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Can we identify the genes responsible for developmental delay in children?

Greg Cooper | 
Developmental delay affects 1-2% of children worldwide. Symptoms often associated with developmental delay include impaired cognition, failure to meet developmental ...

“Embryonic” chimeras may solve critical organ shortage

Davy Falkner | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The idea of a ...

Rare genetic diseases give insight into normal human physiology

Nicholas Heng | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Rare diseases play a ...

Cancer drug trials lead to discovery of ‘epigenetic survival response’

Brian Turner, John Halsall | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The natural world has ...

After 150 years, Mendelian genetics still unchallenged by biology

Catherine Potenski | 
Using the garden as a genetics laboratory, Gregor Mendel could manipulate and select for certain traits to formulate and test ...

Italian researchers explore how GE could improve the taste of wine

The following is an edited excerpt. A gene expression study of grapevine berries grown in different Italian vineyards has highlighted ...