Genetics

Sturgeon Genome Sequenced

Sometimes referred to as the "the Methuselah of freshwater fish," sturgeons and their close relatives are very old from an evolutionary point of view. Fossils indicate that sturgeons date back 250 million years and have changed very little during...
Related topics: Fossils, Paleontology

Read More →

Researchers Find Way To Improve Cancer Outcomes By Examining Patients' Genes

Genetics researchers say a new approach could benefit all sorts of serious health conditions, and they're urging scientists to quickly pluck 'low hanging fruit' for the benefit of patients.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

Read More →

Fantastic Voyages, A Simulated Tascam Portastudio, And A Voice From Isolation

From his machines’ novel ideas like neural network distortion to AV installation made from DNA, Giorgio Sancristoforo is a defiant, powerful musical voice – coming to us from deep in pandemic quarantine. David Abravanel reports for...
Related topics: DNA

Read More →

Newly Discovered Enzyme “square Dance” Helps Generate Dna Building Blocks

How do you capture a cellular process that transpires in the blink of an eye? Biochemists at MIT have devised a way to trap and visualize a vital enzyme at the moment it becomes active — informing drug development and revealing how biological...
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries, DNA

Read More →

Hidden Messages In Protein Blueprints

Scientists have identified a new control mechanism that enables stem cells to adapt their activity in emergency situations. For this purpose, the stem cells simultaneously modify the blueprints for hundreds of proteins encoded in the gene...
Related topics: Proteins

Read More →

Do Gene Mutations Explain Covid-19 Cases In The Young?

MONDAY, March 30, 2020 -- Genetic mutations that put some younger people at high risk for severe illness from the new coronavirus will be investigated in an international study. Plans call for enrolling 500 patients worldwide who are under age 50,...
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Cell And Gene Therapy Startup Elevatebio Raises $170 Million

While economic conditions and the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic may not make for the best atmosphere for raising funding, some companies are still announcing round closures with significant money committed. Cambridge-based ElevateBio, for...
Related topics: Startup

Read More →

Rheumatic Diseases: The Cost Of Survival During The Little Ice Age

A study by the Human Evolutionary Biology Group at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country provides clues about the prevalence of a certain genetic profile in the European population.
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Scientists Have Identified At Least Eight Different Coronavirus Strains Spreading Across The World

There are now at least eight different strains of the coronavirus circling the globe, say scientists who are tracking the mutations in real time to see exactly how the deadly virus is spreading. As the New York Post reported, researchers are...

Read More →

Gene Mutation Enhances Cognitive Flexibility In Mice, Nih Study Suggests

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered in mice what they believe is the first known genetic mutation to improve cognitive flexibility–the ability to adapt to changing situations. The gene, KCND2, codes for a protein...
Related topics: Medical Research, Proteins

Read More →

National Geographic: “why We Won’t Avoid A Climate Catastrophe”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert thinks a climate catastrophe is inevitable, but seems even more worried that through technology and genetic engineering humans will find a way to escape the consequences. Why we won’t avoid...

Read More →

Best Dna Test In 2020: 23andme, Ancestrydna And More Compared - Cnet

Looking for the best DNA test kit from the best testing services available to buy now? Here are your top options.
Related topics: DNA, DNA Test

Read More →

The Coronavirus Outbreak Has Officially Been Labeled A Pandemic...

The coronavirus outbreak has officially been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization, potentially grinding the global economy to a halt. Yet every step of the way, the Trump administration’s response has been to deny, blame, obfuscate,...

Read More →

Important To Remember Now: We Are One People

A few weeks before the existential pandemic hit us, my oldest daughter purchased a DNA kit for me from a popular genealogical internet site. I sent in my specimen and a short time later the laboratory emailed a report with page upon page listing...
Related topics: DNA

Read More →

Scientists Create Triple-threat Genetic Toolkit For Producing Eco-friendly Chemicals

Researchers have developed a triad of innovative tools to engineer low-pH-tolerant yeast Issatchenkia orientalis for production of valuable bioproducts from renewable biomass.

Read More →

Dna Riddle Unravelled: How Cells Access Data From 'genetic Cotton Reels'

With so much genetic information packed in such a tiny space, how cells access DNA when it needs it is something of a mystery. Research has now revealed the role played by motor protein CHD4 that allows the DNA to remodel when the information is...
Related topics: DNA, Proteins

Read More →

Gene Mutation Enhances Cognitive Flexibility In Mice

Researchers have discovered in mice what they believe is the first known genetic mutation to improve cognitive flexibility -- the ability to adapt to changing situations.
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries

Read More →

The Genetic Quest To Understand Covid-19

The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 is now likely to become the fifth endemic coronavirus in humans. Scientists are working to decipher its genome to help us stop other coronaviruses entering the human population.

Read More →

Completely New Antibiotic Resistance Gene Has Spread Unnoticed To Several Pathogens

Aminoglycoside antibiotics are critically important for treating several types of infections with multi-resistant bacteria. A completely new resistance gene, which is likely to counteract the newest aminoglycoside-drug plazomycin, was recently...
Related topics: Antibiotics, Bacteria, Medical Research

Read More →

Measuring Uv-c For About $5

Looking to sterilize something? Give it a good blast of the old UV-C. Ultraviolet radiation in the shortest wavelength band breaks down DNA and RNA, so it’s a great way to kill off any nasties that are lurking. But how much UV-C are you using?...
Related topics: DNA

Read More →
What is noozilla?
Noozilla is an independent news aggregation service with a categorization engine that categorizes millions of news stories by subject.