DNA

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

The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare within AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulnerable to disruption, including …

Artificial Intelligence

Recurrent loss of heterozygosity correlates with clinical outcome in pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer

Article |<p>Open | Published: 20 July 2018<p>Ben Lawrence,<br>• Cherie Blenkiron ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-0217-3808,<br>• Kate Parker,<br>• Peter Tsai,<br>• Sandra …

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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

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

The truth about intelligence: What makes someone smarter than others?

One reason people may find discussing intelligence uncomfortable is the belief that it is something you are born with and so you can do nothing to …

Genetics

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

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

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

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

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

CRISPR-based tool maps gene function in human cells

UC San Francisco scientists have used a high-throughput CRISPR-based technique to rapidly map the functions of nearly 500 genes in human cells, many …

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

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

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

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The Man Who's Editing Genes To Make Cows Hornless

Dehorning cattle is one of the most difficult parts of farming, but a scientist called Dan Carlson might soon change this predicament.<p>The venue's …

Donald Trump

CRISPR gene editing possible without using a virus, scientists say

Scientists have figured out a way to genetically reprogram human immune cells without using viruses to insert DNA.

Genetics

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

CRISPR

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

How California's sea stars are evolving past a devastating pandemic

What Schiebelhut and Dawson think happened is that certain versions of genes were selected, becoming more common because they conferred protection …

Research

'We want to be first': NZ Scientists make gains in fruit DNA

New Zealand scientists say they can use a plant's own DNA to change the look, feel and texture of its fruit.<p>Currently, produce like potatoes and …

New Zealand

Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model

A gene mutation causes wrinkled skin and hair loss; turning off that mutation restores the mouse to normal appearance.<p>BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Wrinkled …

hair loss

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

Effect of genetic factors on nutrition: The genes are not to blame

Individualized dietary recommendations based on genetic information are currently a popular trend. A team has systematically analyzed scientific …

Nutrition

Noble xenon wears a crown

Microbial Ecology<p>Michael A. Funk<p>Microbes are thought to contribute to chemical processes that occur during hydraulic fracturing of shale. How these …

Neuroscience

DNA Modification - Carrie Gordon Earll - Focus on the Family

Florida

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 …

Chromosomes

Domain-focused CRISPR screen identifies HRI as a fetal hemoglobin regulator in human erythroid cells

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

Prenatal Development

Poll: Huge GOP majority backs Trump's Putin performance

82a53e6e-0f7e-4502-bcdc-50b68bfdbb3b<p>content<p>North Korea's next …

Health Care