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  1. DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal ScreeningRead the original story

    16 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... of those procedures that are being performed," says Dr. Mary Norton , an expert on maternal-fetal medicine and genetics at the University of California, San Francisco. "Places are reporting doing fewer than half the number of procedures that were ...

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  2. Re: Intel, Microsoft, Autdesk Building Living RobotsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | EETimes

    Colin, sure stock sites aren't the most reliable source of news. But if you want decent educated guesses about companies and their future, and you're willing to filter , sometimes they are a very good resource for that.

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  3. Boy covered in 'fish scales' due to rare skin conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Mother whose son suffers from incredibly rare 'fish-scale' disease says other parents tell their children to avoid him - in case 'he's contagious' Jayden Watson, five, was born with rare genetic condition harlequin ichthyosis, which means his skin grows seven times faster than normal A mother has revealed her heartache enduring the cruel taunts of parents encouraging their children away from her son because they believe he is 'contagious'. The five-year-old actually suffers from an incredibly rare genetic condition which leaves him with thick, dry, skin resembling 'fish-scales'.

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  4. First batch of Ebola vaccine sent to Liberia for further trialRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  5. Estrogen-producing neurons influence aggression in both sexesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    A miniscule cluster of estrogen-producing nerve cells in the mouse brain exerts highly specific effects on aggressive behavior in both males and females, according to new research by UC San Francisco scientists. The cells in question, known as aromatase-expressing cells, represent less than five one-hundredths of a percent of the neurons in the mouse brain, but they play crucial roles in sexual differentiation during early development and in regulating sexual and social behavior in adulthood.

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  6. WSU researchers see effect of BPA and estradiol on sperm developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Washington State University researchers have found a direct link between the plastics component bisphenol A, or BPA, and disrupted sperm production. Writing in the journal PLOS Genetics , they say the chemical disrupts the delicate DNA interactions needed to create sperm.

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  7. Rare neurological disease shines light on health of essential nerve cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Ian Duncan is a Scotsman with the iron discipline and stamina of a competitive marathoner, triathlete and cross-country skier. As a neuroscientist at the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he's applied his tenacity to a rare genetic disorder.

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  8. Viruses may play unexpected role in inflammatory bowel diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Inflammatory bowel diseases are associated with a decrease in the diversity of bacteria in the gut, but a new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has linked the same illnesses to an increase in the diversity of viruses. The scientists found that patients with inflammatory bowel diseases had a greater variety of viruses in their digestive systems than healthy volunteers, suggesting viruses likely play a role in the diseases.

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  9. Munson Hybrids Donates UAV To Western Illinois UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... Pictured, L to R (back row): WIU Farm Coordinator Heath Geiman, WIU School of Ag Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics Win Phippen, WIU School of Agriculture Director Andrew Baker, WIU Vice President of Advancement and Public Services Brad ...

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  10. AgReliant Genetics Hires Geospatial Scientist To Develop Its Precision Ag PlatformRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    AGRELIANT GENETICS HIRES GEOSPATIAL SCIENTIST TO DEVELOP ITS PRECISION AG PLATFORM Jan. 26, 2015 Source: AgReliant Genetics news release AgReliant Genetics recently announced the hiring of Dr. Xystus Amakor as the company's first geospatial scientist. Amakor will be working within AgReliant Genetics' Biostatistics Department at the Lebanon, Indiana research station.

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  11. New animal models faithfully reproduce the tumor of each patientRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    The implementation of patient cancer cells in the same organ of mice can reproduce very accurately the tumor evolution and malignancy. A team from the Catalan Institute of Oncology and Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute has developed new animal models that reproduce faithfully the evolution and malignancy of different human tumors.

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  12. Think Mosquitoes Bite You More Than Other People? Here's Why You May Be RightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... from person to person and is likely to explain why there is substantial variation in how many mozzies we attract . Genetics probably plays the biggest role in this, but a little of it may be down to diet or physiology. One of the best studied ...

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  13. If Children Voted, Politicians Would ListenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    I am writing you today about issues that affect a lot of parents in our country but I can only speak for my experiences from the State of Indiana. Other parents will have to write you or their politicians about their issues.

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  14. NovellusDx Highlights Precision Cancer Analysisa Platform at...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Michael Vidne, PhD, Director of Business Development at NovellusDx, will provide an overview of the company's technology and its potential for helping oncologists realize the promise of targeted cancer therapies for more patients on "By measuring the activity of the different signaling pathways within a tumor, NovellusDx's Precision Cancer Analysis system can prioritize the importance of the existing mutations and direct for a better drug selection for a better patient care," said Prof. , a leading Israeli oncologist and the head of the Screening and Early Prevention Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer .

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  15. Market Report, "Fox Chase Cancer Center - Pharmaceuticals &...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... therapeutics, and immune cell development and host defense. The organization offers research in the areas of cancer genetics and signaling, cancer prevention and control, epigenetic, immune cell and host defense, molecular translational medicine and ...

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  16. CohBar Completes IPO To Develop Mitochondrial-Derived TherapeuticsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    CohBar, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on discovering mitochondrial-derived peptides and developing them into therapeutics, completed an Initial Public Offering of 11,250,000 units at a price of All units consist of one share of CohBar's common stock and one-half of one common stock purchase warrant. , Professor of Genetics and Director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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  17. Genome-wide search reveals Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KurzweilAI.net

    A new Princeton University study has identified more than 750 genes involved in long-term memory in the worm - part of research aimed at finding ways to retain cognitive abilities during aging, including compounds. The study takes a different approach than the recent ENIGMA study , which identified genetic mutations in humans related to brain aging.

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  18. Just Published: "Hemorrhagic Fever - Pipeline Review, H2 2014"Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Inc., Microbiotix, Inc., Myelo Therapeutics GmbH, NanoViricides, Inc., Navigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., NewLink Genetics Corporation, Novavax, Inc., Panacea Biotec Limited, Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Profectus BioSciences, Inc., Sarepta ...

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  19. Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KHGI

    FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, Jason Garcia, a field inspector with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, tests a sprayer that could be used in the future to spray pesticides to control mosquitos ... . FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito feeds on the arm of Emilio Posada, the Upper Keys supervisor for the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, in Key Largo, Fla.

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  20. Kingston father's liver can save only one twinRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CNews

    Johanne and Michael Wagner hold their adopted twin daughters Binh, left, and Phuoc, in their Kingston, ON, home on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2014. The twins suffer from a rare genetic disease that will be fatal unless they require liver transplants.

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