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When you accidentally touch a hot oven, you rapidly pull your hand away. Although scientists know the basic neural circuits involved in sensing and responding to such painful stimuli, they are still sorting out the molecular players.
5 hrs ago | Medical News
Doctors and researchers will be able to easily identify different types of tuberculosis thanks to a new genetic barcode devised by scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis. I know that means that I received the HH gene from both parents; however, neither of my parents had HH.
Sheldon Krimsky is no stranger to the evolution of genetic testing and manipulation.
DNA detective work has enabled some Kiwi and Australian scientists to confirm the Chatham Islands kaka - nestor chathamensis - as its own distinct species.
Ron Tjalkens, professor of toxicology and neuroscience at Colorado State University, is researching Parkinson's disease at his lab on campus in Fort Collins, "It's looking really promising," he said of his research.
The identification of genetic variants associated with risk of developing glaucoma is reported in three independent studies published online this week in Nature Genetics .
Earlier this month Derulo also announced he will headline his first U.S. tour this fall.
Roach: The genetics of hereditary hemochromatosis Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2014/08/31/roach-genetics-hereditary-hemochromatosis/14910025/ Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis.
Working with mice, the researchers showed that fatty food shifted the composition of gut flora - the diverse population of bacteria that inhabit the digestive tract.
Molly is a 16-month-old black labrador retriever and like so many dogs of her breed, she is exuberant, biddable and anxious to please.
Scientists working in Ilulissat Icefjord, in western Greenland, found remains of a prehistoric population of hunters that survived for 4,000 years in almost complete isolation from the rest of humanity.
Saturday 30 August 2014: A new sudden death predictor for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy identifies candidates for implantable cardioverter defibrillators in ESC Guidelines published today.
A mum has told how her world was 'rocked, shattered and destroyed' after her eight week old son died from Spinal Muscular Atrophy .
JPPI president says genetic tests tests could foster an 'expanded circle of individuals' who feel an affinity for Jews and Israel.
Until very recently, it seemed the overall picture of genetics was well known. DNA molecules encoded for a host of attributes that created organisms like you and me, and we essentially served as receptacles for our inherited DNA, perhaps passing them on via mixing with a sexual partner's DNA.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 09:03 am
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