DNA

Cranial Deformation As An Indicator For Cultural Membership

Led by Ron Pinhasi from the University of Vienna, Austria and Mario Novak from the Institute for Anthropological Research in Zagreb, Croatia the study combines bioarchaeological isotopic and ancient DNA methods to analyze the dietary patterns, sex,...
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High-precision Technique Stores Cellular “memory” In Dna

Using a technique that can precisely edit DNA bases, MIT researchers have created a way to store complex “memories” in the DNA of living cells, including human cells. The new system, known as DOMINO, can be used to record the intensity,...
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23andme Dna Test Kit On Sale For £50 Off On Amazon

TL;DR: The reliable 23andMe Health + Ancestry DNA test kit is on sale for £99 on Amazon, saving you £50 on list price. The Amazon "End of Summer Sale" has only just begun, but the deals are already coming in thick and fast. This is the...
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Scientists Attempt Controversial Experiment To Edit Dna In Human Sperm Using Crispr

NPR visited the only lab in the world known to be trying to use the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to modify the DNA in human sperm. If successful, it could be used to prevent genetic disorders.(Image credit: Elias Williams for NPR)
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Dna Sequencing, Research, And Big Money

(MedPage Today) -- Kevin Campbell, MD, wonders: how secure is your genetic data?
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Environmental Dna Proves The Expansion Of Invasive Crayfish Habitats

Environmental DNA (eDNA) has successfully proven the presence of invasive crayfish in almost all the small streams around Lake Akan in Japan, suggesting that eDNA analysis is an efficient and highly sensitive method to assess the distribution of...
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Cancer Patient Says Question Could Save Lives: 'do You Have Eastern European Jewish Ancestry?'

Her advanced ovarian cancer could almost certainly have been prevented if she'd gotten a DNA test in time and had surgery, says the leader of a nonprofit focused on risks of BRCA mutations, especially for Ashkenazi Jews.
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New Rapid Dna Test To Diagnose Chlamydia Infection In Koalas

A new DNA test to detect chlamydia infection in koalas which can be run in the field and gives on-the-spot results within 30 minutes has been developed in a research collaboration between researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT)...
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Researchers Show How Age Can Damage Dna

As cells age, they accumulate signs of DNA damage. Breaks in both strands of the DNA molecule are especially toxic and have been linked to ... Read more
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Shedding Light On The Reaction Mechanism Of Puva Light Therapy For Skin Diseases

Physical chemists have clarified which chemical reactions take place during PUVA therapy. The therapy involves light-induced damage to the DNA of diseased cells.
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Vertical Landfills And Dna Storage Towers: 6 Wild Concepts For Tomorrow’s Skyscrapers

Supertall buildings don’t just have to be places for people to live and work. Futuristic concepts imagine skyscrapers as landfills, forests, data storage towers, and even permanent refugee camps. Skyscrapers are typically places for people...
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Lighting Up Proteins With Immuno-saber

Researchers have developed a new DNA-nanotechnology-based approach called Immuno-SABER, that combines the protein targeting specificity of commonly available antibodies with a DNA-based signal-amplification strategy that enables the highly...
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The Secret Way China Built Stealth Fighters (thanks To F-35 'dna')

Task and Purpose Technology, Asia Stolen...DNA. In 2007, Lockheed Martin dealt with something of a cyber Ocean’s 11 when Chinese hackers stole technical documents related to the development of the F-35.  On August 1st of last year, China...
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Scientists Uncover Mystery Of Dna Methylation

All species mark their DNA with methyl groups. This is done to regulate gene expression, distinguish indigenous DNA from foreign DNA, or to mark old DNA strands during replication. Methylation is carried out by certain enzymes called...
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Stealth Dna: The F-21 Might Just Have The 'bones' Of An F-22 And F-35

Dario Leone Security, We explain. Stealth DNA? The F-16 for India is now designated as F-21. According to Lockheed Martin, the F-21 is specifically configured for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and provides unmatched ‘Make in India’...
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Door-to-door Thieves Are Using Dna Tests To Scam You

Scammers are now peddling brochures that offer genetic screening for cancer prevention, reportedly for free to those on Medicare.       
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Top U.s. Medical Centers Roll Out Dna Sequencing Clinics For Healthy Clients

Patients can pay hundreds to thousands of dollars to screen for genetic health risks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Op-ed: A Dna Test Told Me My Dad Was A Sperm Donor. Learning This As An Adult Upended My Life

Learning I was donor-conceived changed the story about why I was different from my family. Anonymous egg and sperm donation should be outlawed in the U.S.
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Early Activity In Pancreatic Cancer With New Drug

(MedPage Today) -- Median survival of 21.7 months with DNA repair inhibitor plus chemoradiation
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The Best Pet Tech Products For 2019

Pet-centric tech has come a long way in the past decade. From self-cleaning litter boxes to DNA tests designed to trace your pup's ancestry through the ages, here is some of the best pet tech available.
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