DNA

DNA Could Power the Hard Drives of the Future

via pixabay.com/lisichik<p>So we all know DNA stores the code that makes us… well… possible, right? Those Gs, Ts, Cs and As might not seem like much, …

Life Sciences

Ten years on, DNA on Coke can leads to arrest over $200,000 jewellery heist

A discarded can of Coca-Cola left behind from a low level break-in more than a decade ago helped Australian police catch the criminal behind a …

Crime

Blood Tests and Milkshakes: Can This Weird DNA Diet Make You Healthier?

I test-drove a meal plan based on my bio-data, including my DNA, bloodwork, and metabolic rate. Is “scientific wellness” the true path to healthy living?<p>Every decade or so, fitness aficionados swear by a new health fad. These days, it’s all about intermittent fasting and low-carb meals–with the …

Life Sciences

Ancestry.com denies exploiting users' DNA

<b>A leading genealogy service, Ancestry.com, has denied exploiting users' DNA following criticism of its terms and conditions.</b><p>The US company's DNA testing service has included a right to grant Ancestry a "perpetual" license to use customers' genetic material.<p>A New York data protection lawyer spotted …

DNA Testing

Indian Republican Is Going for Elizabeth Warren's Senate Seat. And He Just Threw Down a DNA Challenge...

The 2018 Senate Races are still more than a year out, but candidates are already in pre-campaign mode.<p>One such candidate, V.A. Shiva, is an Indian …

DNA Testing

DNA Sequencing Platform to Receive NIH Funding | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>[Source: jro-grafik/fotolia]<p>×<p>SomaGenics announced it will receive a Phase I grant from NIH’s National Human Genome Research …

DNA sequencing

Ancient DNA evidence shows hunter-gatherers and farmers were intimately linked

In human history, the transition from hunting and gathering to farming is a significant one. As such, hunter-gatherers and farmers are usually …

Ancient DNA

4 lb 3 oz roach nudges British record!

A RECORD-NUDGING 4 lb 3 oz roach plus an amazing catch of SIX over 3 lb means a British best is well on the cards.<p>The colossal roach fell just one …

DNA Testing

New endometriosis research reveals wider array of genetic links to disease

Researchers, co-led by University of Queensland academics, discover five additional DNA sections for disease affecting one in 10 Australian women<p>Researchers are one step closer to identifying genes linked to a gynaecological disease affecting one in 10 Australian women.<p>A global study into the …

Research

What are our genes really telling us? The answer is far from clear

<i>Jonathan Weiner is the author of “The Beak of the Finch,” which won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, and “Time, Love, Memory,” among other books. He teaches at Columbia Journalism School.</i><p>Here are two new books vying for our attention, “The Gene Machine” and “DNA Is Not Destiny.” One …

Opinion

OpGen to Present Advancements in Antibiotic Susceptibility and Whole Genome Sequencing at ASM Microbe 2017

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OpGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPGN) today announced that data on its Acuitas® Rapid Test in development and …

Life Sciences

In fruit fly and human genetics, timing is everything: Scientists show how DNA is accessed and used during the journey to maturation in fruit flies, and what this might mean to our understanding of how cancers arise

Scientists show how DNA is accessed and used during the journey to maturation in fruit flies, and what this might mean to our understanding of how …

Biology

HIV-AIDS Cure News 2017: Gene-Editing Research Could Mean One Step Closer to Permanently Curing HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) – the virus that causes AIDS – is one of mankind's sneakiest biological nemeses. At present, HIV requires lifetime …

CRISPR

China expands DNA data grab in troubled western region

Alarms raised over suspected efforts to collect massive numbers of genetic samples from citizens.<p>Police in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, …

Life Sciences

Tech Leaders Say You Could Be Storing Data in Your DNA in the Next 10 Years

Data and DNA<p>Microsoft executives have revealed that they aim to have a “proto-commercial” DNA data storage system available in three years and hope …

Life Sciences

54-year-old’s dreams of finding the truth about her paternity shattered as DNA test proves inconclusive

Jeremy Kyle guest Julie was left devastated when a DNA shattered her dreams of finally finding out the identity of her dad at the age of 54.<p>Ken's …

DNA Testing

3 Top Dividend Stocks in Gene Sequencing

Looking for dividend stocks in the gene sequencing field? Check out General Electric, Roche, and Quest Diagnostics.<p>Many people don't realize just how …

Stocks

Your Intelligence Genes: 52 and Counting

A new study finds 52 genes that are related to intelligence — a rousing success in a field that has often struggled to find correlations between …

Genes

Study finds new genetic clues to psoriasis

A study by the University of Michigan has identified new genetic pathways and potential treatment targets for psoriasis.

Genes

Prenatal Carrier Screening Testing for Genetic Disorders

Be at the forefront of genetic<br>screening advancements<p>with NGS Technology based<p>Claria Carrier Screening Test<p>Be at the forefront of genetic<br>screening …

Genetics

Ohio high court allows direct appeal of rejected DNA testing

The Ohio Supreme Court is allowing offenders sentenced to death to appeal directly to the high court when an application for DNA testing is …

DNA Testing

Who Owns Your Genetic Data After a Home DNA Test?

What stories does your saliva tell?fredmantel/thinkstock.com AncestryDNA’s pitch to consumers is simple enough. For $99, the company will analyze a …

Life Sciences

Is Intelligence Genetic?

Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what extent it is genetic, are some of the most controversial questions in science. But now a new study …

Genes

Researchers find dozens of genes associated with measures of intelligence

Lots of genes, but a cumulatively small impact.<p>We don't know a lot about the biological basis of our mental abilities—we can't even consistently …

Genes

Evolution could push back against CRISPR gene editing of insects to stop Zika and malaria

Research published [May 2017] suggests that gene editing, a revolutionary cut-and-paste technology that allows bespoke adjustments to an organism’s …

CRISPR

The DNA detective helping to reunite families

<b>A man left abandoned as a baby in a cinema toilet 61 years ago has tracked down his siblings with the help of a so-called "DNA detective". But what do they do?</b><p>"There's an analogy I like to use: I can crack any safe, some will just take longer than others," Julie Bell tells the Victoria Derbyshire …

Life Sciences

When Is Invitae Diagnosed As Oversold?

InVitae is one of the fastest growing genetic testing companies with over 20,000 genes in its diagnostic library.<p>NVTA next-generation sequencing …

Stocks

Making Sure Of The Chemistry In Chemical Biology

There are a lot of interesting and useful experiments you can do to test interactions with DNA in the living cell. Chromatin Immunoprecipitation …

Biology

52 genes associated with intelligence discovered

Anytime discussion of a genetic basis behind intelligence comes up we immediately enter a minefield of social and ethical controversies. What …

Genes

Gay dads forced to give back ‘their’ baby after DNA test shock: ‘It’s as if somebody died’

Two Dutch gay meTwo Dutch gay men are ordered to give back their two-week-old baby to her surrogate mother.

DNA Testing