Chromosomes

Genetic researchers reverse signs of ageing in mice in 'unprecedented' study

Genetic researchers reverse signs of ageing in mice as they make hair grow back less grey and skin less wrinkled in 'unprecedented' study<p><b>University</b> …

Aging

Telomere Molecular Structure Impacts Telomere Health

An important discovery in telomere biology has been made by a team of Australian scientists, with implications for conditions ranging from cancer to …

Telomere

What will the Doctor order?

By Melissa Hogenboom<p>Our quest to understand how our genes work started in earnest in the mid-19th Century when a biologist and monk called Gregor Mendel came to a startling conclusion about the traits of plants. He crossed purple flowered pea plants with white ones, and found that all the resulting …

Genetics

Relationships of Long-term Smoking and Moist Snuff Consumption with a DNA Methylation Age Relevant Smoking Index: An Analysis in Buccal Cells | Nicotine & Tobacco Research

Introduction<p>Currently, there is no widely-accepted, non-self-report measure that simultaneously reflects smoking behaviors and is molecularly …

Oxford University Press

Tracking What We Know—And Don’t Know—About Human Heredity

Have you ever taken a peek at your family tree? If you trace back along those branches, you might discover some long ago celebrities, kings, and …

Genetics

Reality TV & Documentary: New Prime Time DNA Series

Casting a new prime time DNA series. Production states: "Could a DNA test help solve unanswered questions you have about your family? Renegade …

Reality TV

TEDxSanDiegoSalon | TED

Scientists from inside the laboratory to the outside world of applied biology will reveal the latest findings, insights and discoveries related to …

La Jolla

Fertility, DNA Studies and Disease Therapy Research on Station Today – Space Station

The Expedition 56 crew members continued their work Friday on more fertility research and microbe studies aboard the International Space Station. …

Space

Win a Trip to Travel Like Never Before - Based On Your DNA Results

• Instantly replay songs from the radio<br>• Unlimited skips<br>• Listen offline<br>• Create unlimited playlists<br>• Play millions of songs on demand

Playlist

Reversing wrinkled skin and hair loss in mice by restoring mitochondrial function

Article |<p>Open | Published: 20 July 2018<p>Bhupendra Singh,<br>• Trenton R. Schoeb,<br>• Prachi Bajpai,<br>• Andrzej Slominski &<br>• Keshav K. Singh<p><i>Cell Death & Disease</i><b>volume …

Google Scholar

CRISPR Defense Thwarted through Viral Cooperation | GEN

Gene editing using the CRISPR-Cas system has exploded with therapeutic potential over the last several years, and while researchers have begun to …

Biology

Viruses that attack bacteria have evolved to collaborate

THAT predators often hunt in packs is a commonplace. Wolves do it. Killer whales do it. Even <i>Velociraptor</i>, a species of dinosaur made famous by …

Biology

Weird new fruits could hit aisles soon thanks to gene-editing

Smooth or hairy, pungent or tasteless, deep-hued or bright: new versions of old fruits could be hitting the produce aisles as plant experts embrace cutting-edge technology, scientists say.<p>While researchers have previously produced plants with specific traits through traditional breeding techniques, …

Genetics

Establishment of environmentally sensitive DNA methylation states in the very early human embryo

• H. Okae,<br>• H. Chiba,<br>• H. Hiura,<br>• H. Hamada,<br>• A. Sato,<br>• T. Utsunomiya,<br>• H. Kikuchi,<br>• H. Yoshida,<br>• A. Tanaka,<br>• M. Suyama,<br>• T. Arima<p>, Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation …

Genetics

5 Cold Cases May Have Been Cracked Because of a Company's New DNA Technology

A tech company has come up with a new way to analyze DNA to solve old crimes and it's already showing results. Dr. Ellen Greytak at Parabon NanoLabs …

Genealogy

New training platform for big data analysis

Studies indicate that more than 95 percent of researchers in the life sciences are already working with big data or plan to do so—but more than 65 …

Tutorials

DNA evidence used to arrest suspect from 1992 cold case

DNA evidence from a piece of chewing gum and a water bottle helped Pennsylvania police arrest Raymond Rowe, also known as "DJ Freez," in connection with a 1992 cold case involving the death of 25-year-old Christy Mirack. WGAL's Beccah Hendrickson reports.

Cold Cases

Sloppy Government IP Protection Hinders Scientific Discovery

Intellectual property (IP) protection affects virtually every product under the sun. From the design of Adidas Shoes to the coding behind Microsoft …

Genetics

CRISPR gene editing possible without using a virus, scientists say

July 12 (UPI) -- Scientists have figured out a way to use genetically reprogram human immune cells without using viruses to insert DNA, as the CRISPR …

Genetics

This cat's a rare bird

A rare male tortoiseshell kitten is up for adoption at the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society.The vast majority of tortoiseshell cats are females, …

Siblings

Report: Scientists Conclude Editing DNA Of Babies 'Morally Permissible'

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook | Twitter<p><i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP)</i> — A council of scientists agree that genetically-altered human embryos are “morally …

Genetics

Differential methylation affects risk of MS

Specific variants of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) locus are heritable risk factors for the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS). However, …

Multiple Sclerosis

Genetically modified 'designer babies' might be ok, according to a top ethics council

• <b>A leading UK bioethics group called the Nuffield Council released a report saying that under certain circumstances, editing the DNA of human embryos</b> …

Genetics

Is Agriculture and Food Becoming CRISPR?

<i>Three researchers present findings on CRISPR gene editing at 2018 AAEA Annual Meeting</i><p>(PRWEB) July 19, 2018<p>In April, the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it would not regulate crops that were genetically edited any differently than crops developed using other methods. …

Genetics

Episode 20 - CRISPR freakouts, drug prices meet elections, and a busy earnings season

CRISPR

DNA tests show 3 brown bears killed in Eagle River not responsible for fatal mauling

DNA tests have revealed that the three brown bears shot and killed in the South Fork Eagle River Valley last week were not responsible for the two …

Bears

Curiosity — You Might Be Surprised How Much DNA Can Reveal...

We told you once about the CSI effect: the purported phenomenon where the technology that TV detectives use to solve their crimes tends to make …

CSI

First chromosomal analysis in Gymnarchus niloticus (Gymnarchidae: Osteoglossiformes): insights into the karyotype evolution of this ancient fish order | Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Osteoglossiformes is one of the most ancient (Early Triassic) groups of freshwater teleosts and has at least one representative on each continent of …

Biology

VC-backed Constellation Pharmaceuticals rolls out IPO

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based <b>Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc</b>, a developer of tumor-targeted and immuno-oncology therapies, has raised $60 million …

University of California

Mixed mRNA tails act like a shield that delays its shortening

Cells curb the amount of specific proteins at any desired time via the control of mRNA degradation. As mRNA nucleotides tail plays a role in this …

Biology