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Heart disease, neurodevelopmental problems linked to similar genes

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An NIH-funded study led ...

Prenatal smoking exposure effects stick around in genes

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A collaborative research team ...

People should shun universal dietary advice for personalized regimens

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. This Thanksgiving, before you ...

Non-invasive genetic screening safer alternative for prenatal tests

Douglas S. Rabin | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Peering into the human ...

Genetic tests makes prenatal health screenings safer, more reliable

Jeffrey S. Buguliskis | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As one of the ...

Tumors defy Darwinian selection, new research shows

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  New answers may have ...

What challenges does biosimilars manufacturing face?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  With the first U.S ...

Artificial blood vessels may help overcome challenges in organ transplantation

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Using sugar, silicone, and ...

New discovery challenges long-held model of DNA replication

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  It may be time ...

Newly-discovered gene controls stem cell production

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  A scientific team from ...

23andMe works with FDA, bets on science

Patricia Fitzpatrick Dimond | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Last week, privately held ...

Next-generation genome sequencing pushes clinical research

Ian Clift | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  When people talk about ...

Gene causes nearsightedness in bookworm kids

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Scientists at Columbia University ...

Electrical ‘switch’ in cells may keep cancer cells under control

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Research led by scientists ...

Artificial blood vessels synthesized to resist clotting

Researchers from ITMO University in Russia say they have developed artificial blood vessels that reportedly are not susceptible to blood ...

Mitochondrial dysfunction may play role in heart failure

While all cells in the body rely on metabolic pathways that take place within the mitochondria, the cells of some ...

CRISPR modifies human T cell genome, offering future AIDS therapy

Investigators from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have developed a new strategy to precisely modify human T cells using CRISPR/Cas9—implications ...

Doctors offer solutions on how to best regulate rising prices of cancer treatments

Alex Philippidis | 
Fifty years ago, the average monthly cost of a cancer therapy stood at $100 a month ($754.94 in today’s dollars). By 2013, ...

New genetic analysis technique could vastly improve success of pregnancy through IVF

Human embryos created for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, can be subjected to a new form of analysis and classified ...

Engineered yeast can potentially detect disease, build synthetic organs

Scientists at the University of Washington (UW) say they have engineered yeast cells (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) that can "talk" to one another, using ...

Researchers look into animal genomes in search of causes of human diseases

Precision medicine still struggles with a basic problem: understanding how genomic context can amplify or mute the effects of isolated mutations ...

CRISPR, yogurt bacteria reveal how microbe genomes evolve

Are there genome editing tools running around in that yogurt you’re eating? Don’t drop your spoon and start scraping your ...

National academies move to design regulations on germline editing

Alex Philippidis | 
The National Academies of Science (NAS) and National Academies of Medicine (NAM) have their work cut out for them as ...

National Academies gear up to discuss human gene editing implications

Alex Philippidis | 
The National Academies of Science (NAS) and National Academies of Medicine (NAM) have their work cut out for them as ...

Protein illuminates gene expression, may explain how tumors form

Scientists at York University in Toronto report that they discovered how living beings can keep gene expression in check. They ...
Embryonic stem cells

Court overturns EU ban on stem cell patents

Today the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that human embryonic stem cell patents could be allowed if organisms can't ...

Uses of CRISPR/Cas9 genome engineering expand to editing RNA

The CRISPR/Cas9 system, a powerful tool for genome engineering and gene regulation, has been thought to be incapable of targeting RNA ...

Return of bubonic plague sparks search for new vaccines

Patricia Fitzpatrick Dimond | 
Plague arrived in Europe like the opening of a Clive Cussler novel, on a ship of death carrying corpses of ...