: NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK)

The Point Review - ‎22 hours ago‎
Cash Position: NewLink Genetics ended the quarter on March 31, 2016, with cash, cash equivalents, and certificates of deposit totaling $178 million contrast to $197.8 million for the year ending December 31, 2015.

Just a Few Men Controlled Reproduction in Prehistory and Dominate World Genetics Today

Ancient Origins - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“In Europe there was huge population expansion in just a few generations,” he told The Telegraph. “Genetics can't tell us why it happened but we know that a tiny number of elite males were controlling reproduction and dominating the population.

Ligand Pharma (LGND) Expands on Altered Genetics

Cabot Wealth Advisory - ‎18 hours ago‎
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) was already a diversified biotech before this year but now that it's acquired for Open Monoclonal Technology it can make a new claim to technology that's based on the altered genetics of rats, Investor's Business Daily ...

Centennial Awards honor outstanding GENETICS articles

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the Editorial Board of the journal GENETICS are pleased to announce the winners of the first Centennial Award for outstanding articles published in GENETICS in 2015. The awards were inaugurated just this year ...
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