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36 min ago | GwdToday.com

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Greenwood, SC As the bidding process gets underway for the construction of the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics in the Greenwood Research Park, and the search begins to fill the Self Family Endowed Chair in Human Genetics, the University's President came to see firsthand the facilities of their collaborator, the Greenwood Genetic Center ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | LiveScience

Hangovers Are About Half Genetic

Some people get hangovers after a night of drinking, while others don't, and the reason may be in their genes, a new study of twins in Australia suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science, Alcoholism, Health, University of Missouri

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Genetics, lifestyle have a strong impact on biomarkers for inflammation, cancer

For the first time, results from a large-scale study of the significance of genetic, clinical and lifestyle factors for protein levels in the bloodstream have been shown.

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Unh Nhaes researchers breed better strawberries

Strawberry shortcake. Strawberry rhubarb pie. Strawberry ice cream. Summertime in New England wouldn't be the same without these bountiful, sweet, juicy berries.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hampshire College, University of New Hampshire, Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Life, Fruits, Food

Science Daily

Fungus deadly to AIDS patients found to grow on trees

Researchers have pinpointed the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Medicine, Duke University, Infectious Diseases

Ag Professional

Genetics used to improve plants for bioenergy

This image shows an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus inside Brachypodium distachyon root cells .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Department of Energy, Agriculture, Science

Medical News Today

Genetics and lifestyle have a strong impact on biomarkers for inflammation and cancer

In a new study published in Nature Communications , research scientists from Uppsala University present for the first time a large-scale study of the significance of genetic, clinical and lifestyle factors for protein levels in the bloodstream.

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LongIsland.com

More Than Just X and Y: A New Genetic Basis for Sex Determination

August 18, 2014 - Men and women differ in plenty of obvious ways, and scientists have long known that genetic differences buried deep within our DNA underlie these distinctions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Genetics, Biology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Science Daily

Important clue found for potential treatments for absence seizures

A group of researchers has succeeded in revealing a principle mechanism of a neural network in the human brain, which will provide an important clue to potential treatments for absence seizures.

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PhysOrg Weblog

A novel pathway for prevention of heart attack and stroke

A recent Finnish study could pave the way for preventing brain and cardiac ischemia induced by atherosclerosis.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Europe, Finland, World News, Circulation, Medicine

The Raw Story

How science is using the genetics of disease to make drugs better

Personalised medicine is the ability to tailor therapy to an individual patient so that, as it's often put, the right treatment is given to the right patient at the right time.

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Missing Protein Restored in Patients with Muscular Dystrophy

A research team has succeeded in restoring a missing repair protein in skeletal muscle of patients with muscular dystrophy, a scientific first.

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National Public Radio

An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Cured

Since Richard Nixon declared War on Cancer in 1971, the National Cancer Institute has poured some $90 billion into research and treatments.

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Genetics may underpin psychiatric comorbidity in bipolar patients

Relatives of people with bipolar disorder are at an increased risk of developing not only bipolarity but also other psychiatric disorders, according to Swedish researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Bipolar Disorder, Health, Sweden, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Gene therapy protects mice from lethal heart condition, researchers find

A new gene therapy has been shown to protect mice from a life-threatening heart condition caused by muscular dystrophy.

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Inside Bay Area

Planning the winter garden

Winter may seem a long way off, but if you're wanting to grow a winter garden, the time to start is now, says Contra Costa Master Gardener Janet Miller.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Agriculture, Science

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Zipper action triggers bacterial invasion: Scientists discover new strategy germs use to invade cells

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Eierhoff and Junior Professor Dr. Winfried Romer from the Institute of Biology II, members of the Cluster of Excellence BIOSS Centre for Biological Signalling Studies of the University of Freiburg, has identified a novel mechanism of bacterial invasion: Pseudomonas aeruginosa uses lipids in the cell membrane to make its ... (more)

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Hertz and American Eagle are big market movers

The clothing retailer reported a steep drop in quarterly profit on weak sales, but the results still beat Wall Street expectations The mobile Internet services company said China Telecom will offer its vLife technology as part of a mobile cloud platform.

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Drug found effective against virus similar to Ebola

A study shows an experimental treatment for Marburg virus - a close cousin to Ebola - can be given after symptoms of the terrible disease have started to appear.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch

Daily Echo

'Nothing will stop me climbing mountain for Joshua'

WHILE most of his friends' grandads are winding down for retirement, Joshua's is preparing to climb a mountain for him.

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