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  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Neuroscientists Identify Key Role Of Language GeneRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | BioSpace

    ... way of acting based on the cues around us," Graybiel says. Wolfgang Enard, a professor of anthropology and human genetics at Ludwig-Maximilians University in Germany, is also a senior author of the study, which appears in the Proceedings of the ...

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  2. Schizophrenia Not A Single Disease But Multiple Genetically Distinct...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | BioSpace

    ... the members of the orchestra are but how they interact." Cloninger, the Wallace Renard Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics, and his colleagues matched precise DNA variations in people with and without schizophrenia to symptoms in individual ...

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  3. Genes may decide why some people love musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Express India

    ... such as exposure to music or musical training," said co-author Dr Irma Jarvela from the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland. Although music and other forms of art can develop in diverse directions, they are linked to the ...

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  4. New cellular connection makes scientific historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Medical News Today

    ... a Senior Investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and a Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto. "We still want to know how a cell knows when to release the Fat protein into mitochondria, but ...

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  5. New gene research helps pinpoint prostate cancer riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | EurekAlert!

    Scientists could soon better predict a man's risk of getting prostate cancer after a worldwide team of researchers carried out the largest-ever analysis of the cancer's genetic biomarkers, reported in Nature Genetics today. QUT Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation's Dr Jyotsna Batra and Distinguished Professor Judith Clements, who led the Australian researchers in the large consortia of research hubs around the world, said the teams analysed more than 10 million genetic markers in 80,000 men.

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  6. How learning to talk is in the genesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | EurekAlert!

    ... to these early language skills." The study was carried out by an international team of scientists from the EArly Genetics and Lifecourse Epidemiology Consortium (EAGLE) and involved data from over 10,000 children. The study used data from five ...

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  7. Researcher develops, proves effectiveness of new drug for spinal muscular atrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    ... Element1 improve phenotype in SMA mouse models," was published in September 2014 in the Journal of Human Molecular Genetics . Graduate student Erkan Osman was the lead author. The study was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, a ...

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  8. Neuroscientists identify key role of language geneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    ... way of acting based on the cues around us," Graybiel says. Wolfgang Enard, a professor of anthropology and human genetics at Ludwig-Maximilians University in Germany, is also a senior author of the study, which appears in the Proceedings of the ...

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  9. New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | MedlinePlus

    ... are nearly three times more likely to develop prostate cancer, according to the study published Sept. 14 in Nature Genetics . The researchers also found the top 1 percent are nearly six times more likely to develop the disease. Looking ahead, the ...

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  10. Genetics reveals patients susceptible to drug-induced pancreatitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    ... on to develop pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas, which can be fatal. But in a study published in Nature Genetics , doctors have identified a group of patients whose genetic make-up means they are more than four times more likely to ...

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  11. Genes decide why some people love musicRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Nerve News

    ... affecting human evolution, brain function and civilisation, explained Irma Jarvela from the department of medical genetics at the University of Helsinki, Finland. The authors explained that extremes in musical aptitude (extreme capacity/no capacity) ...

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  12. Genetics and intelligence differences: five special findingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Molecular Psychiatry

    Correspondence: Professor R Plomin, King's College London, MRC Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre, PO80, Institute of Psychiatry, DeCrespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK. E-mail: robert.plomin@kcl.ac.uk Intelligence is a core construct in differential psychology and behavioural genetics, and should be so in cognitive neuroscience.

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  13. Researchers mark 25 years since CF gene foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | SooToday

    ... made the seminal discovery in collaboration with scientists at the University of Michigan. The science of human genetics was still in its infancy at that time. Pinpointing the mutated CFTR gene came about through painstaking mapping of bits of DNA ...

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  14. Schizophrenia Is a Hybrid of 8 DisordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Time

    ... is known to be about 80%. "What we've done here, after a decade of frustration in the field of psychiatric genetics, is identify the way genes interact with each other, how the 'orchestra' is either harmonious and leads to health, or disorganized in ...

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  15. Federation of Malaysia CreatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Free Dictionary

    ... in Malaysia is the 40,000 year old skull excavated from the Niah Caves in Borneo in 1958. A study of Asian genetics points to the idea that the original humans in Asia came from in Southeast Asia. The indigenous groups on the peninsula can be ...

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  16. Indiana inventor's game explores origins of lifeIndiana inventor's...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | The Town Talk

    ... new plastic iterations of his theories, including the "G-Ball," a psychedelic soccer ball that also focuses on our genetics. He's taken things into his own hands with new media, filming a commercial with young adults replacing their checkerboard ...

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  17. Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not oneSchizophrenia is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | News Herald

    ... Psychiatry. "We are really opening a new era of psychiatric diagnosis," says Cloninger, professor of psychiatry and genetics at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Cloninger says he hopes his work will "allow for the ...

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  18. Not for the squeamish: A peek into the autopsy roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Montreal Gazette

    ... children. Once upon a time, the autopsy was the golden standard. No one asked for permission. Now there are genetics, molecular testing, and sophisticated imaging and laboratory techniques to explore disease conditions. Some families refuse for ...

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  19. Alzheimer's Prevention for 30-Somethings With No SymptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Wall Street Journal

    ... race, family history and lifestyle, in addition to physiological markers such as inflammation, metabolism and genetics. During the session with Mr. Lugavere, Dr. Isaacson poses wide-ranging questions: Do you dream? What did you get on your SAT ...

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  20. Food type, not just calories, may play vital role in type 2 diabetes riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Food Industry

    ... linked to the risk of diabetes are dictated by what we eat and not just how much we eat, and that differences in genetics and the make-up of our intestinal microbiota are they drivers of type 2 diabetes. "We found that within-pair similarity is a ...

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