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John J. O'Shea, M.D., scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases , has been named the 2014 recipient of the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred by the Feinstein Institute's peer-reviewed, open-access journal Molecular Medicine.
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A US study has found that cow manure, commonly used to fertilise vegetable crops, contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics.
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Your beautiful eyes might just have lost their lasting charm having those great dark depressions.
Scientists have used a genome-editing technique to cure mice of an inherited liver disease, raising the prospect that similar clinical trials on humans could begin within a few years.
A team led by Houston Methodist Research Institute scientists has found that Alzheimer's disease and cancer share a pathway in gene transcription, a process essential for cell reproduction and growth.
Scientists have done what is believed to be the first direct genetic study to document the important function for the Ron receptor, a cell surface protein often found in certain cancers, and its genetic growth factor, responsible for stimulating cell growth, in the development and progression of inflammatory bowel disease.
To learn more, she converted a storage room of a church in Mascoutah, Ill., into the headquarters for a foundation that she established.
Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.
"The Modern View of Domestication," a special feature of The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published April 29, raises a number of startling questions about a transition in our deep history that most of us take for granted.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25.8 million people suffered from diabetes in 2010 with 90-95% of all cases of type 2. The costs associated directly and indirectly, i.e. missed work, to this disease was 174 billion dollars in 2007.
International study results may provide insight into genetics and their ability to reveal how different environmental exposures can trigger the onset of different forms of rheumatoid arthritis .
The recent breakdown in the latest round of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is no surprise.
You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
Dr. Bruce Stillman, President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory , is the 2014 winner of the Herbert Tabor Research Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology .
In Alaska patients are more likely to find an astronaut than a geneticist. William Oefelein, who piloted the space shuttle Discovery, retired there, but the state of more than 700,000 people does not have a single medical geneticist to call its own.
In a classroom across from the coal mine exhibit at the Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, students are huddled around tables, studying petri dishes of bacteria.