DNA

If you've always wanted to do an AncestryDNA kit, now's your chance — they're 40% off for Black Friday

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Many of us have some idea of our family's …

Genealogy

Black Friday Deal: 23andMe DNA Test - Health + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service

Go beyond your family tree to uncover ancestry markers in your DNA, with a genetic testing kit that you can use at home. The 23andMe DNA Test is …

Chromosomes

Next Generation Sequencing Market Dynamics, Forecast, Analysis and Supply Demand 2017-2025

Next generation sequencing is defined as a process of DNA sequencing decide the exact order of nucleotides inside a DNA molecule. Next generation …

Chromosomes

Test your DNA at a pharmacy? Now you can

MyDNA project will allow pharmacists to determine which medications will work best for patients<p>A new DNA test being offered at select Canadian …

Molecular Biology

The Potential Of CRISPR Gene Editing, Explained In Five Minutes

DNA Strand<p>CRISPR gene editing is big news in the science world - but cutting DNA isn't all it can do.<p>If your brain turns to mush at the idea of …

Genetics

Webinar | CRISPR unleashed: New tools and applications in live-cell imaging

The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system has been a boon for researchers, enabling them to manipulate a broad range of genomes quickly and accurately. …

Genetics

WADA's 2016 Anti-Doping Testing Figures Through the Lens of Nordic Sport

“Play True” is the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) outward appeal to athletes, coaches, doctors, a myriad of handlers and advisers, and, …

Cross-country Skiing

CRISPR Can Now Hitch a Ride on Nanoparticles to Battle Disease

It started like any other day. Dr. Hao Yin walked into the lab at MIT, ready to check on his transgenic mice. He had no idea he was about to make …

Genetics

Is It Safe To Have Personal DNA Testing?

DNA consulting and testing has become a popular trend with many health-conscious people. The primary purpose of this technology is to help people …

Molecular Biology

Viral sidekick allows CRISPR to reliably edit neuron DNA

A new trick involving a virus gives the CRISPR enzyme system the ability to edit the genome of a neuron more predictably than was previously …

Genetics

DNA Daily Brief: Teamm8

Share Email<p>The classic Super Low Black briefs designed purely to accentuate your abs, just take a look at this pic, the before shot you can barely …

Chromosomes

We are funding research on innovative uses of low-coverage genome sequencing.

Apply here<p>The key technology that powers Gencove is our low-coverage whole genome sequencing assay, which we use as a replacement for genotyping …

Scientific Research

Learning Your Genetic Information Can Change the Way You See Yourself

We’re taught that our genes can explain just about everything about us — what we look like, our personalities, our interests, our fears and, of …

Molecular Biology

Revolutionary imaging technique uses CRISPR to map DNA mutations

A team of scientists led by Virginia Commonwealth University physicist Jason Reed, Ph.D., have developed new nanomapping technology that could …

Medicine

DNA nanomapping using CRISPR-Cas9 as a programmable nanoparticle

Article |<p>Open<p>Andrey Mikheikin,<br>• Anita Olsen,<br>• Kevin Leslie,<br>• Freddie Russell-Pavier,<br>• Andrew Yacoot,<br>• Loren Picco,<br>• Oliver Payton,<br>• Amir Toor,<br>• Alden Chesney,<br>• James …

PubMed

How Congress Is Trying To Sell Your DNA

More From Lenny Letter No. 113<p>3 articles<p>I Filmed My First Nude Scene At 50 and Loved It<p>Following in a Sociopathic Parent's Path<p>Jennifer N. R. …

Conan O'Brien

Infectious diseases: CTRL + ALT + delete

Sandia joins gene editing safety project<p>LIVERMORE, Calif.-- Gene editing is revolutionizing the bioscience research landscape and holds great promise …

Genetics

Buzz Off: Genetic Edit Could 'Defuse' Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes' stinging bites are irritating and itchy, but they can also be dangerous. From malaria, to dengue, to yellow fever, to Zika, …

Science

Researchers identify mutation that causes bad teeth in Samoyed dogs

A mutation in a gene called SCL24A4 that causes enamel hypoplasia, or poorly formed enamel of the teeth in Samoyed dogs has been identified by …

Research

Nucleic acid purification from plants, animals and microbes in under 30 seconds

1. Ward E, Foster SJ, Fraaije BA, McCartney HA. Plant pathogen diagnostics: immunological and nucleic acid-based approaches. Ann Appl Biol. 2004;145: …

Biology

The main switch

During differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to cardiomyocytes, the three-dimensional folding of the DNA reorganizes itself. This reorganization …

Neuroscience

What To Consider Before Taking A 23andMe Test

You might not want to know all of your health results.<p>I stared at the email announcing “Your 23andMe results are ready” for several minutes before I had the courage to uncover my genetic health and ancestry secrets.<p>I was excited to discover whether I was predisposed to be lactose intolerant or …

Alzheimer's Disease

I paid $300 for DNA-based fitness advice and all I got was junk science

Consumer-genomics company Helix promises insights so you can live your best life — but it’s little more than genetic astrology<p>In January of this year, I decided I would complete a half-marathon. I would push my body to the limit and be reborn as my best self. For months, I woke up at 6 to run …

Life Sciences

You've Heard All About CRISPR Gene Editing—Here's How It Works

Gene editing is in the news a lot these days, but what is it exactly? Gene editing is the process of making precise and permanent changes to living …

Molecular Biology

Spit Test May Help Reveal Concussion Severity

A little spit may help predict whether a child's concussion symptoms will subside in days or persist for weeks.<p>A test that measures fragments of genetic material in saliva was nearly 90 percent accurate in identifying children and adolescents whose symptoms persisted for at least a month, according …

News

Genomic consequences of intensive inbreeding in an isolated wolf population

Article<p>Marty Kardos,<br>• Mikael Åkesson,<br>• Toby Fountain ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-5501-4691,<br>• Øystein Flagstad,<br>• Olof Liberg,<br>• Pall Olason,<br>• Håkan Sand,<br>• Petter …

PubMed

A Gene Scan Study of RPE65 in Chinese Patients with Leber Congenital Amaurosis.

Byline: Jing. Liu, Juan. Bu<p>Background: Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) is a visual disease<br>which is caused by RPE65 mutations and results in retinal …

Life Sciences

BTS Make Their U.S. TV Debut With DNA At The 2017 AMAs! Watch HERE!

The <b>BTS</b> fans are gonna love this one.<p>The popular South Korean boyband performed <i>DNA</i> at the <b>American Music Awards</b>, and well, it was something.<p>We're …

American Music Awards

Which DNA Ancestry Test Should You Take?

<i>Are you wondering what is the best ancestry DNA test? I have taken two of the most popular ones, and in this post, I will share what I liked, what I</i> …

Life Sciences

Scientists found an entire herpes genome hiding in fish DNA - Salon.com

Your skin is covered in bacteria. There’s an entire biome in your gut. There’s probably a rat somewhere in your apartment. Every inch a niche.<p>This goes for your genome, too. It’s easy to imagine that your genes are clean, orderly, and easily known. Companies like 23andme and Ancestry.com make their …

Molecular Biology