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Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to build survey tools and expand its gene database.
4 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News
Every weekday at 8 a.m., the researcher climbs onto the roof of Allegheny General Hospital, in Pittsburgh, to check a machine called a Burkard Spore Trap.
8 hrs ago | Science Daily
The genome of Solanum pennellii, a wild relative of the domestic tomato, has been published by an international group of researchers.
12 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson
Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.
14 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center are exploring ways to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells.
14 hrs ago | Medical News
Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.
17 hrs ago | Medical News
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine report variants in a new gene , PLXNA4, which may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease .
Red Cross workers carry the body of Marie Conde, 14, who died of Ebola, through the bush in Koundony, Guinea earlier this month.
The settlers who founded Ellensburg in the 1870s were likely drawn by the plentiful water in creeks crisscrossing the valley, but as the city expanded, it grew right over those streams.
DALLAS July 28, 2014 UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers have found a molecule that selectively and irreversibly interferes with the activity of a mutated cancer gene common in 30 percent of tumors.
Using data from over 18,000 patients, scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson's disease, including six that had not been previously reported.
Researchers explain why genetic fertility problems can persist in a population. Some 15% of adults suffer from fertility problems, many of these due to genetic factors.
Bruker today announced that it has acquired Vutara Incorporated, a technology leader in high-speed, three-dimensional , super-resolution fluorescence microscopy for life science applications.
Friends often look alike. The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has been noted since the time of Plato.
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Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.
Most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of genes that are common in the population rather than from rare variants or spontaneous glitches, researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have found.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 08:57 pm
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