Claire Burstow

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About half of kids' learning ability is in their DNA, study says

You may think you're better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you're probably equally good (or bad) at both. The reason: The genes that determine a person's ability to tackle one subject influence their aptitude at the other, accounting for about half of a …

Genetics

DNA project 'to make UK world genetic research leader'

<b>A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.</b><p>Prime Minister David Cameron has said it "will see the UK lead the world in genetic research within years".<p>The first genetic codes of people with cancer or rare diseases, out of a …

Genetics

Chemotherapy Could Be Obsolete In 20 Years Thanks To This DNA Mapping Project

By the time children born today reach adulthood, invasive drugs and their devastating side-effects, will have been replaced by sophisticated medicines that can fix individual faulty genes, according to those behind the project.<p>Britain is the first country in the world to embark on a program to map …

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February 28, 1953: Watson and Crick discover chemical structure of DNA

On this day in 1953, Cambridge University scientists James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick announce that they have determined the double-helix …

Genetics

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