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2 hrs ago | The Maneater

MU researchers find cause of tassel-less corn to be boron deficiency

Living in Columbia, where one is never far from a farm, it is easy to take advantage of the complexity of agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Penn State University Park, Genetics, Biology, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

7 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

Scientists Discover New Regulatory Component in Infectious Bacterium

Danielle Garsin, PhD, Sruti DebRoy, PhD, and Ambro van Hoof, PhD, are working to further the understanding of how bacteria survive and cause disease.

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Related Topix: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, University of Maryland College Park, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

11 hrs ago | Photonics Spectra

Optogenetics Swaps Memory Emotions

It may be possible to change negative memories into positive ones, and vice versa, using optogenetics techniques.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

ASHG and NHGRI award genetics and public policy fellowship

The American Society of Human Genetics and the National Human Genome Research Institute , part of the National Institutes of Health, have named Katherine D. Blizinsky, PhD, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University in Chicago, the newest ASHG/NHGRI Genetics and Public Policy Fellow.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Northwestern University, Non-Profit

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Chinese scientists' team efforts in dissecting rice complex agronomic traits in recent years

Rice is a main food source for more than half of the global population and is a model plant for genome-based research.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Agriculture

15 hrs ago | CiteULike

Decoding the genetics of speech and language

Current Opinion in Neurobiology , Vol. 23, No. 1. , pp. 43-51, doi:10.1016/j.conb.2012.11.006 Researchers are beginning to uncover the neurogenetic pathways that underlie our unparalleled capacity for spoken language.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology

15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Gene codes to remain secret: Springborg

A FORMER senior detective turned private eye is at the centre of a major CCC probe into alleged money laundering and possible links to senior police and bikies.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Changes in ADNP gene may be among the most common causes of autism

A new study from Bradley Hospital has identified a genetic change in a recently identified autism-associated gene, which may provide further insight into the causes of autism .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Detroit News

Genetics of hereditary hemochromatosis

Dear Dr. Roach: I have hereditary hemochromatosis. I know that means that I received the HH gene from both parents; however, neither of my parents had HH.

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

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

The Genetics Of Hereditary Hemochromatosis

DEAR DR ROACH: I have hereditary hemochromatosis. I know that means that I received the HH gene from both parents; however, neither of my parents had HH.

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

Nucleic Acids Research

The bacterial antitoxin HipB establishes a ternary complex with...

Tel: +32 9 264 52 73; Fax: +32 9 264 5338; Email: Present address: Ester Behiels and Jonathan Elegheert, Division of Structural Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, OX3 7BN Oxford, UK.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

NewsTarget.com

Author of 'The GMO Deception' explains the dangers behind genetically modified foods

Sheldon Krimsky is no stranger to the evolution of genetic testing and manipulation.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Tufts University, Agriculture, Amazon, Food and Drug Administration

Bjp.rcpsych.org

ANK3 gene expression in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia [Short reports]

Katrine Verena Wirgenes , MD, Martin Tesli , MD, PhD, NORMENT, KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, and Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Elin Inderhaug , BSc, Lavinia Athanasiu , PhD, NORMENT, KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Institute of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Norway, World News, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Forbes.com

Fuzzy, Sweet, Sexy: How Man Shapes Peach

I'm an award-winning science journalist with a PhD in evolutionary biology. I spent several years at Focus, the BBC's popular science magazine, running the features section and writing about everything from gay genes and internet memes to the science of death and origin of life.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Business News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WauwatosaNOW.com

Predicting and preventing necrotizing enterocolitis

A collaborative team of researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin , Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, and BloodCenter of Wisconsin has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study genomic factors that impact necrotizing enterocolitis , a severe ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Biology, Science

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

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Six gene variations linked to glaucoma risk

Eye check: Early diagnosis of glaucoma is crucial because, if treated early enough, damage to vision can be prevented Scientists have identified six genetic variants associated with the eye condition glaucoma in people from around the world including Australia.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Australia, Oceania, World News, Biology, Science, Ophthalmology,

PhysOrg Weblog

Gene clues to glaucoma risk

Acute angle closure glaucoma of the right eye . Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia Scientists on Sunday said they had identified six genetic variants linked to glaucoma, a discovery that should help earlier diagnosis and better treatment for this often-debilitating eye disease.

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Related Topix: Glaucoma, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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

The Western Producer

Cattle producers not sold on genetic test for tenderness

Aging can improve a tough steak, but a genetic test that could determine which cattle produce tender meat in advance might save the beef industry a considerable sum in storage costs.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Biology, Science

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