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  1. New DNA codes for mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?Read the original story

    15 min ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back the extinct beast. Researchers deciphered the complete DNA code, or genomes, of two mammoths.


  2. Mitochondria editing tried in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BBC News

    ... to see results of further research into the technique's safety and efficacy." But Prof Frances Flinter, expert in genetics at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, said: "The biggest question to address will be the possibility that DNA cutting enzymes may ...


  3. Toothbrush to check your DNA for onset of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Tiny microchips - known as nanopore sequencers - can decode DNA into a digital format that can then be assessed against genetic markers that are known to indicate disease. The sequencers are becoming smaller and can be embedded in any product or device that it comes into contact with human DNA, the Times reported.


  4. Genetically engineered HIV used to treat another diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Gay News

    A joint British-French scientific study, published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, documents the use of 'tamed' HIV to cure six boys who suffered from Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome. The syndrome affects up to 10 children in every million born and almost exclusively affects boys.


  5. Britain's bluebells now face a fight for their very survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The sickly scent of a Spanish interloper is getting stronger and stronger, a conservation charity has warned.


  6. Pain management in patients with rheumatoid arthritisRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nursing Center

    Catherine O. Durham DNP, FNP Terri Fowler DNP, FNP AnneMarie Donato DNP, FNP Whitney Smith MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC Elizabeth Jensen DNP, FNP Abstract: Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most common inflammatory conditions in the United States affecting approximately 1 million adults. This article briefly reviews the evidence-based diagnosis of RA, mainstays of treatment to prevent joint destruction, and pain management.


  7. The mouse that trolled: the long and tortuous history of a gene...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... judicial action and rules for judicial proceedings. In the highly competitive research environment of Alzheimer's genetics in the 1990s, patents played a minor, subordinate role in spurring innovation. The case produces a mixed message about the ...


  8. Controversy over China's DNA experiment underscores East-West ethical divide, mainland scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... lies in technical details," said Dr Qian Wenfeng, a biologist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology in Beijing. The use of human embryos or embryonic stem cells was one of these "details". "In Western ...


  9. New Study: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    ... research and discovery-enabling technologies. In line with its objective, in 2014, the company launched a new human genetics initiative through a wholly-owned subsidiary, Regeneron Genetics Center LLC. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Key Recent ...


  10. Just Published: "Skyline Diagnostics BV - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile"Read the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    It discovers, develops and commercializes microarray-based diagnostic tests using molecular signatures for the treatment of blood cancers. The company utilizes Affymetrix GeneChip technology to develop in vitro diagnostic microarrays for oncology.


  11. New Study: Instem LSS Ltd - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    The company provides laboratory data and information management solutions for drug safety studies. It offers software solutions for the application in the areas of basic research, discovery, preclinical, clinical new, translational science, informatics, genetic toxicology, microbiology and immunology.


  12. Winning Teachers Announced in DNA Learning Challenge PrizeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - April 25, 2015 - HALF MOON BAY, Calif. -- The four winners of the DNA Learning Challenge - an award to recognize the innovative use of personal genetics in teaching life and social science - were announced today.


  13. Are ever-growing molars in rodents' futures?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    This is the skull of a Laotian rock rat. Over evolutionary time, rodent molars have become taller.


  14. Here's Why Total Strangers Can Look Like Twins, According to ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    ... reason behind why a total stranger can look like your twin. Women's Health spoke with the American Society of Human Genetics' executive vice president, Joseph McInerney, about this interesting occurrence. The publication explains it as follows: ...


  15. Pocket Sharks are Among the World's Rarest FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Science Blog

    ... the lab years later, recruited Tulane University researchers Michael Doosey and Henry Bart, and NOAA Ocean Service genetics expert Gavin Naylor, to give the specimen an up-close examination. A tissue sample was collected, and by tapping into the ...


  16. How to protect your kids' eyes and ears from too much screen timeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mashable

    Everywhere you look these days, whether at the mall, restaurants or grocery stores, you see kids hunched over screens, eyes glazed over and entranced by the flashing lights. It's no surprise that they're becoming just as obsessed with gadgets as we are, considering how much screen time they're getting.


  17. Human Embryo Editing Is Incredibly Risky, Experts SayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    With the news that Chinese scientists have attempted to modify the genes of human embryos, many scientists have called for a halt to such technology, saying the techniques are too risky to use in human embryos. In a study published Saturday in the journal Protein & Cell , Chinese scientists reported that they had used a genetic engineering technique called CRISPR to cut out a faulty gene and replace it with a healthy one in human embryos.


  18. Shire PLC Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies GroupRead the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    's stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Jefferies Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Shares of Shire PLC opened at 5615.00 on Friday.


  19. A novel AARS mutation in a family with dominant myeloneuropathy.Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To determine the genetic cause of neurodegeneration in a family with myeloneuropathy. We studied 5 siblings in a family with a mild, dominantly inherited neuropathy by clinical examination and electrophysiology.


  20. Canadian Open Genetics Repository (COGR): a unified clinical genomics ...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Canadian Open Genetics Repository : a unified clinical genomics database as a community resource for standardising and sharing genetic interpretations. The Canadian Open Genetics Repository is a collaborative effort for the collection, storage, sharing and robust analysis of variants reported by medical diagnostics laboratories across Canada.