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3 hrs ago | Science Daily
Plant-derived natural product chemicals could offer protection to the skin from the harmful effects of gamma radiation during cancer radiotherapy, suggests research.
7 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
Only 8.2 percent of human DNA is likely to be doing something important - is "functional"- say Oxford University researchers.
10 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer
DNA analysis of the endangered New England cottontail shows that power line rights of way, railroad beds and roadsides may help support their diminishing habitat.
14 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Sudden cardiac arrest happens when all of a sudden your heart stops beating, your blood no longer circulates to the brain and other organs, you stop breathing, you have no pulse, and it happens so suddenly you were caught without time to do anything about it.
Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes obsessive compulsive and repetitive behaviors, and other behaviors on the autistic spectrum, as well as cognitive deficits.
A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought.
Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications .
Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests.
Cancer Genetics, a publicly-traded New Jersey company, has completed its $6.25 million acquisition of Morrisville-based pharmacogenomics business Gentris Corp. Gentris will continue operating in the Triangle and will receive a capital infusion for hiring and automation, Cancer Genetics said.
The HDAC inhibitor romidepsin was able to awaken latent HIV in resting T-cells, causing it to start producing new virus, but this was not associated with a decrease in the size of the viral reservoir in T-cells, researchers reported at the 20th International AIDS Conference this week in Melbourne.
Pigs that are bred commercially in Europe are found to have a highly varied mosaic of different European and Asian gene variants.
Mixed genes appear to drive hybrid birds to select more difficult routes than their parent species, according to new research.
Researchers seeking to unpick the complex genetic basis of mental disorders such as schizophrenia have taken a huge step towards their goal.
Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says.
Plans to legalise babies being born with three genetic parents in the UK have come a step closer after health officials said they would press ahead with creating new regulations to allow the move.
Education and behavior have a greater impact on the development of nearsightedness than do genetic factors: With each school year completed, a person becomes more nearsighted.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:16 pm
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