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The first deep dive into a great white shark's genetic code has fished up big surprises behind a design so effective it has barely changed since before dinosaurs roamed.
Now Professor Martin Kupiec and his team at Tel Aviv University's Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology have discovered that the beverages may also have opposite effects on your genome.
Autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed when individuals exhibit characteristic behaviors that include repetitive actions, decreased social interactions, and impaired communication.
NewLink Genetics Corporation , a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel immunotherapeutics to improve treatment options for patients with cancer, announced today that Charles J. Link, Jr., M.D., NewLink's Founder and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Oppenheimer 24th Annual ... (more)
Data that details every gene in the DNA of 410 people with Alzheimer's disease can now be studied by researchers, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced this week.
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According to a report from BBC News , genetic testing company 23andMe has stopped selling its at-home DNA testing kit.
Air pollution and a common genetic makeup may interact to significantly increase a baby's risk for autism, USC scientists found.
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.
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.
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.