Genes

Edward Norton Good Genes or Good Docs?

The first rule of <b>Edward Norton</b>'s good looks is you do not talk about Edward Norton's good looks.<p>Here's a 27-year-old version of the "<b>Fight Club</b>" …

Edward Norton

Hundreds of autism genes found to be triggered by a single key protein

Despite some exciting recent advances in early detection methods, autism spectrum disorder is still a frustratingly mysterious and elusive condition. …

Autism

‘Lamarck’s Revenge’ Review: Inheriting the Wrong Ideas

Epigenetic changes explain, in part, why even identical twins can differ from each other.<p>By<p>John Hawks<p>Jean-BaptisteLamarck (1744-1829) formulated the first real theory of biological evolution, in which organisms acquired traits directly from adapting to the environments they faced and passed those …

Genetics

Young Innovators: U of S researchers uncover insect-resistant genes in wheat

A recent PhD graduate at the University of Saskatchewan is among the first researchers worldwide to apply the groundbreaking sequencing of the bread …

Genetics

The nightmarishly complex wheat genome finally yields to scientists

Researchers finally finish sorting through the crop's six sets of chromosomes.<p>Bread, like wine, is pivotal in Judeo-Christian rituals. Both products …

Genetics

New CRISPR technique skips over portions of genes that can cause disease

In a new study in cells, researchers have adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to cause the cell's internal machinery to skip over a small portion …

Genetics

Google and GN Hearing partner to stream audio from Android devices directly to hearing aids

Denmark’s GN Hearing broke new ground in hearing aid technology five years ago when it inked a deal with Apple to develop a hearing aid that would integrate seamlessly with an iPhone, with no need for an intermediary device. And today it announced a significant, new milestone expansion in that …

Technology

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: 1 Part Genes, 1 Part Experience

Credit: iStock<p>Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating, psychiatric disorder that can occur following exposure to trauma or extreme …

Physiology

Discovery of a key protein involved in the development of autism

Most individuals with autism spectrum disorder cannot be distinguished by physical traits or by severe neurological symptoms. In fact, these cases …

Autism

The secret behind cell revival revealed

Naturally occurring or wild-type fission yeast cells can maintain MC while they are in the G0 phase effortlessly for over four weeks, even after …

Biology

How Dad Genes Determine the Way Moms Care for Babies

Infants may benefit most from fathers silencing one key gene, new research reveals.<p>A father’s genes may actually help determine how a mother cares …

Parenting

Synergy in Cancer Treatment

Cancer is a very complex, multifaceted disease that is strongly associated with inflammation.<p>Many studies have shown that reducing inflammation …

Cancer

Elephants Have Special Genes That Keep Them From Getting Cancer

In elephants, an old set of extra genes is still intact. They kill off cells with damaged DNA, which makes elephants practically immune to …

Cancer

Epigenetics: research explores policy risks

<b>Epigenetics and the notion of plasticity have changed the way we think about human development. Deakin’s new ARC Future Fellow Maurizio Meloni is</b> …

Epigenetics

Byproducts of 'junk DNA' implicated in cancer spread: Emerging class of RNAs keep tumor-promoting genes turned on

Emerging class of RNAs keep tumor-promoting genes turned on<p>Biologists have revealed that enhancer RNAs play a significant role in cancer …

Cancer

Corymbia genome expands terpene synthesis knowledge

Genome annotations of two C. citriodora subspecies broaden understanding of the terpene synthase gene family across eucalypt lineages.<p>From the …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Sunday Riley Serum 1,500 People Ranked 5 Stars Is​ Now Under $100

Nearly all of Sunday Riley's offerings have their own cult followings, but Good Genes is on another level. With over 1,500 five-star reviews, the lactic acid treatment remains one of the most universally lauded serums in the skincare world. And it now has a rare discount thanks to Dermstore's …

Skin Care

The Tyranny of the Exclamation Point Is Causing Email and Text Anxiety

We’ve become addicted to exclamation points in emails and texts, and going cold turkey freaks people out<p>John Witkowski was trying to make some progress on a work project one day this summer when he fired off more than two dozen emails. The 30-year-old tax accountant from Cleveland ended each …

Genomics

France Takes On Cellphone Addiction With a Ban in Schools

‘Children don’t have the maturity’ for smartphones, a French mother says. ‘Some adults don’t either.’<p>PARIS—Solal Paroux’s friends all have smartphones, and the 12-year-old Parisian has been needling his parents to get him one too. But his parents are resisting.<p>And now they have the law on their …

Mobile

Apparent bias toward long gene misregulation in MeCP2 syndromes disappears after controlling for baseline variations

Abstract<p>Recent studies have suggested that genes longer than 100 kb are more likely to be misregulated in neurological diseases associated with …

Baylor College of Medicine

Complex networks identify genes for biofuel crops

To improve biofuel production, scientists must understand the fundamental interactions that lead to the expression of key traits in plants and …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

An African-specific profile of pharmacogene variants for rosuvastatin plasma variability: limited role for SLCO1B1 c.521T>C and ABCG2 c.421A>C

1.<p>Lee E, Ryan S, Birmingham B, Zalikowski J, March R, Ambrose H, et al. Rosuvastatin pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics in white and Asian …

Google Scholar

Volume 121 Issue 3, September 2018

• Arnaud Sentis<br>• , Raphaël Bertram<br>• , Nathalie Dardenne<br>• , Felipe Ramon-Portugal<br>• , Gilles Espinasse<br>• , Ines Louit<br>• , Lucie Negri<br>• , Elena Haeler<br>• , Thomas Ashkar<br>• , …

Biology

Jason Statham Good Genes or Good Docs?

<b>Jason Statham</b>'s good looks really deserve some action!<p>Here's a 35-year-old version of the '<b>Transporter</b>' star looking grown out at a premiere back in …

Jason Statham

New Kind of Drug, Silencing Genes, Gets FDA Approval

Alnylam’s Onpattro, approved to treat a rare nerve disorder, features the latest technology for fighting disease<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug that combats disease by silencing the genes driving it, the newest technology transforming the arsenal of medicines.<p>…

FDA

How Pharmacogenomics Is Improving American Healthcare

America prescribes more than 4 billion drugs each year, and half of them aren't even working. The CEO of a leading pharmacogenomics firm shares his …

Biotechnology

Integrative analysis of fitness and metabolic effects of plasmids in <i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i> PAO1

1.<p>Gogarten JP, Townsend JP. Horizontal gene transfer, genome innovation and evolution. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2005;3:679–87.<p>2.<p>Wiedenbeck J, Cohan FM. …

Google Scholar

Why Under Armour Inc. Stock Fell 11.2% in July

The athletic apparel and footwear company turned lower in the days after its second-quarter report. Here's why.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Under Armour …

Under Armour

Fifth PS Online Foal Auction with Chique, Charm and World Championship Genes

On 11 August 2018 the fifth PSI Online Foal Auction will start and the top collection is gifted with chique, charm and World Championship genes!<p>In …

Dressage

Found: Genes responsible for insulin resistance

By Express News Service<p>BENGALURU: Scientists of School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, have identified key …

Diabetes