Breaking the genome bottleneck

The genomic data generated from next-generation sequencing machines doesn't amount to much more than alphabet soup if it's not subjected ...

Advanced genetic screening method may speed vaccine development

Vaccines remain the best line of defense against deadly pathogens and now Kathryn Sykes and Stephen Johnston, researchers at Arizona ...
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Genetic literacy poor in primary care

Despite early predictions of huge public demand for direct-to-consumer genetic testing, it’s safe to say personal genetic data isn’t clogging ...

Cloning teeth! Medicine’s next big thing?

Nearly 70 percent of adults age 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth, and by age 74, ...
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Cleveland Clinic to open personalized medicine center

Cleveland Clinic has become the latest to jump into the hot field of personalized medicine, announcing plans to open a ...
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Give stem cells ‘A’

Almost halfway through a $600 million state program supporting stem cell research, eight medical schools around New York are reporting ...

Study reveals dynamic changes in gene regulation in human stem cells

Last year, this team reported recurrent changes in the genomes of human pluripotent stem cells as they are expanded in ...
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Agrimovie series: Genetically modified food

Toad Pear raises some good points. Almost all the food we grow is a modification of ‘natural’ foods – plants ...
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Synthetic DNA is tomorrow’s medicine

An international team of researchers has created revolutionary proteins that can copy synthetic genetic material – the so-called XNA (Xeno-Nucleic ...
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Jews are an ancient Middle Eastern ‘tribe’, genes reveal

In his new book, “Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People,” Harry Ostrer, a medical geneticist and professor at ...
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