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25 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

New species of kaka discovered - a bit late

DNA detective work has enabled some Kiwi and Australian scientists to confirm the Chatham Islands kaka - nestor chathamensis - as its own distinct species.

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4 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Colorado researchers probe Parkinson's disease causes, treatments

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.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine, Pharmacology, Colorado State University, Agriculture, Science

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Six genetic variants linked to glaucoma risk

The identification of genetic variants associated with risk of developing glaucoma is reported in three independent studies published online this week in Nature Genetics .

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11 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks on MDA Telethon Today

Earlier this month Derulo also announced he will headline his first U.S. tour this fall.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Jason Derulo, Technical Services, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Medicine

15 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Genetic screening produces healthy twins after tragedy

Five years ago, Danny and Emily Kooyman's son died in their arms only 41 days after birth.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Town Talk

Roach: The genetics of hereditary hemochromatosisRoach: The genetics...

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer

Cravenherald.co.uk

Bacteria offers bowel cancer clue

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.

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The Raw Story

Scientists hope to root out disease in your dog via genetic sequencing

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.

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HeraldNet

Mystery PaleoEskimo hunters vanished

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Science, Anthropology

Medical News Today

Study links alcohol-dependence gene to neurotransmitter

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Sudden death predictor identifies ICD candidates in new ESC Guidelines

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.

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Bucks Herald

Mum tells of how her world was 'shattered' by son's death

A mum has told how her world was 'rocked, shattered and destroyed' after her eight week old son died from Spinal Muscular Atrophy .

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Jerusalem Post

Home genetics kits could identify millions with Jewish roots

JPPI president says genetic tests tests could foster an 'expanded circle of individuals' who feel an affinity for Jews and Israel.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Israel, World News, Middle East,

South China Morning Post

Monster plants and our father's fears in new DNA research on epigenetics

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

WIS-TV Columbia

Positive outlook can help people stay lively as they age

It's no secret that staying physically active and eating healthy may help you live longer, but research shows that how long you live and the quality of those years is more nurture than nature.

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Bicester Advertiser

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

From left, Lydia Coppola, Wendlebury Gate Stables owner Hazel Offord, Emilia Tranter and instructor Sue Mckecknie with Colin the Pony PARENTS of a severely disabled four-year-old who has therapeutic horse riding lessons are desperate for people to sign a petition to keep a Wendlebury stables open.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oxfordshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Oxford Mail

Veteran is told: you can't fly your Union Flag here

Christopher Bishop with the flagpole and Union flag at his housing association home in Kidlington.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Art Daily

Honeybee genome throws up survival clues: study published in journal Nature Genetics

A file picture taken on July 23, 2009 shows a Kosovo Albanian beekeeper presenting his honeybees near the village of Studencan.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Entomology, Science, Apiculture

VentureBeat

Blueprint Genetics raises $3.9 million to bring genomic diagnostics service to the U.S.

Genomic research has come a long way in recent years. Once the legal and regulatory issues are figured out, the research may provide the basis for a new data-driven care delivery model that could revolutionize health care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science

Psychology Today

How to Create a Successful Working Dog

Most people are interested in the training and performance of their dogs simply they want to have a well-mannered and biddable canine companion, or for a smaller number of dog owners, so that they can have dogs that perform well in canine sports or obedience competitions.

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