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  1. Agilis Appoints Dr. James E. Darnell, Jr. of Rockefeller University to Scientific Advisory BoardRead the original story

    22 min ago | Business Wire

    Agilis Biotherapeutics, LLC , a synthetic biology-based company focused on developing DNA-based therapeutics for rare genetic diseases, announced today the addition of James E. Darnell, Jr., M.D., Vincent Astor Professor Emeritus of the Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology at the Rockefeller University and pioneer in RNA research, to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Darnell's scientific research has been recognized worldwide by numerous awards and membership in honorary societies for fundamental discoveries in the molecular biology of mammalian RNA and in cytokine control of transcription.

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  2. Estimation of Pairwise Relatedness With Molecular MarkersRead the original story

    25 min ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Applications of quantitative genetics and conservation genetics often require measures of pairwise relationships between individuals, which, in the absence of known pedigree structure, can be estimated only by use of molecular markers.

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  3. Variations in DNA elucidate molecular networks that cause disease.Read the original story

    27 min ago | CiteULike

    Identifying variations in DNA that increase susceptibility to disease is one of the primary aims of genetic studies using a forward genetics approach. However, identification of disease-susceptibility genes by means of such studies provides limited functional information on how genes lead to disease.

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  4. Proove Biosciences is Now Offering the Proove Pain Perception Genetic...Read the original story

    29 min ago | PRWeb

    We are tremendously excited to begin utilizing our research to help fill the knowledge gap between genetics and patient's pain perception with the Proove Pain Perception Test - Brian Meshkin, CEO, Proove Biosciences Proove Biosciences , the commercial and research leader in personalized medicine, is excited to announce a new genetic test built upon research from their published P.A.I.N. Study. The Proove Pain Perception Test will provide physicians with an objective way to understand theirs patient's pain and why pain tolerance levels are stratified between individuals.

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  5. Fat molecules influence form, function of key photosynthesis proteinRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | R & D

    A mysterious space within a protein critical to photosynthesis is filled with fat molecules that influence both the protein's architecture and electrical properties, according to two recent studies. Researchers studied the atomic structure of, and electrical interactions within, the cytochrome bf complex, a protein complex central to the transport of electrons within membranes of a plant cell, a critical step in photosynthesis.

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  6. Scientists discover new role estrogen plays in cancer growthRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | New York Daily News

    Scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign discovered that estrogen readies cells to divide, grow and, in some cases, resist breast cancer drugs. The researchers' work, published in the journal Oncogene, could help in the development of new breast cancer treatments and help determine which patients need the most intensive treatment.

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  7. Scientists identify which genes are active in muscles of men and womenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    If you want your doctor to know what goes wrong with your muscles because of age, disease or injury, it's a good idea to know what "normal" actually is. That's where a new research report published in the October 2014 issue of the FASEB Journal comes in.

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  8. MagneGas Signs Letter of Intent with Urban Fish FarmRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    When the waste water is properly treated, the resulting solution becomes an effective organic agricultural soil amendment that can be custom formulated for specific crops and turf. The partnering fish farm, with a patented process, is researching the benefits and test results of sterilizing their waste water with a MagneGas unit.

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  9. Promoting the positive effects of nutrition on healthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    The EU BIOCLAIMS project is identifying new ways of confirming the beneficial effects of nutrition, which could help food firms make positive health claims. Eating nutritious food is a key factor in healthy living, and in order to make informed choices, consumers need information on what they buy.

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  10. Cyto Study Manager Selected by Roche to Harmonize Genetic Toxicology Assay ProcessesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    Instem, a leading provider of IT solutions to the global early development healthcare market, announced today that Roche has selected their recently launched Cyto Study Manager software system to support their genetic toxicology research program. Developed by Perceptive Instruments , which is now operating as part of Instem , Cyto Study Manager integrates data acquisition, auditing, reporting and study management processes into a single intuitive system that greatly improves efficiencies while ensuring data integrity during genetic toxicology investigations.

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  11. Asthma symptoms kicking up? Check your exposure to air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to using marijuana, new research, involving mice and published in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, suggests that just because you can do it, doesn't mean that you should. That's becaus ... (Medical Xpress)-Brisbane ...

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  12. Nimbus Discovery Appoints Donald Nicholson, Ph.D. as Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Nimbus Discovery LLC, a biotechnology company discovering novel medicines against important, but previously inaccessible drug targets, today announced the appointment of Donald "Don" Nicholson, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Nicholson brings more than 25 years of experience as an entrepreneurial scientist and leader with a proven track record of creating and building therapeutic pipeline value.

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  13. Johnson & Johnson Bags SSF's Alios BioPharma For $1.7 Billion CashRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | BioSpace

    The acquisition will include Alios BioPharma's portfolio of potential therapeutics for viral infections including compound AL-8176, an orally administered antiviral therapy currently in Phase 2 studies for the treatment of infants with respiratory syncytial virus . "We are excited that this acquisition will enable us to explore treatment options for a number of viral infections, including RSV, the last of the major pediatric diseases with no available preventive therapy," said , M.D., Ph.D., Global Head, Research & Development, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

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  14. Myriad Set for Another RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    On Monday October 6th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will entertain oral argument in another case involving Myriad's BRCA1/BRCA2 diagnostic tests. In re BRCA1- and BRCA2- Based Hereditary Cancer Test Patent Litigation , Case Nos.

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  15. Cancer therapy: Driving cancer cells to suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... effects, and induces them to undergo programmed cell death," says Angelika Vollmar, Professor of Pharmaceutical Biology at LMU. The collaborative venture has led to the discovery of new class of chemical compounds, referred to as T8, which ...

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  16. On the trail of the truffle flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A group of German and French scientists under the direction of the Goethe University Frankfurt have discovered that the smell of white truffles is largely produced by soil bacteria which... FRANKFURT. Truffles, along with caviar, are among the most expensive foods in the world.

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  17. Adolescent exposure to thc may cause immune systems to go up in smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that early exposure to marijuana can affect immune system development, leading to immune-related diseases in adulthood When it comes to using marijuana, new research, involving mice and published in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology , suggests that just because you can do it, doesn't mean that you should. That's because a team of Italian scientists have found that using marijuana in adolescence may do serious long-term damage to the immune system.

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  18. Researchers get $5.25 million to advance nuclear technologies in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A team of environmental scientists and engineers, led by Clemson University associate professor Brian Powell, was awarded a three-year, $5.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to make a direct positive impact on South Carolina in the advancement of monitoring, remediation and disposal of radioactive contaminants. "Understanding the scientific and engineering needs for safely and adequately dealing with environmental aspects of nuclear technologies is imperative if South Carolina is to make a positive and meaningful contribution to the future of nuclear energy," said Powell.

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  19. Interesting Facts About Albino FerretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Buzzle.com

    The appearance of albino ferrets sets them apart from the other ferrets. They are even favored as pets because of this striking appearance.

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  20. Red Hair, Blue Eyes, and Other Genetic Mutations in HumansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Buzzle.com

    In any given species, the genetic makeup is uniform across a population. The attributes that differentiate one individual from another arise from variations in the genome.

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