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‘Ridiculously Healthy’ Elderly Have the Same Gut Microbiome as Healthy 30 Year-Olds

A new study reports a direct correlation between health and gut bacteria in older people. Researchers report healthy elderly people have similar …


How an otherwise harmless virus can trigger celiac disease

Genetics isn't everything<p>The Karelia regions of Finland and Russia are remarkably similar. They have unique architecture, they share a common heritage and genes, and speak similar dialects. But if you live on the Finnish side, you'll have around ten times as many neighbors with celiac disease.<p>And …

RNA interference (RNAi): by Nature Video


Generation and action of siRNAs and miRNAs

The New England Journal of Medicine

RNAi Inhibitor of PCSK9 — NEJM

High LDL cholesterol is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Reducing circulating PCSK9 levels with PCSK9 antibodies has been shown to …

Medical Journals

UK Prime Minister Opens New Sequencing Centre

Today (21st November) Genomics England, Illumina, and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute hosted the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, at the opening …

Illumina's new machine may bring the cost of genome sequencing to under $100

The cost to sequence your genome might soon be cheaper than a night out in New York City. Illumina — a DNA sequencing company — unveiled a machine …

New York City