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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory announces the election of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Rockefeller University Professor and co-chair of the NIH BRAIN Initiative Dr. Cori Bargmann; real estate investor Jeffrey E. Kelter and private equity investor Thomas A. Saunders III.
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7 hrs ago | The Tennessean
Genetics testing company 23andMe is finally facing the music. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration fired off a harsh letter to 23andMe, calling for it to stop marketing its services immediately.
11 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
A genetic mutation associated with an increased risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and other health problems is common in Africans and people of African descent worldwide, according to a new study.
Researchers have just found a new suspect: the Gabrb1 gene, which seems to play a role in regulating alcohol intake.
Last week, the United States Food and Drug Administration ordered the Google-backed genetic testing company 23andMe to stop selling its home testing kits, arguing that the possibility of false positive readings for potentially fatal or debilitating conditions could prompt people to take unnecessary and potentially fatal medical action.
Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley startup misled customers about its personalized DNA test kit.
The gene, called SORL1, is one of a number of genes linked to an increased risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of the illness.
The number of U.S. teens who wind up in the emergency room after taking the club drug Ecstasy has more than doubled in recent years, raising concerns that the hallucinogen is back in vogue, federal officials report.
Wales has seen an alarming decline in maths and science and remains the lowest of the Home Nations in all subject areas Warren Gatland's team will face the Wallabies in a surprise November fixture before the two teams meet in the 2015 World Cup group stages There's always a wealth of TV goodies on the box at Christmas and the BBC has announced its ... (more)
Get ready: The "new genetics" promises to change faulty genes of future generations by introducing new, functioning genes using "designer sperm."
Myriad Genetics was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday.
Home genetic test maker 23andMe, which is backed by Google Inc, stopped marketing its products last week after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned that it did not have regulatory approval to do so, a company spokeswoman said.
The students at Tavares Elementary School didn't just open their hearts to Lex Santo -- they emptied their piggy banks for him.
Fear can modify our DNA and influence the behavior of future generations, researchers find.
Soldiers who suffer mild brain injuries from blasts have long-term changes in their brains, a small new study suggests.
Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to newly published research led by scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California .
ISIS-TTRRx is an antisense drug in development with GSK for the treatment of transthyretin amyloidosis, a severe and rare genetic disease characterized by progressive dysfunction of peripheral nerve and/or heart tissues.