DNA

Going against the grain

J Craig Venter, a biotechnologist and geneticist, who visited Beijing late last year to receive the VCANBIO Award for International Cooperation in …

Genes

How to Support Undermethylation

How do you support your body if you are an undermentylator?<p>If you’re new to methylation, it can get horribly complicated very quickly so here is a …

Methylation

Self-assembly of genetically encoded DNA-protein hybrid nanoscale shapes

A wide variety of DNA nanostructures have been assembled by folding long DNA single strands with short DNA staples. However, such structures …

Biology

Gene therapy: What personalized medicine means for you

From CNET Magazine: What if the next pill you took were tailored to your genetic makeup? That day is almost here.<p>Thuy Truong thought her aching back was just a pulled muscle from working out. But then came a high fever that wouldn't go away during a visit to Vietnam. When a friend insisted Truong, …

Oncogenomics

Aurora judge will decide if dog, once thought to be wolf hybrid, goes home

Denver7Capone was picked up after wandering into a neighbor’s yard in February.Capone the dog accused of being a wolf has lawyered up.An Animal Law …

Dogs

Association between clinically recorded alcohol consumption and initial presentation of 12 cardiovascular diseases: population based cohort study using linked health records

Fernández-Solà J. Cardiovascular risks and benefits of moderate and heavy alcohol consumption.Nat Rev Cardiol2015;356:576-87. …

Genes

Stem cell therapy to protect and repair the developing brain: a review of mechanisms of action of cord blood and amnion epithelial derived cells

Abstract<p>In the research, clinical, and wider community there is great interest in the use of stem cells to reduce the progression, or indeed repair …

Genes

After the epigenome: The epitranscriptome

After genetics, and epigenetics, the epitranscriptome might offer new answers to some diseases<p>Our genome is made up of 6,000 million pieces of DNA …

Epigenetics

B.C. man convicted of triple murder asks for new DNA testing of crime scene evidence

Dean Roberts was found guilty of 1995 murder of wife and twin boys after confessing in a Mr. Big sting<p>A Cranbrook man convicted of murdering his wife …

DNA Testing

The evolutionary and phylogeographic history of woolly mammoths: a comprehensive mitogenomic analysis

Article |<p>Open<p>Dan Chang<br>• , Michael Knapp<br>• , Jacob Enk<br>• , Sebastian Lippold<br>• , Martin Kircher<br>• , Adrian Lister<br>• , Ross D. E. MacPhee<br>• , Christopher Widga<br>• , Paul …

Genes

Delaware bill requires DNA submission before conviction

Delaware lawmakers are eyeing legislation requiring people who have been arrested for, but not convicted of, certain crimes to submit to DNA …

DNA Testing

New storage breakthrough stores 215 petabytes on one gram of DNA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>With so much new information being generated every day we’re already pushing the limits of today’s technologies, but now …

Life Sciences

#DNA: What’s the Deal?

It’s 2017. We’re three sequels into a massively successful movie franchise about the dangers of science without integrity. Rebooting and endlessly …

Genetics

Sanford Burnham Prebys scientist joins Rady Children's to fight pediatric brain cancer

Brain cancer researcher Robert Wechsler-Reya will run a program to find better treatments for pediatric brain cancers at Rady Children’s Hospital — …

DNA sequencing

Tracing Your Roots: I Am Black but Discovered I Have Jewish DNA

Test results show unexpected Ashkenazi heritage and raise the possibility that a family legend is true.<p><i>Editor’s note: This article was originally</i> …

Life Sciences

A DNA test upended everything I knew about my identity. Now who am I?

<i>Kati Marton’s latest book is “True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy.”</i><p>My daughter gave me a DNA-test kit for Christmas. I dutifully spat in the vial provided and mailed the contents to ancestry.com. A few days ago, I received the shocking result: I am half European Jewish, half Anglo-Irish. This …

DNA Testing

This Startup Will Sequence Your DNA, So You Can Contribute To Medical Research | Fast Company

But DNA sequencing is still far from mainstream. The number of people who have this level of insight into their genetic code is probably in the “five-digit range,” according to Leslie G. Biesecker of the National Human Genome Research Institute. Part of the problem is that many people are not aware …

Genetics

What Are Three-Parent Babies? UK Regulator Grants Licence For IVF Technique

Authorities in the U.K. on Thursday granted the country’s first-ever license to create babies using a “three-parent” in-vitro fertilization (IVF) …

Mitochondrial DNA

How to Hack the Genes That Impact Weight Loss & Metabolism

Something that never seemed fair: Two people can eat the same diet, but one gains weight, while the other doesn’t. Why? Gynecologist and aging and …

Genes

UK grants license to make babies using DNA from three people

LONDON — Britain's Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people to prevent women …

Mitochondrial DNA

New Report Identifies 16 Leading Companies in the CRISPR Market

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK and LONDON, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently discovered gene-editing tool known as CRISPR is generating huge buzz …

CRISPR

Cancer Evolution

Tumour progression is driven by a process of clonal evolution. The importance of this process has been increasingly recognized over the past decade: …

Genes

Eurofins Genomics US Announces Commercial Launch of Next Generation DNA Synthesis Service

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurofins Genomics, the pioneer of high-throughput oligonucleotide synthesis, announced the U.S. …

Genomics

Free online courses will teach anyone DNA sequencing

It's never been easier to learn how to code using online resources, and that's not limited to computer programming. You know what else is code? DNA, which scientists have been modifying in bacteria and embryos with increasing success over the years. Researchers from the Centre Recherches …

DNA sequencing

Here’s the first 3D glimpse of how DNA is packaged up in a single cell

The balled structure reveals organization, which is critical for gene activity.<p>In a first, researchers have worked out a way to unravel and model the …

Genetics

How Your Ancestors' Experiences And Choices Change Your DNA Today

New research adds another layer of complexity to the "nature versus nurture" debate.<p>In 1992, two scientists walked into a bar. Stepping outside just …

Epigenetics

BREAKING: Baby Siwaphiwe - DNA testing to determine identity of kidnapped baby

The paternity of kidnapped baby Siwaphiwe was thrust into the spotlight as her mother and the mother’s her secret lover appeared in the Durban …

DNA Testing

News24.com | DNA test to determine dad of hijacked one-month-old girl

A DNA test will be conducted to determine the paternity of the one-month-old baby girl abducted during a hijacking, the Durban Magistrate’s Court has …

DNA Testing

A DNA computer has a trillion siblings and replicates itself to make a decision

Think of a computer.<p>You’re probably imagining a smartphone or laptop, or even one of Google or Amazon’s huge server buildings if you’re in the know about the physical internet.<p>Those modern computers serve us well, but in the future, the word “computer” may conjure images of something much …

Life Sciences

The Diabetes Free System

Very Low Calorie Diet In Type 2 Diabetes (Newcastle University)<p>Type 2 diabetes mellitus is generally regarded as an irreversible chronic condition. …

Diabetes